Teachers need for their parents to be on board with mastery learning. Perhaps this is their first time with such a method. Without a basic understanding of the new paradigm, parents may only perceive that their child’s science class is a lot hard than in the past. But once they grasp the reason for the Read More…
For those who don’t quite get the distinction between accuracy and precision, or who have seen misleading explanations in other textbooks, we offer this paper. John Mays elucidates these terms that are critical in science and so often misunderstood.
Like death and taxes, errors in books are a certainty, no matter how closely you edit. This document contains corrections to known errors to date in all textbooks.
This document contains a Materials List for the 11 experiments included in Favorite Experiments in Physics and Physical Science.
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For students who have Macs without Microsoft Excel, you can prepare your graphs in Pages with the built-in Charts tool. Pages can make a great looking graph, and the specific features of the graph are easier to set than they are in Excel.
We frequently get asked if we have a recommended sequence for science courses that corresponds to our textbook publication, as well as which math class best suits each science class.
The ability to express one variable in terms of another is a critical skill for students to apprehend. This document provides several representative problems and how to work out the solutions.
Published in the Winter 2012 volume of Classis: The Quarterly Journal of the Association of Classical and Christian Schools. The fact that mathematics, an abstract construct purely inside the human brain, is able to model the real world is a mystery bordering on the miraculous.