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Thursday, February 27, 2014

Science4Us.com ~ a TOS review

Science4Us Review

Hi there! This review represents the first review for the Crew year for me. So glad you stopped by to read it so I can tell you about an exciting new science program for kids in grades K-2, called Science4Us.com.

Science4Us Review

Science is a favorite subject for many in our family so I was super pleased when I found out we were on this review for Science4Us.com Online Subscription. We received a 6 month online subscription to Science4Us.com for use with Montana (7) and McKenzie (4).

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Science4Us.com is a complete secular standards-based, science curriculum geared towards early elementary students. Since this program is so versatile it can also be used to review core science topics for students in grades 3-5. With Science4Us.com students can choose from a variety of main topics to study, including Physical Science, Life Science, Inquiry, and Earth/Space science. With several different subcategories under each main topic there is so much to learn and explore! While it is secular, I would recommend Christian parents to pre-screen the origins of the earth section and decide for themselves if they will study that portion of the program.

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Now, I am sure you are thinking that this is going to cost you an arm and a leg for science, right? Wrong! Regular pricing is just $7.95 per month, per child. Plus each online subscription includes access to over 350 lessons, worksheets and activities to keep your little ones learning and engaged. I love the mission statement for Science4Us.com, it reads:

The mission of Science4Us is to provide a solid foundation of fundamental science concepts for students in their formative years, on which a deep understanding and interest in science can be built.

I love that! The attention to detail the creator of this program has built into it shows. If you are familiar with Vocabulary Spelling City, they have the same creator.

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I used this science program primarily with Montana, my 1st grader 2-3 days per week. Because we have had a busy several weeks in the midst of traveling for gymnastics, I just let her log in under her unique username and password and let her explore what interested her for a few weeks. Since she has an interest in all thing animals she quickly gravitated towards the Life Science section for many days. She loves animals, especially Cheetahs.

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While McKenzie, 4, did have her own log in she was not too interested in the actual site. No fault of the program, I just think that she is a little too young for it. However, I look forward to checking out the site again in a few years when she is older and more interested.

Science4Us Review

Overall, we have really enjoyed using this program and will continue to do so even after our subscription expires. I felt like the online activities were age appropriate and while it is geared towards K-2, I think children on the higher end of the age range will have a better grasp of the material. I also love the fact that it is web based and that it will be available on the iPad very soon. A fantastic way to keep learning happening even when away from home.

Be sure to check out what my CrewMates thought of this science program by clicking the banner below.

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Company ~ Science4Us.com

Product ~ Science4Us.com Online Subscription

Price ~ $7.95 per month, per child

Grade ~ Kindergarten – Second, Remedial for 3rd-5th

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