Adventures on Planet Earth: Level 3

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Overview

For ages 7-9

Adventures on Planet Earth, Level 3 of Master Books’ award-winning Let’s Talk Science series, is the perfect study of earth science for your third grade level student. Through exploration, investigations, and biblically inspired stories, this homeschool curriculum reveals that science supports what they read in the Bible.

Their faith will grow as they study trees, the food chain, biomes, and animals such as birds, sloths, elephants, and more. Each lesson offers Hidden Treasures to help the student see the biblical connection of the scientific facts and build a deeper relationship with God.

This one-year course is designed to be studied five times a week with lessons completed in approximately 20-30 minutes.

A Look Inside

SKU M266-0
Manufacturer Master Books
Weight (in lbs) 2.50
Title Adventures on Planet Earth: Level 3
Series Let's Talk Science
Volume in Series 3
ISBN 13 9781683442660
Contributors Carrie Lindquist
Binding Paperback
Page Count 384
Publisher New Leaf Publishing Group, LLC
Dimensions (in inches) 8 1/2 x 11

In Adventures on Planet Earth, your student will explore topics spanning from ecology to stewardship of our world. Through conversational lessons, hands-on expression, and activities, your student will encounter God’s design as they learn about biomes, climates, the food chain, trees, forest structure, decomposers, symbiotic relationships, and more.

While exploring four of the world’s major biomes, your student will also compile a personalized Science Notebook to document and share what they’ve learned each week. Along the way, they’ll discover hidden treasures that teach them more about their relationship with God as they encounter His wisdom, power, and majesty on display in creation.

Using the Master Books’ method of education, this full-color course offers:

  • Conversational lessons
  • Apply It opportunities
  • Digging Deeper into topics
  • Writing and drawing in their own Science Notebook
  • A helpful course calendar and materials list to make completing the course easier.
  • Vocabulary words highlighted throughout.
  • Opportunities for students to create their own models of the biomes!

Course Objectives

Students completing this course will:

  • Explore elements of ecology including the food chain, climates, forest structure, symbiotic relationships, stewardship, and decomposition
  • Discover that science teaches many lessons about God and our relationship with Him
  • Learn to watch for elements of God’s design as they study science
  • Compile a unique Science Notebook as they document what they’ve learned and share it with others

Presented as a conversation between siblings Ben and Hannah, Let’s Talk Science 3: Adventures on Planet Earth is an exciting and easy-to-use science course. Your homeschool student will discover unique and interesting places on our planet while expanding their vocabulary and developing a deeper understanding of God as Creator and His Word.


Table of Contents

  • Introduction to Ecology
  • The Boreal Forest Climate
  • Conifers
  • The Lodgepole Pine
  • The Food Chain 1
  • The Food Chain 2
  • A Broken Web
  • A Web Restored
  • Boreal Biome Project
  • Temperate Deciduous Forest
  • Deciduous Trees
  • The Forest Canopy
  • Under the Canopy
  • The Forest Floor
  • Decomposition
  • Lichens
  • Forest Relationships
  • Deciduous Biome Project
  • Tropical Rainforest
  • Emergent Layer
  • Canopy
  • Birds of the Canopy
  • The Sloth
  • Monkeys of the Canopy
  • The Understory
  • Rainforest Floor
  • Rainforest Biome Project
  • The Grassland
  • Savannah Grasses
  • Acacia Trees
  • The Elephant
  • Savannah Animals
  • Grassland Biome Project
  • The Image of God
  • Stewardship
  • Review
Science made fun!
Review by Candice
My oldest daughter loved this series of science books! Her favorite part was the experiments she got to do. If you have a child who is more hands on then these are the books for you.
Perfect for my creative daughter!
Review by Charity
This course has been perfect for my 8 yo daughter. We are using My Story 2 along with it and we're able to coordinate many of the regions we are studying there with their biome unit in LTS3.

The notebooking and biome activities have been great for helping my daughter refine her artistic skills and cement what she is learning.

We are also loving the Biblical worldview
So refreshing after having used a literature based curriculum with secular books 2 years ago.
Fun science
Review by marilyn
My daughter is about to finish this book up, it's been a really great science book, most of it she can do independently. I like how they add in drawing , she has an adorable notebook with drawings from the year, and the biomes are a fun addition!
Great Hands On
Review by Amy
I am in love with all the Let's Talk Science series - We really enjoyed the Level 3. Last year I used it with my 3rd and 6th grader. It wasn't too much, but it was enough to get the info. in. I just wish I grew up with this when I was learning. But thankful I can use it with my children.
Love this for multiple grade levels
Review by Sarah
We use this for my 1st and 3rd graders and I love how it can be taught to multiple children. My kids love the is series. We have only done Master Books for Science and will continue to complete this series!
Daughter Does This on Her Own
Review by Emilie
My eldest daughter loves this science curriculum! I've tried others , but they weren't as easy or fun to use on a daily basis. This one gives you a list of supplies to buy (that's honestly the hardest part, lol, and that's really not hard at all). She retains so much information, and she says she likes this curriculum because it feels like she learns a lot (her words, not mine). She also enjoys the extra resources, like the Children's Atlas of God's World and the God's Big Book of Animals (make sure to buy these!).

I asked her what she wants to do for next year. She said she wants to do the next book in the series because she enjoys the experiments. BUT, she wants to add on Elementary Zoology as well. So, she wants to do two science classes.

She's not even the child I would have thought would have been my science nerd. Thank God for Master Books curriculum!

The best part is that she's learning a Biblical creationist worldview from a young age, and she's exploring the world with the resources and authors she needs to dig deep into the world around her. I'm so relieved that as she grows and meets with Evolutionary opposition, she's going to (God-helping) be in a much better position than I was to see through the false mythology of Darwinian Evolution.
Fun and interesting
Review by N
My kid loves these series, his learning style is kinesthetic and these books are a perfect fit for him.
excellent
Review by kari
My kids are loving this science book. each lesson ends with a science journal art activity which they love. I am using this for grades k, 2, 4 and 5th and its working really well. The material is efficient and engaging. well done!
Good science curriculum
Review by Smithmom
I have a science background and I think this curriculum is great! It does a good job of capturing the student's attention and is well organized.
Another hit
Review by Lauren
This is the third one we've used, and it was another big hit! Plan on getting the next one as well! My daughter loves these lessons, and I like how everything is laid out.
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