real science for today's homeschooler

The following supplies are needed by high school students taking a Taylor Made Science class. Please purchase all supplies before the first day of class. Allow time for textbook deliveries, etc. Quad ruled lab notebooks may not be available in stores after school starts and may have to be ordered from an office supply store or through


Students need their own copy of the textbook used for their class. Used copies work just fine and can usually be purchased through online sources such as or When ordering, please double check with the vendor to make sure they are sending the correct ISBN. Different editions often have the same cover and may look the same from the outside!

Biology: Biology (ISBN: 0-13-115291-2) – any “dragonfly book” will work; it doesn’t have to be the Texas edition!

Chemistry: Chemistry: Concepts and Applications (ISBN: 0-07-825870-7)

Physics: Conceptual Physics (ISBN: 0-321-05202-1)

AP Environmental Science: Environmental Science (ISBN: 0-13-144200-7)

Additional High School Supplies:

The following school supplies are also needed. If you have any questions about any of the supplies, please contact the teacher at

quad ruled (graph paper) 9 3/4″ x 7 1/2″ composition book to be used for lab notebook
scientific calculator (graphing calculator may be used but is not required)
colored pencils
writing utensil
notebook paper for homework assignments (no pages torn from spirals, etc.)
organization system such as a binder or folder (in addition to lab composition book)
stapler for use at home to staple together multiple page assignments
Chemistry only: safety glasses or goggles (any type is fine if they wrap around the face and protect the eyes from the side, as well as from the front)