Homeschool Science

Science Lab Kit: What is it and do We really need it

Science is an intriquing and yet intimdating subject. Our kids, for the most part, are excited when it comes to science. They want to dig the fossil out of the dirt. Looking at skin under a micrscope is gross but fun. They love to learn about the animals of our world and their ecosystems. But …

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A Look at Science: The Microscope

There are some subjects we just love. We love every little detail, every little hidden gem, and even every little chore that comes with that subject. With these subjects we are excited to teach our kids, we know what we are looking for in a curriculum and we don’t need any extra help. There are …

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How things work 1 with Louis Bloomfield

This is a FREE, self pace course! Designed for non-science students, this course is a practical introduction to physics and science in everyday life. It considers objects from the world around us, identifying and exploring the scientific concepts upon which they’re based. Because it starts with objects and looks within them for science, it is …

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Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History: grades 6-8 with positive STEM role models, information about science careers and pathways, and connections to current research

If anyone is focused on a STEM/STEAM based education for their children then this information may be interesting to you. Click on the word >>> HERE <<< to be directed to the web page of this information. These are FREE webinars on various subjects such as: *Paleobotany: Climate Change Past and Present with Scott Wing October 21, …

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Messy Monday: Elephant Toothpaste

OH my! OH my! OH my!   This is going to be messy and fun for this Messy Mondays activity. If you decide to do this with your homeschooling crew PLEASE share pictures to be posted on the web. 🙂   To get the ingredients list and the instructions to this project, go to: http://www.funathomewithkids.com/2013/08/fun-science-experiment-for-kids.html?m=1Elephant …

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Thought Provoking Thursday: The Inner Life of the Cell

Have you ever studied in detail the mighty workings of YOUR cells in YOUR body? Well, my children have. I declare these children of mine are way smarter than I am. My theory is that at some point we as adults really knew so much information and was very knowledgeable BUT at some point we lost it all …

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Science Project: October 2014 Blood Moon: Total Lunar Eclipse Coverage

A total lunar eclipse is set to rise above people across a large swath of the world early Wednesday (Oct. 8). Weather permitting, people in North America, Australia, western South America and parts of East Asia will be able to see the total lunar eclipse. Sometimes, when the moon dips into Earth’s shadow during an …

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Thought Provoking Thursdays: Homeschooling from Psalms 148 (video)

Our God is a Great God!!! How Great IS OUR GOD!!! Today on Thought Provoking Thursday this video is a great teaching tool to help in Science, Bible, Music and Apologetics. As you and your children take the time to look at this video think upon the following Scripture verse. Psalm 148 1 Praise the Lord. Praise …

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Summer Science Project……Growing edible mushrooms

By Angela P. Our family which are farmers in progress, attend the yearly farmers tour here in our area. The tour allows the tourist to experience and learn about all the various facets of farming. There you will find alpaeca farm;, flower farms; wineries; vegetable farms; cattle/pigs/compost farms; worm farms, fish farms  and MUSHROOM FARMS! …

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