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Giveaway: Human Body Science Pack

on August 4, 2012

Today’s giveaway, the fourth and final giveaway in our Curriculum Clean-Out, is for a collection of books to help young learners understand how the human body works. Titles include …

The first title, Play and Find Out about the Human Body, is a collection of 50 easy experiments for preschoolers through second graders. Each activity begins with a question, followed by a simple experiment, an explanation of the results, and related activities. If you have a child who asks questions about everything, this is the book for you. Our copy has been loved and shows definite signs of use, though the binding is still tight and there are no rips or tears. (We’re parting with it only because we’ve upgraded to Janice VanCleave’s Big Book of Play and Find Out Science Projects.)

The second title, Make It Work: Body, is a collection of models, artistic representations, and experiments to help elementary students visualize and understand the workings of the human body. This book is geared toward 3rd-6th graders. Younger children could probably understand the concepts presented, but would need assistance with the projects. This book is in excellent condition.

The third title, You and Your Body, introduces 4- to 8-year-olds to the basic workings of the human body and outlines steps they can take to keep their bodies healthy. It includes simple experiments and thought-provoking questions. This book is in like-new condition.

The fourth title, The Human Body, is a part of Scholastic’s Science Reader series, and is meant to be one that kindergartners and first graders can read on their own. It is new.

To enter this drawing, simply comment on this post, telling me what science curriculum or resource your family likes best. You may earn extra entries by liking Preschool Years at Home on Facebook, subscribing to our FeedBurner feed, sharing this giveaway on your own blog, or tweeting about it. The contest ends at midnight August 11. Free media mail shipping is to U.S. addresses only.

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34 Responses to “Giveaway: Human Body Science Pack”

  1. stacy says:

    I’ve heard a lot of positives about Switched on Schoolhouse.

  2. Jill Lauder says:

    Usborne’s My Body is great!

  3. Holly Maurer says:

    A beka

  4. laura says:

    so far we’ve enjoyed doing science experiments from the Complete book of Science workbook~

  5. Kelly says:

    I would love to win this!!

  6. Kelly says:

    I love Janice!

  7. Dony says:

    We dont follow any set science resource. We however try and do most of the experiments from Sid the science kid show.

  8. Marci says:

    We’re JUST starting but we have Science Simplified. I’m excited to start! 🙂

  9. Julia Stone says:

    We use ABeka textbooks, and a lot of encyclopedias and experiment books/kits.

  10. Karyn says:

    I love the Apologia books. Thanks for the giveaway!

  11. Rachell Howard says:

    We love the Apologia Science.

  12. Jennifer says:

    We’ve enjoyed Ken Hamm and Buddy Davis in Dinosaurs Genesis & the Gospel. We have a couple of his books as well.

  13. Jessica Evans says:

    We absolutely love Real Science4Kids, the learning material has been invaluable.

  14. Paula says:

    Apologia Science but it cost too much!

  15. Robin says:

    We love Answers in Genesis resources best! Thanks for the chance to win!

  16. Kala says:

    This is our first year doing science. My kids love doing science experiments tho!

  17. Amy LaRue says:

    We are just starting to home school, so I am not sure.

  18. Kate says:

    Our vegetable garden.

  19. Sabrina Cody says:

    We just started homeschooling & don’t have a science curriculum yet!

  20. alina says:

    i like the books from skwids.com

  21. Kristina Best says:

    We haven’t really done any science.

  22. Fontaine says:

    We are just starting Kinder with my son, so we havent tried any science curriculum yet. We are planning to use Weaver Interlock, which covers Genesis 1-11 so these books would be a great resource for that. thank you for the opportunity!

  23. Christine Apolenis says:

    I have loved Nancy Larson Science!

  24. NEw to homeschool this year but thinking about using Sonlight science.

  25. Melanie Nygaard says:

    Sounds good! I have a preschooler.

  26. Rissa says:

    Honestly, I get most of my science experiment “stuff” from the internet and library books. This is my first year homeschooling, though, so that may change in the years to come!!

  27. Kirsten says:

    I only have preK kids, so we haven’t used a curriculum, but we do a lot outside (garden, farm chores, nature walks)

  28. Tracey M. says:

    We have only used science experiments from past teaching experiences, My Father’s World K, and montessori nomenclature and three-part cards in the past. We loved them all! This year we will have the great opportunity to try Apologia. I know that Alyssa will LOVE it!

  29. Susan Alexander says:

    We don’t really have any science resources yet. I think really all we’ve done is watch some videos on youtube and national geographic… :p

  30. Amazing Science DVD set was definitely our favorite find of this last year.

    janemaritz at yahoo dot com

  31. Julie says:

    We have loved Apologia Science.

  32. Jess McCarthy says:

    The Magic School Bus videos and books have been a huge hit at our house!

  33. Colleen P says:

    My kids have been completely engaged by the Magic School Bus books (the shows, not so much) and the local nature center resources.

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