The word 'apologia' means, in the simplest terms, 'to defend.' Apologia Ministries exists to give the home-schooled student an education that will help him or her make a reasoned defense of the Christian faith. To do this Apologia offers science, history, language arts, and biblical worldview curriculum designed to help students cultivate a biblically sound approach to all thought and experience. Apologia Homeschool Curriculum is student-directed, Bible-based, and encourages students to use scripture as a lens through which to view the world around them. The full line of Apologia Homeschool Curriculum and resources can be found at Mardel.