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Edmentum
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.
Watch the above sample to see a video clip from Life Science.
Visit the Plato High School Science GroupBuy page to “see” Physical Science video clip..
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!
You choose your course, your time slot,
your package, your price:

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Please DO NOT contact PLATO Courseware or Edmentum regarding this offer. As the school administrator, the Co-op has full responsibility for answering your questions. Please check our FAQ page for answers to your questions. If you don't find your answer there, feel free to contact us for help.

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    • Fulfillment: Please allow 5-7 business days after your order date for us to set up your subscription in the PLATO Courseware system. We will notify you via email when your subscription is ready. If you don't receive the email, just sign in to your Co-op account and look under "My Subscriptions" for a link and instructions.
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    • All PLATO Courseware subscriptions are flash-based programs. Be sure to run a demo link for sample lessons to insure computer compatibility. **The Co-op now offers Version 3 of Plato Biology and Chemistry, therefore Authorware is no longer a necessary plug-in.** Please review complete SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS. Please ALSO click here to run a systems check: SYSTEM CHECKER

      NOTE ACCESS RESTRICTIONS: Access to the program(s) is allowed from ONE Co-op member account using ONE computer login ONLY. Login may not be shared SIMULTANEOUSLY with multiple students OR multiple computers. Only ONE person per username can login at any ONE given time. You cannot have multiple students logged in at the SAME time on DIFFERENT computers for your ONE reserved TIME SLOT. This means that your family will need to take turns using your ONE license/login TIME SLOT access during your reserved TIME SLOT and avoid logging in on different computers. This restriction is applicable to ALL TIME SLOTS!

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**This product can also be purchased for 15,000 SmartPoints.**

Member Price:$49.95

Available Courses:

  • PLATO Life Science
  • PLATO Physical Science
  • PLATO Earth & Space Science
Course Descriptions

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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  1. Enter a quantity of '1' in the Qty space above to purchase a full-year subscription for one student only, including course content and assessments for both Semesters A & B. (If you would like to have a different student take the same course, please place a separate order.)
  2. From the drop-down menus above, select your first and second choice for a time slot.
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Comments:

 
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Wonderful program! We are a science family. Dad is a PhD organic chemist. Our 13 year old who loves science is doing very well with it independently - great for both mom and student. I struggled to find something appropriate for his age that would still be challenging since he knows so much, and this hit the mark perfectly! He loves his science time and of his own initiative enjoys teaching me in detail what he's learned when we're in the car. That shows me he's really absorbing the information, and that Plato's doing a great job explaini...(more)
Valerie B., Co-op Member
We love Plato. It is perfect for our family. The content is comprehensive and complete. My daughter has scored exceptionally well on the ACT after taking these courses!
Jamie S., Co-op Member
I purchased both Algebra 1 as well as pre Algebra for my children. We have tried other disc math programs. Both children are finally getting it. This program helps the visual learner. Their grades are staying in the B range too. :)
Joanna, Co-op Member
I love it! My 12 year old son is using the astromony portion of Earth Science and Space while my 14 and 16 year olds are using biology! I just today found the teacher's area and the quizes and tests are wonderful! I also like the worksheets although they are too long and detailed to print. I am using apologia books and have interspersed the PLATO. It will be interesting to see which they prefer and which they learn more and easier from! They are enjoying the activities also. I also purchased Life Science and now just need to find time to ...(more)
Laura L., Co-op Member
One word, Amazing! We have used all of the middle school science programs and one high school level. The programs are fun, thorough and effective. I would highly recommend this program.
Dyanne R., 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
PLATO Algebra I has been a terrific program for my home-schooled children. The quality and clarity of the instruction is very good.
ND, 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
My girls look forward to Plato. It is a secular science program. However, we feel it is so well-done and enjoyable that we "tune-out" the billions of years ago statements. Plato gets an A+! We conquer the mastery tests online and then we do the paper tests. It's challenging and yet very palatable. It keeps my girls' attention who need to learn using the auditory senses. It's a superior science program.
Pam S., Co-op Member
My 2 girls were very pleased with the Plato Science middle school modules. They each did all 3 modules in about a semester as they were on the older end of middle school at the time.

Then they moved on to the high school sciences. As a parent, I was more impressed with the Biology than with the Chemistry. Biology was an extremely complete course of study. The student study guides were a valuable resource. My daughter followed along and took notes in the study guide, and I think her retention of the material was much better.

My older ...(more)
Virginia Harvey, Co-op Member
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