Finding the curriculum you are comfortable with teaching and one your teen will engage with is important. The Top 10 Homeschooling High School Biology curriculum choices gives you a wide variety of options so you can find the one that fits your family.
We have asked some Teach Them Diligently families what their favorite High School Biology curriculums are. Those are listed below with a link to our complete Homeschool Family Favorite Guide.
The Top 3…
Exploring Creation with Biology From Apologia – From their website: The softcover student textbook for Exploring Creation with Biology, 3rd Edition, Apologia’s award-winning, college-prep biology course, provides a detailed introduction to the methods and concepts of general biology. This softcover student textbook contains all student material, study questions, laboratory exercises, and module study guides with color photos and illustrations.
Exploring the World of Biology From Masterbooks – From their website: For most of history, biologists used the visible appearance of plants or animals to classify them. They grouped plants or animals with similar-looking features into families. Starting in the 1990s, biologists have extracted DNA and RNA from cells as a guide to how plants or animals should be grouped. Like visual structures, these reveal the underlying design or creation.
Biology 101 – From their website: Taking God’s word as the starting point, this DVD course divides all life according to the days of creation. An exciting, visually rich experience, it is designed specifically for ages 15 years old and up*. Filmed in locations throughout America’s beautiful Northwest, Biology 101 is full of accurate and fascinating information supported by hundreds of captivating visuals and graphics. The 4 DVD set is accompanied by a printable (digital PDF) guidebook, allowing the student to easily review all the information covered in the film. Each guidebook segment includes a multiple-choice quiz and discussion questions. A 12 page Course Accreditation Program booklet is included for those families who want a year-long biology course.
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4. God’s Design for Life from Answers in Genesis – From their website: Reveal the wonder of God’s creation to your child through the study of plants, animals, and the human body. This fun and easy-to-use curriculum is ideal for anyone who wants to teach life science from a biblical, young-earth point of view.
5. Abeka Biology – From their website: Truly non-evolutionary in philosophy, spirit, and sequence of study, this 544-page text begins with the familiar, tangible things of nature and concludes with God’s amazing design at the cellular and chemical level. Abstract concepts are tied to concrete examples through clear, easy-to-read explanations, laying a firm foundation for future studies in chemistry, physics, and other fields. Along with academic knowledge, your teen will gain a greater appreciation for God’s physical creation and an increased interest in science. Key concepts listed at the head of each chapter, pronunciation helps, bold key terms, vivid photographs, full-color diagrams, section reviews, and chapter reviews aid learning and enjoyment. The text will lead your teen through a study of botany, zoology, microbiology, human anatomy and physiology, cytology, genetics, and ecology that reflect the latest advances in man’s understanding of living things without neglecting a foundation in the basics.