Reformation Biographies

Reformation Biographies Description Humanity collectively entered the Age of the Consciousness Soul in the 15 th century. With this change of consciousness, comes a greater sense of individuality and personal freedom as well as the ability to stand apart as a witness one’s own inner life, but outwardly, a greater sense of identification with people…

Hygeia – Nutrition and Physiology

Hygeia – Nutrition and Physiology Description This book provides the teacher with a three to four-week study on the nutritional contents of food [vitamins, minerals, proteins, fats and carbohydrates] and the related diseases of obesity, diabetes, bulimia, as well as lung cancer induced by smoking (within the context of the respiratory system). The intent of…

The Age of Exploration and Discovery

The Age of Exploration and Discovery Description This historical study chronologically follows the teaching of the Renaissance for its primary focus is upon the explorers of the New World. However, exploration by Europeans began with the Vikings and later with Marco Polo—among others—and these historical figures are also investigated. Student activities associated with this study…

Renaissance Biographies

Renaissance Biographies Description One lives through the exciting times of the European Renaissance through the lives of three principal biographies. Art history of the Renaissance is introduced in this study and one of the important activities of this book is devoted to learning portraiture. Sample ContentTable of ContentsSample Content Sample Lesson Leonardo da Vinci It…

Physics II

Physics II Description This study builds upon the investigation of simple physics phenomena from the previous grade (Heat, Light, and Sound). Now we investigate electricity and magnetism, mechanics, acoustics, and optics. The approach is phenomenological, but the student will be led to learn some of the fundamental laws of physics such as the mathematical ratios…

Perspective Drawing

Perspective Drawing Description Exact geometrical perspective drawing, using T-square and straight edge, was developed in the early Renaissance. Perspective geometry creates the illusion of seeing into three-dimensional space on the two-dimensional surface plane of the picture. The student will learn to construct architectural interiors and exteriors as well as landscapes. Embedded within this study are…

Introduction to the Seventh Grade Year

Introduction to the Seventh Grade Year Description This overview book provides the teacher with the daily schedule as well as the block rotation for the entire year. There is a section devoted to understanding the adolescent years that the student is now entering, as well as reading lists for independent study and lists of the…

Introduction to Algebra

Introduction to Algebra Description This approach to the teaching of this subject incorporates visual analogs for the understanding of beginning algebraic concepts. For example, negative numbers are seen as “below zero” on the thermometer, combining like terms operations are depicted as sorting similar products on store shelves, linear equations are seen as sea routes and…