This online science curriculum is published by Alpha Omega Publications. It is designed specifically for homeschools with minimal teacher instruction. This middle and high school curriculum covers the basic science topics as follows: General Science I and II (grades 7, 8), Integrated Physics/Chemistry (grades 9, 10), Biology (grade 10), and Chemistry/Physics (grades 11/12). It includes auto-graded tests. This curriculum covers all the science topics, but with limited detail and moderate hands-on learning. We do not recommend it for students who enjoy science or want a rich hands-on learning experience. This curriculum presents a Christian creationist worldview.

Monarch Science Curriculum Review – Grades 7-12
Curriculum Components Recommended Complete Online Course
Curriculum Cost (per Grade) $90
Hands-on Activities Cost (per Grade) $50-170 depending on grade
  • Contains video clips, engaging games, and multi-media visuals
  • Convenient for homeschool and travel
  • Easy to follow
  • Clear, concise explanations
  • May use the same curriculum for up to three students
  • Not designed for science-oriented students
  • Not a rich hands-on learning experience
  • Curriculum access expires after 18 months
Learning Environment
Homeschool Suitability ★★★★★
Classroom Suitability ★★
New Science Teacher Suitability ★★★★
Learning Evaluation Tools ★★★★
Includes Student Tests Yes
Worldview Creationist
Student Appeal
Student Readability ★★★★★
Engaging Visual Content ★★★★
Independent Study Suitability ★★★★★
Suitability for Students Not Interested in Science ★★★★
Reading Level Grade Appropriate
Science Content Quality
Scope and Sequence ★★★★
Depth of Science Content ★★★
Age-appropriate Science Content ★★★★
Hands-on Science Learning
Comprehensive Hands-on Learning ★★★
Activities Develop Science Skills ★★★
Activities Develop Critical Thinking ★★★
Ease of Completing Experiments ★★★★
Activity/Lab Prep Time 10-20 minutes

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