Discover the incredible beauty and purpose of the plants that fill our earth. Through easy, hands-on experiments and vibrant lessons, children will learn to see God’s magnificent hand in the world that surrounds them. This 94-page unit will help your child learn about the diversity, beauty, and function of plants. Lesson extensions throughout the unit provide added learning for grades 7-8. The book Trees and Their World available below is suggested to expand learning.
Lesson 1 – What is Botany?
Lesson 2 – The Life Cycle of a Plant
Lesson 3 – Parts of a Plant
Lesson 4 – Seeds
Lesson 5 – Flowers: Part 1
Lesson 6 – Flowers: Part 2
Lesson 7 – Leaves
Lesson 8 – Photosynthesis
Lesson 9 – Plant Cells
Lesson 10 – Plant Classification
Lesson 11 – Growing Plants
Lesson 12 – Trees
Lesson 13 – Poisonous and Carnivorous Plants
The Good and the Beautiful curriculum takes a general Christian worldview, focusing, not on the doctrine of any particular Christian church, but on high moral character and basic Bible principles such as gratitude, honesty, prayer, and kindness. Parents can add in their own doctrinal beliefs as desired.
The curriculum is reviewed by members of many different faiths to make sure that the curriculum does not include doctrine specific to any Christian church. We have reviewers and users of the following denominations and more: Lutheran, Assemblies of God, Catholic, Baptist, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Mennonite, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nazarene, Methodist, Non-Denominational, and Seventh Day Adventists.
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