The Focus On Middle School Biology Student Text covers the basic building blocks of biology. Students explore how living things are sorted using taxonomy, different types of cells, cell architecture, photosynthesis, plant growth and the parts of a plant, using a microscope to view protists, what protists are and how they function, life cycles, ecosystems, and more. The Student Text has ten full color chapters with many illustrations and includes a glossary and pronunciation guide at the back of the book. The Middle School Biology Student Textbook is suitable for grades 5-8 and can be helpful as a supplemental textbook for high school. (Softcover 76 pages) Hardcover available ($20 upgrade)
Note: The Focus On Series is a one-semester introductory science curriculum that focuses on one science subject at a time. In this single subject curriculum students will gain a solid basic understanding of science concepts and terminology to prepare them for further study. For a more in-depth, yearlong curriculum, see our Building Blocks Series.