Apologia Exploring Creation with Astronomy

Apologia Astronomy is a Charlotte-Mason inspired homeschool curriculum that covers the sun, moon, planets, asteroids & meteors, planets, galaxies, and more!

Explore the vastness of the universe with Exploring Creation with Astronomy, 2nd Edition from Apologia. Study the basics of the field of astronomy, the sun, moon, planets, asteroids & meteors, the Kuiper Belt and Dwarf Planets, galaxies, and more through conversational lessons written directly to students. This Charlotte-Mason inspired guide to astronomy will keep kids interested and engaged for each lesson!

This second edition features bright photographs, sidebars with Biblical wisdom, infographics to help children understand information, callout boxes which give special attention to God as Creator, "what do you remember?" review questions, and integrated activities. 216 pages, hardcover. Index and answers to the "What do you Remember? questions are included. Scripture taken from the NASB. Elementary Grades; Grades 1-6. May be completed in one semester or one year depending on the desired schedule. 14 lessons. 2nd Edition.

This companion notebooking journal is the perfect way to expand your study of Apologia's Exploring Creation with Astronomy Textbook 2nd Edition (not included and sold-separately). This journal includes the activities children need to complete the assignments in the course and provides a place for them to record experiments and display work. Grades 3-6.

Features include:

  • A daily, color-coordinated schedule for textbook reading section assignments, notebook section assignments, and additional activities for use with the science kit (not included and optional)

  • "Fascinating facts and personal reflection" pages
  • Scripture copywork pages (in both print and cursive)
  • Full-color, lapbook style minibooks
  • Vocabulary Crosswords
  • "Take it further" pages for extension activities
  • "What do you remember" review questions for each lesson, which can be answered orally or in writing as a written narration
  • Fill-in templates for completing notebooking activities
  • Final review questions

Answer key for crosswords and final review included. 336 pages, softcover spiralbound. Consumable and non -reproducible. NASB Scripture used.

This Apologia Notebooking Journal is designed for students in grades 3-6. For students who struggle with handwriting or writing, the Jr Notebooking Journal (sold-separately) might be more appropriate as it contains fewer writing-based activities.

    This audiobook CD is an audio recording of the (sold-separately) Apologia elementary textbook Exploring Creation with Astronomy 2nd Edition, read by author Jeannie Fulbright. Perfect for students who are auditory learners, slow readers, or who have disabilities that make reading difficult! This is an MP3-CD; you must have an MP3-compatible CD player or computer to listen. Grades 1-6.

    Please Note: In order to improve the listening experience, some words and sentences have been altered from the textbook.

    Explore the vastness of the universe with Apologia's Exploring Creation with Astronomy, 2nd Edition textbook. Study the basics of the field of astronomy, the sun, moon, planets, asteroids & meteors, the Kuiper Belt and Dwarf Planets, galaxies, and more through conversational lessons written directly to students. This Charlotte-Mason inspired guide to astronomy will keep kids interested and engaged for each lesson!

    This second edition text features bright photographs, sidebars with Biblical wisdom, infographics to help children understand information, callout boxes which give special attention to God as Creator, "what do you remember?" review questions, and integrated activities.

    The companion Astronomy Notebooking Journal is the perfect way to expand your study of the textbook. The journal includes the activities children need to complete the assignments in the course and provides a place for them to record experiments and display work. Features include Scripture copywork pages, lapbook-style minibooks, vocabulary crosswords, "Take it Further" extension activities, "What do you Remember?" review questions which can be answered orally or through written narration, final review questions, and more. The Notebooking Journal is designed for grades 3-6.

    This kit includes:

    • Exploring Creation with Astronomy Textbook; 216 pages, hardcover. Scripture taken from the NASB. Elementary Grades; Grades 1-6. May be completed in one semester or one year depending on the desired schedule. 14 lessons. 2nd Edition.

    • Astronomy Notebooking Journal; 336 pages, softcover spiralbound. Consumable and non -reproducible. NASB Scripture used.

    This Apologia Notebooking Journal is designed for students in grades 3-6. For students who struggle with handwriting or writing, the Jr Notebooking Journal (sold-separately) might be more appropriate as it contains fewer writing-based activities.

      Explore the vastness of the universe with Apologia's Exploring Creation with Astronomy, 2nd Edition textbook. Study the basics of the field of astronomy, the sun, moon, planets, asteroids & meteors, the Kuiper Belt and Dwarf Planets, galaxies, and more through conversational lessons written directly to students. This Charlotte-Mason inspired guide to astronomy will keep kids interested and engaged for each lesson!

      This second edition text features bright photographs, sidebars with Biblical wisdom, infographics to help children understand information, callout boxes which give special attention to God as Creator, "what do you remember?" review questions, and integrated activities.

      The companion Astronomy Notebooking Journal is the perfect way to expand your study of the textbook. The journal includes the activities children need to complete the assignments in the course and provides a place for them to record experiments and display work. Features include Scripture copywork pages, lapbook-style minibooks, vocabulary crosswords, "Take it Further" extension activities, "What do you Remember?" review questions which can be answered orally or through written narration, final review questions, and more.

      The MP3 Audio CD is an audio recording of the text read by author Jeannie Fulbright (though in order to improve the listening experience, some words and sentences have been altered from the textbook). Perfect for students who are auditory learners, slow readers, or who have disabilities that make reading difficult! This is an MP3-CD; you must have an MP3-compatible CD player or computer to listen.

      This kit includes:

      • Exploring Creation with Astronomy Textbook; 216 pages, hardcover. Scripture taken from the NASB. Elementary Grades; Grades 1-6. May be completed in one semester or one year depending on the desired schedule. 14 lessons. 2nd Edition.

      • Astronomy Notebooking Journal; 336 pages, softcover spiralbound. Consumable and non -reproducible. NASB Scripture used.
      • Astronomy MP3 Audio CD

        This complete, full color, spiral-bound Science Kit Guide covers the 63 activities in the Apologia Exploring Creation with Astronomy textbook. Features in the guide include:

        • Background information to help your student understand what concept they are going to learn in the activity

        • Comprehensive instruction for successfully completing each activity
        • Discussion points to initiate deeper thinking
        • A star rating system so that a student can evaluate each activity

        1. Apologia Supplements

        Designed to be used with Apologia's Exploring Creation with Astronomy, 2nd Edition (not-included and sold-separately), this lab kit includes many of the items you need to complete the experiment/activity at the end of each lesson; it does NOT contain the materials needed to complete the other activities throughout the chapter. Items are packaged in individual lesson bags for easy use. See the Contents PDF for a full list of included components. Parents will still need to gather some supplies.

        This schedule of daily lesson plans is designed to be used alongside Apologia's sold-separately Exploring Creation with Astronomy. Arranged by lesson, each day's work is laid out for the student with page numbers, notebook activities, project activities, experiments, and supplies needed. Printed-paper; stapled in corner.

        Lapbook Journals are designed to bring a more hands-on learning aspect to all levels of Apologia science. All 14 lessons of Apologia’s Exploring Creation with Astronomy are covered. As your student explore the structure of the entire solar system, each phase of the moon, and discovers interesting facts about Nicolas Copernicus and Galileo, they will cut out, assemble, and write in booklets that are then glued into lapbook folders. Instructions for assembly are part of the PDF file, along with a Teacher’s Guide that tells you where to find the answers to all the questions within the chapters of the textbook. PDF download.

        Knowing key terminology is an important part of scientific study. Study the important vocabulary terms in Apologia’s Exploring Creation with Astronomy 2nd Edition with Knowledge Box Central's printable vocabulary flash cards. All 170 terms (the underlined words in each module) are included. Cards feature the vocabulary word and module number one side and the definition on the other side. The cards are intended to be printed double-sided, with six cards per page, to be cut along the printed lines. Print as many as needed for your own household. PDF download.