Discover resources for teaching science at home.
Homeschool Science Curriculum
Adapted from The Virginia Homeschool Manual. Compiled by Vicki Bentley, Susan Brooks, Janice Campbell, and Rachel Ramey. Most of the subject-specific resources can be ordered from the major curriculum suppliers listed under “Homeschool Material Sources,” but publisher websites are indicated where appropriate. Publisher websites often offer additional product information, articles, links to other sites, and free e-newsletters.
Alpha Omega Institute
Dave and Mary Jo Nutting provide a biblical framework for teaching science. They publish a bi-monthly newsletter Think and Believe and offer a Creation Vacation Bible School, camps, and seminars, as well as a resource center. Young-earth creationists.
(This is not the same as Alpha Omega Publications, which is a curriculum supplier.)
American Science and Surplus
A catalogue with all kinds of incredible stuff!
Card games teaching biology, astronomy, electricity, and many more subjects.
Answers in Genesis
Offer books, magazines, videos, and a multitude of young-earth creation resources. Operates the Creation Museum in Kentucky. Focuses on the Word of God as the original source material for the study of science and origins. A ministry of Ken Ham.
Magazine published by Answers in Genesis. Young-earth creation perspective.
by Dr. Jay Wile
High-quality curriculum written by a Christian scientist.
Backyard Scientist series
by Jane Hoffman
Beginnings Publishing Company
The Rainbow: A two-year science curriculum for 12-14-year-olds, with equipment and labs.
The Spectrum: A science curriculum for high school students, based on The Rainbow curriculum.
Blood and Guts
by Linda Allison
Non-fiction book teaches children about the workings of the human body.
Blue Spruce Scientific Supply
Download a catalog for homeschoolers with live specimens, dissection specimens, and equipment.
Carolina Biological Supply Company
Carries just about everything needed for teaching science.
Castle Heights Press
Offers unit studies and lab books in various sciences.
Considering God’s Creation
Natural science adaptable for grades 2-7.
Covenant Heights Conference Center
Offers outdoor education classes for grades 4-8.
Creation and Journal of Creation (TJ)
Magazines published by Creation Ministries International. Young-earth creation perspective.
Delta Science Modules
Life science, earth science, and physical science kits.
More than 4,000 science products.
Eyewitness Science books
Well-designed books with extensive photographic illustrations.
Facts for Faith
Christian scientific apologetics data update published by Reasons to Believe. Old-earth creation perspective.
Great Science Adventures
Subject books (human body, space, etc.) supply activities and reproducibles suitable for use with grades K-8.
Home Training Tools
Science equipment and supplies company operated from Christian perspective and run by a homeschooling family.
Insect Lore Products
Lots of BUGS!
Institute for Creation Research
ICR publishes a free monthly magazine titled Acts and Facts, a daily devotional, has a graduate school for creation science, a museum that portrays natural history from a young-earth viewpoint, and sponsors trips to the Grand Canyon and Mount St. Helens. Offers an apologetics course called Creationist Worldview.
A source of material for children from a young-earth creation science viewpoint.
The NASA Home Page
National Audubon Society
Contact your local chapter through the website.
Nature Friend Magazine
HEAV members save on subscriptions!
Monthly Christian nature magazine.
Nature’s Workshop Plus
Lego science kits!
Salvation Army Outdoor Education
Will work with families to put together one-, two-, or three-day programs in pond and forest ecology, astronomy, and night hikes. Summer only.
Games designed to help students learn about the human body.
Alpha Omega Institute Family Creation Science Vacations
Family camp with teaching on creationism.
The Science Company
A source of scientific supplies especially suited for homeschoolers needing small quantities.
Science Made Simple
Website with science projects and experiments.
by Janice VanCleave
A+ Projects in Biology
A+ Projects in Chemistry
A+ Projects in Earth Science
Astronomy for Every Kid
Biology for Every Kid
Chemistry for Every Kid
Earth Science for Every Kid
Physics for Every Kid
You receive three science challenge packets per school year. The pen-pal program pairs scientists with children in grades 4-9.
Are labs in a box right for your homeschool? Designed with busy homeschool parents in mind, Home Science Adventures offers complete complete science kits–with EVERYTHING in the box, including step-by-step instructions.
by Kathryn Stout
Scope and sequence for science skills taught in grades K-12.
Solomon Research Guide
by Amy Bain
A two-volume science guide for grades K-8.
Hands-on science materials for families.
TOPS (Task-Oriented Physical Science)
Science modules for hands-on learning activities for children grades K-12. Website with sample activities.
U. S. Space Camp
Camps for kids interested in space exploration.
Usborne Science Books
Concise, colorful overviews of science.
Virginia Foundation for Agriculture
Curriculum ideas and activities for elementary and middle school based on agricultural literacy. Topics covered: crops, livestock, water, natural resources, and wildlife.