This course concentrates on marine wildlife and marine habitats. It provides a survey of members of each biological kingdom that live in marine environments. The student will learn about the microscopic organisms that make life in the ocean possible, including details about their interesting habits and life cycles. The student will also learn about the anatomy of many macroscopic marine creatures such as clams, starfish, and sharks, and much more.
Exploring Creation with General Science: 3rd Edition is part of Apologia's line of award-winning homeschool science curriculum. It has been rewritten to truly walk each student through middle school's transition time from the elementary years to the high school sciences. Specifically designed to be the first course taken during junior high, it was created to give middle school students a basic understanding of the world that surrounds them each day of their lives so that they can appreciate the real-world relevance of scientific inquiry and the beauty of creation.
Our award-winning marine biology curriculum is now more exciting than ever! The updated second edition takes your student under the sea to explore the many wonders of marine wildlife and habitats. Topics covered in this edition include everything from microscopic organisms that make life in the ocean possible to macroscopic marine creatures such as clams, starfish, and sharks. Students will discover how these creatures and their physical surroundings form marine ecosystems such as intertidal zones, estuaries, coral reefs, continental shelf communities, epipelagic communities, and deep-ocean communities.