A complete course in one source. Ideal for teachers, students, and parents, this series can be used as a standalone resource or a supplement for other science materials, including basals. Each lesson follows the same format, guiding the reader through science concepts in a logical sequence. Because lessons are straightforward and contain all needed information, students can use these books in class or on their own to improve class performance and test scores. Lessons include specific topic instruction, key terms, review activities in standardized test format, and experiment pages. Each book includes a diagnostic assessment, science fair project ideas, glossary, and bound-in answer key. Concepts are correlated to the National Science Education Standards. Includes 128 pages. For grade 8. Softcover.