Your students will love this fun and interactive way to learn with Alpha Omega Publications Switched-On Schoolhouse Science Grade 8 General Science 2 on a USB Flash Drive! Easy-to-grasp step-by-step STEM lessons provide an in-depth study of physical science. Middle school kids will get an overview of the history of science, structure and properties of matter, health and nutrition, types of energy, electricity and magnetism, work, energy, forces, simple machines, balance in nature, natural cycles and resources and more.
This one-year hands-on computer-based course features engaging lessons and projects, scientific activities and experiments, exciting learning games and video clips! Time-saving quizzes and tests with automatic grading for easy assessment plus automatic lesson planning are included.
Junior-high students will learn to:
- Use their main senses for observation of the world around them
- Define science and describe its history
- Demonstrate a knowledge of the different changes in matter
- Describe elements and compounds in the terms of atoms and molecules
- Know how to develop good health habits
- Explain and give examples of the different types of energy
- Describe different types of simple machines
- Discuss the balance in nature regarding the different cycles
Students will respond to diverse question formats including fill-in-the-blank, multiple choice and essay.
SOS is a comprehensive Christian curriculum that offers quality education, mastery learning, flexibility, and convenience. Great for the main learning styles - auditory, kinesthetic, reading/writing, and visual. SOS gives you engaging, student-directed, self-paced customizable lessons that students enjoy.
Order your Alpha Omega Publications Switched-On Schoolhouse Science Grade 8 General Science 2 on a USB Flash Drive today!
Switched-On Schoolhouse Features:
- Ability to save projects to your computer and upload to the SOS database when finished
- Ability to create your own course or assignment
- Alternate quizzes and tests
- Attendance tracking
- Time-saving automatic grading and lesson planning (parents grade essays and projects)
- Customizable scheduling and easy re-scheduling
- Text-to-Speech functionality for students to read along while hearing the text
- Many audio/video files have written transcripts available
- Multiple reports such as format report cards, transcripts, quick daily activity reports
- Print capabilities for schoolwork done away from the computer - just enter their answers into SOS once you're at home
- Switched-On Schoolhouse is provided on a convenient USB stick
SOS USB System Requirements: See the back of the box image or contact one of our friendly Mardel customer service representatives at 1.888.262.7335.
- - Alpha Omega Publications Switched-On Schoolhouse General Science 2 on a USB Flash Drive
- - Grade 8 comprehensive homeschool Christian curriculum for all learning styles
- - One-year computer-based course teaches an in-depth study of physical science
- - SOS features quality education, mastery learning, flexibility, and convenience
- - Interactive course including lessons, experiments, learning games, and video clips
- - Includes automatic lesson planning plus quizzes and tests with automatic grading