Science in the Age of Reason Set, 2 Volumes
Science in the Age of Reason is an engaging, exciting, hands-on, multilevel elementary resource that is the fourth in a series of books by Dr. Jay Wile. Introducing scientific concepts in the context of history, students will follow the work of the scientists who lived during the period known as The Age of Reason (1656-1850). Arranged chronologically, chapters focus both on concepts as well as thinkers, including Halley, Anders Celsius, Benjamin Franklin, Carl Linneaus, Joseph Black, Erasmus Darwin, Lazzaro Spallanzani, James Hutton, John Dalton, Thomas Young, and others alongside topics that include carbon dioxide, atomic theory, Celsius/Fahrenheit temperatures, conductors and insulators, evaporation, genera and classification, erosion, and inoculation. A total of 90 lessons are included; divided into chronological sections, each section contains 12 regular lessons and 3 challenge lessons for a total of 15 lessons. Depending on how much science you wish to teach in your homeschool, th...