Courses this book is used in:
- Science 5 & 6 (Option 1 for 6th grade):
Topics covered include Life, Earth, and Physical Science. The Life Science units cover cells, genetics, and heredity, classification of species, types of plants, and types of animals. The Earth Science units cover ecosystem characteristics, cycles, and interactions, weather, layers of the Earth, types of rocks, the solar system, stars, and the galaxies. The Physical Science units cover atoms, elements, and compounds, the physical properties of matter, the physical and chemical changes of matter, heat and energy, sound, light, electricity, magnetism, forces, motion, and machines and work. Contains nothing contrary to Church teaching and no human reproduction. Kolbe Academy uses the 6th grade book for 5th and 6th grades.