• Fundamentals of Chemistry Textbook


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    • Science Shepherd’s homeschool chemistry Textbook teaches students the necessities of middle school chemistry while preparing them with the principles for higher-level science. Written to be student and parent friendly.

      Fundamentals of Chemistry from Science Shepherd is a homeschool chemistry curriculum written by Dr. Scott Hardin. The comprehensive middle school course integrates textbook, video lessons and labs to prepare students for higher level chemistry in the areas of data collection and standardization, atoms, bonding, organic chemistry and more. Students also learn how the observations of chemistry support biblical creation. Fundamentals of Chemistry encourages independent study, and with the supplementary teacher information provided in the Answer Key & Parent Companion, parents can be involved in their student's learning without needing to be a chemistry expert.

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      • Made-for-homeschool chemistry textbook reviews atoms, elements, bonding, reactions and more.
      • Written as a high school preparatory text for middle school.
      • Presents key chemistry concepts in a straightforward, student-friendly layout.
      • Includes chapter study questions to foster subject mastery.
      • High-quality, full-color pictures and graphics.
      • Written for independent study.
      • Fully developed by homeschoolers.
      • Choice of format: hardcover or eBook.
      • Recommended for middle school grades 7-8 (ages 12-14), or as an introductory 9th grade text (ages 14+)
      • ISBN-13: 9780991636990
      • 280+ pages
      • Hardcover textbook printed in the USA
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