Science

Eagles and Birds of Prey Unit Study

He clasps the crag with crooked hands: Simple Science Unit Study of Eagles and Other Birds of Prey, inspired by Tennyson’s “The Eagle”

We often discuss integrating our memory work with our other studies. But did you know that it can go the other direction, too? If there is a poem that captures your family’s imagination, you have the freedom to use it as a jumping off point for further study. You can explore books related to the …

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Homeschool Science Weather

Textbook-Free Science: all the resources you’ll need to learn about WEATHER in your homeschool!

Want to explore the topic of weather in your homeschool science? Here’s a complete textbook-free resource guide for your homeschool learners! All ages are sure to enjoy this homeschool science weather study! Our family keeps science pretty simple in the elementary years. We follow interests (in this case, my daughter’s curiosity about the weather). We …

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nonfiction graphic book list

Nonfiction Graphic Novels for Kids and Teens

The graphic novel format isn’t limited to fiction. Nonfiction works in the graphic novel style can be a delightful read for kids, teens, and adults. Here are some of the nonfiction graphic novels my children have enjoyed. What? Why Nonfiction Graphic Novels? (and do I have to? {spoiler alert: no}) The graphic novel combines words …

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Easy Silver Polishing Hack with Kitchen Items. And Homeschool Chemistry…

Imagine my delight when I learned of a magical silver polishing hack using simple ingredients from my kitchen! And it doubles as a chemistry lesson for my kids!  If only I had paid more attention in chemistry during highschool, maybe I would have been using my silver more often.  This is homeschool science at its finest.