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Question:Unit Study FAQs from Amanda Bennett
What is a unit study?

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Great question! Check out Amanda’s article: What is a Unit Study?

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What grades are the products designed for?

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The grade range varies from product to product, so check out the range for the product that is of interest.

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The Download N Go™ and Passport Geography™ Scout unit studies have integrated lapbooks. What is a lapbook?

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Check out this article: What is a Lapbook?

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What technology do I need to use these studies?

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Our products can be used on laptops, desktops, and mobile devices like the iPad, Kindle Fire, Android, and iPhone. Our products are in pdf format, and you will need the free Adobe Reader software on the device to take advantage of all of the product features.

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Do I need to buy a copy of the unit study for each child? Also, may I share the studies that I buy with friends?

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When you buy our unit studies, you are buying interactive studies that can be used by every child in your house, and loaded on the computers, tablets, and smart phones that they will be using with the study. The EULA (End User License Agreement) that is in each of our studies explains that they are strictly licensed to you, and are not to be shared with others outside of your family. Please honor Amanda’s copyright and hard work and follow the license. Many thanks!

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Where can I find a list of Amanda’s products on UnitStudy.com?

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Head over to Take the Tour and you’ll see the whole list.

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How do I get the products?

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Our products are offered in digital form (PDF files) and directly downloadable after purchase. Watch for our email that will provide a download link and download instructions. If you have any questions, please contact Customer Service.

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How do I use these on my mobile device?

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1.  Purchase your product from our website.
2.  Install the free Adobe Reader Mobile App from your device’s app store: iPad & iPhone, Kindle Fire, or Android.
3.  For help with opening the file in the Adobe Reader Mobile app on iOS devices, check here.

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How do I install this on my Kindle Fire?

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You can send the product pdf to your Kindle Fire by e-mailing it to your Send-to-Kindle e-mail address. Your Send-to-Kindle e-mail address is a unique address that is assigned to you when you register your Kindle Fire. If you don’t know your Kindle e-mail address, you can find it in your Kindle’s Personal Document Settings.

To use the study on your Kindle Fire, follow these steps:

  1. Send your pdf to your Kindle Fire, making sure that your sending email (the one that we emailed your download link to) has been added to your Kindle’s Approved Personal Document E-mail List – you can find this on your Kindle under Personal Settings.
  2. Attach your downloaded study pdf to a new e-mail and send it to your Send-to-Kindle e-mail address  Remember – make sure that you are sending from an email address that has been added to your Kindle’s Approved Personal Document E-mail List.
  3. Open the product pdf on your Kindle Fire with the Adobe Reader Mobile app, and you’ll be ready to go!


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What books will I need to use with these studies?

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The primary resource for these studies is the Internet, no other books are required. A resource list is included in each study, should your child want to dig deeper into the topic.

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How can I use the studies with multiple children?

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We recommend that you save the study pdf on your computer, as a master file. Additionally, we suggest that you save a copy of the pdf with a file name that includes each child’s name (i.e. Susie.Horses.pdf) so that each child can have his/her own file to work through.

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Is there a way to use the studies without printing them?

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Try software like Foxit Reader, a free program which enables you to open, view, and print PDF files. Foxit Reader includes annotation features which allow your student(s) to type their responses directly in the PDF file, reducing the need for printing.

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Can you explain the difference in the types of unit studies that I see on your website?

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The Download N Go™ unit studies are designed for grades K-4, and they take approximately 1-2 weeks to complete.
The Passport Geography™ unit studies take an interactive look at world geography in a whole new way for grades K-12.
The Unit Study Adventure™ unit studies area designed for grades K-12 are they take approximately 4 weeks to complete.

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Where can I find your Official Contest Rules?

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They can be found here.

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Can USAB studies be used in co-ops or groups?

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Sure! Check out our Multi-User program.

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