Course Registration No. LSC-197

COURSE OVERVIEW


Semester 1 of 2 studying Apologia's Exploring Creation with Biology.

 

 

BOOKS AND MATERIALS


 

Exploring Creation with Biology (2nd Edition): Textbook, Solutions and Test Book

  • Author: Dr. Jay Wile
  • Publisher/Copyright: : Apologia Educational Ministry, 2005. .
  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Rainbow Resource

textbook isbn 1932012540; 16 modules; 569+ pages; bundle of textbook (isbn 1932012540), solutions and test book. The SECOND EDITION is not compatible with the THIRD EDITION. Be sure that your textbook and solutions book are the same edition.

 

 

Creator and Creation, 3rd Edition

  • Author: Mary O. Daly
  • Publisher/Copyright: 3rd ed. Garretson, SD: Ye Hedge School, 2006. Print.
  • ISBN: unassigned        
  • Supplier: Mrs. Mary Daly of Ye Hedge School

Nihil Obstat; 119 pages; 4 part discussion; annotated bibliography, appendix (includes John Paul II on evolution), index. From the publisher's website: "This book allows another choice to the Creationism-Darwinism dilemma. The Catholic Church has wisely refrained from endorsing any particular scientific theory about these matters, but She does teach the unity of truth, and that is the emphasis here. This book carries a Nihil Obstate and an Imprimatur which means it has nothing contrary to Catholic teaching." St. Thomas Aquinas Academy uses this title and Christopher Baglow's "Faith, Science, and Reason" in multiple high school science courses.

 

Campbell Essential Biology 4e [ORDER USED]

  • Author: Eric J. Simon, et. al.
  • Publisher/Copyright: San Francisco, CA: Benjamin Cummings/Pearson, 2010. Print.
  • ISBN: 0321652894        978-0321652898
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

544 pages. Order the FOURTH EDITION used. This is a secular, lower division college text for non-science majors that is highly readable with amazing visuals. However, it is a SECULAR text with some objectionable content about the human person. We pair this book with a text about the Catholic Church and faithful science.

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

 

Froguts Virtual Biology Lab

  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Retail or Amazon.com

Our favorite virtual biology lab site, www.froguts.com, has been shifted to a free download. Please go to https://thesciencebank.org/index.php?route=information/information&information_id=10 to read the message from the creators and obtain the download.

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

Faith, Science, and Reason: Theology on the Cutting Edge

  • Author: Christopher T. Baglow
  • Publisher/Copyright: Woodridge, IL: Midwest Theological Forum, 2009. Print.
  • ISBN: 193923199X        978-1939231994
  • Supplier: Midwest Theological Forum

The first or second edition will work. Order new or used. Look for a copy first on Amazon if you have no other titles to order from Midwest Theological Forum this year.

 

OPTIONAL RESOURCE

 

Khan Academy (www.khanacademy.org)

  • ISBN:        
  • Supplier: Khan Academy

Quality, free math videos are available at www.khanacademy.org. This is an excellent resource to reference when studying new concepts, reviewing concepts, or practicing taking math notes from lecture.

 

 

Course Plan Booklet: Biology I and II, B Track

  • Author: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy
  • Publisher/Copyright: Reno: St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, 2020. Print.
  • ISBN: n/a        
  • Supplier: Lulu

This booklet includes the weekly lessons plans, study tools, and gradebooks for BIOLOGY IB and BIOLOGY IIB.

 

 

 


 

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