Women in STEM Picture Book Biographies

One way my history-loving child and I love to approach science is through learning about the amazing people who have taught the world so much. In honor of

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Amazing Snowflake Videos

I mentioned previously that one of my favorite books about snow is about Snowflake Bentley, the first person to photograph the intricate designs of snowflakes. Here are some videos

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Rain Water Cycle Activity

I have always been fascinated by how marvelously the water cycle works for us on earth. Even the Lord recycles! He takes water that has rained on to

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The Layers of the Atmosphere: Interactive Lab and Ebook

I am so fascinated by the sky and clouds. I love photos of clouds. I love a nice clear blue sky. Raisin’s fascination is with space. He loves reading

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7 Ways a Parent Can Encourage an Interest in Science

I am guilty of not always enjoying science in my homeschool. But I readily acknowledge that children’s attitudes to subjects are formed through their parents’ attitudes to it.

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How to Teach Science through Baking Activities

Baking is a tasty and fun hobby. Most people probably would not equate it with science, but the truth is, it can be used as a tool to

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Top 10 Moon Picture Books and Educational Activities

This week’s Thematic Thursday is all about space, and I’ve chosen to focus a bit more on the moon. (Yes, I realize that it is no longer Thursday,

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STEM and STEAM Ideas for Homeschool, Co-ops, and Classes

I am so excited about this year’s plan because we are starting out with STEAM the center of our minds! At our co-op, I’m teaching an upper elementary-level

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Hands-On Learning Ideas for the Coral Reef

If there is one subject that we return to in our homeschool again and again, it is that of the coral reef. My kids love Nemo, Dory, and

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Balancing like The Cat in the Hat: A Mini-Lesson on the Center of Gravity

When my son was a toddler, his favorite page in The Cat in the Hat was the “Look at Me! Look at Me! Look at Me Now!” page,

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Homeschool Learning Through Routines and Extras

It’s so hard to get back in to the groove after a vacation. The last thing we wanted to do was head back to homeschool. But this week,

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Learning Science History through Literature-Rich Curriculum

I love history. My son loves science. We both love great books. So when I had a chance to take a look at Beautiful Feet Books’ History of

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