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Middle School Courses Recommended for Grades 5-9

Award-Winning Science From Plato Courseware

The Homeschool Buyers Co-op is pleased to welcome PLATO Courseware by Edmentum! Plato Courseware Science courses for middle schoolers and high schoolers have been a member favorite for many years, consistently drawing rave reviews and glowing testimonials. By purchasing a school license on behalf of members, the Co-op is able to offer these award-winning science courses to homeschoolers around the globe with our signature GroupBuy savings!

Life Science, Physical Science, and Earth & Space

Each comprehensive award-winning unit delivers up-to-date, spiraling science instruction that builds upon previously introduced information and correlates to specific standards and objectives. A built-in, sophisticated test bank links questions to specific objectives to help ensure mastery of the standards. Students apply their new knowledge and concepts learned to theme-based scenarios in hands-on learning applications.

Review all the Plato Courseware Science descriptions available at the Co-op.
Try a sample Earth & Space (Volcanoes) lesson.
Experience an interactive sample Earth & Space (Volcanoes) application.
Take a sample Earth & Space (Volcanoes) test.
Review Plato Courseware Map for additional course info like amount of content, number of units, lessons (exemptible modules), and more.

At an Award-Winning Price!

In order to make PLATO Courseware science courses available to members at affordable prices, the Co-op has purchased a school license.

SAVE 75% on Plato Courseware Science courses!
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Member Price:$49.95

Available Courses:

  • PLATO Life Science
  • PLATO Physical Science
  • PLATO Earth & Space Science
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Available Time Slots:

  • 07:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST
  • 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM EST
  • 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM EST
  • 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM EST
  • 08:00 PM - 07:00 AM EST
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Comments:

 
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We have been using PLATO middle school science (Earth and life) for several months now with my finishing 5th and 3rd graders (she's quite accelerated). We all love it! The kids are engaged, learning tons, and NEVER complain - even though I make them outline the lessons before taking the Mastery tests, and "require" 90% on tests rather than the 80% considered mastery. Its a clear winner here!

I love the fact that it is rigorous, solid science (I am a physician), engages the kids without being full of games, bells and whistles, and that t...(more)
Erin, Co-op Member
My ten year old used PLATO Earth Science this past year. We both found it engaging and fun yet packed with challenging content. He worked independently most of the year. I think this would be considered a bit much for many kids this age but we went into it knowing ahead of time it would stretch my son. We were both pleased when he got a 70% or so on the tests. We were thrilled when he got a 100% on at least one test. Even my five year old loved to cuddle up next to his brother to see the lessons. I would recommend this program for motivate...(more)
Sarah J., Co-op Member
We are using the high school level Physical Science course. It's both comprehensive and enjoyable. The interative video keeps our son's interest and he is really learning. The automatic gradebook is wonderful. I don't have to do anything, but print out his grades. My son has a strong science background, so he is able to complete this entirely on his own. Yes, we will continue to use this. If your child is weak in science, they may need assistance with a few parts of this course (balancing chemical equations, molecular structure). Otherwise, thi...(more)
Colleen S., Co-op Member
My 13 year old daughter loves the PLATO programs. She did Life Science and Earth Science last year, and is taking Physical Science this year. She thinks it's a great review of the text we're using.
Rhee Eliker, Co-op Member
My 12 year old is taking the Plato Earth and Space Science for Middle Schoolers. The only big problem we have with it is they don't tell you what they correct answer is when you get something wrong. Other than that my son has liked all the Plato Middle School science he has taken (last year it was Physical Science and Biology). We intend to do Chemistry when it's offered again.
MM, Co-op Member
I signed up my daughter, 9, for the Plato Middle School Sciences and she has really been enjoying it very much. She has been working on Earth Science but has access to Life and Space (?) as well. The interactive lessons hold her interest and I like that there is an application and practice tests leading up to the mastery test. She loves that she can be autonomous and review as much or as little as needed. I would recommend this to anyone whose child is interested in science.
jcm, Co-op Member
I am using the Biology module as a supplement to Apologia. It is very easy to find corresponding chapters and the material is excellent. My son is a very visual learner and the program has definitely made the material easier to learn. The interactive quizes are also very good. I am very impressed with the product and will continue to order science courses through PLATO. I have told others about it - especially those I know who are struggling in Apologia.
Virginia Phillips, Co-op Member
This is an exceptional program. My son used this for physical science and air/space 2 years ago. On standardized testing he has scored consistantly above the 80th percentile for the past two years. However, last year we used a book biology only with a dissection lab and on this year's testing he scored about the 50th percentile for that information. I deduce that PLATO presented the information in a more meaningful and memorable manner.
I must say that the PLATO experience was also more pleasant than the book only. I am looking forward to p...(more)
Deborah Woodward, Co-op Member
We bought both the life science and physical science for my children. Both we wonderful programs that exceeded what we expected. I would say if you are looking at either of these programs they are worth it.
M. Fletcher, Co-op Member
My daughter has become interested and knowledgeable in chemistry thanks to Plato Science. It allowed her to learn at her own pace and stretch her mind. Not being well versed in science, I could not have taught this subject to her. I am glad you offered this science program at a price we could afford. We are definitely considering using Plato Science in the future.

Thanks for offering so many options to homeschoolers.
Beatrice A., Co-op Member
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