Summer is loaded with amazing holidays to thrill the scientist in your family. Here are 10 summer STEM holidays and events for your family to celebrate, from Meteor Watch Day to Programmers’ Day.
72 absolutely brilliant Harry Potter educational ideas for families, classrooms and homeschools. Science, math, language arts, printables, fine arts & more!
Independence Day is a great holiday to use as a rabbit trail for learning. This day holds a lot of opportunities for branching out with history, geography, science, philosophy, religion, and even math!
Your free download of these Independence Day math and logic grid puzzles contains 2 logic grids and 4 Sudoku puzzles. Solutions for all 6 puzzles are included too. You do not need to subscribe to receive the free download of the Independence Day themed logic and math puzzles, but you should sign up …
Sparking a love of learning can be difficult. Not all of us love math. Many people loath science. Others don’t see the relevance of learning about history. As parents and teachers, how can we help kids cultivate a love of learning? Sometimes all it takes is the right book, movie, or TV show. That little spark of interest can develop into a full-blown obsession and before you know it, you are considered a member of a “fandom”. The love of a fandom usually lasts a lifetime and this love can open up an immense world of learning opportunities.
Minecraft Calendar & Planner Pages For Kids August 2016 – December 2017 … 34 pages of Minecraft planning fun! For each month, there is a blank calendar and a blank check sheet where you can list all your subjects on the left. Download Minecraft Story Cubes The story cubes will provide hours of entertainment …
In my post 10 Unique Things Your Future Scientist Needs in His Life, I mentioned that teaching science in the younger ages is very simple, but if you have a future scientist in your house, you may have a slight fear that eventually you will run out of quality curriculum or that your …
Here are five historical events that took place during the month of May, the science of each event, and 5-7 ways that homeschoolers can incorporate learning about each of these events into their lessons.Integrating Science and History
This project investigates how to determine the speed of Earth’s rotation. Using simple protractors and meter sticks, the goal for this experiment is to measure the rate of angular change as the earth rotates around the sun and to extrapolate the data to deduce the speed of earth’s rotation.
Here is a list of some of our favorite recent reads. A few from me, although I am still on an Agatha Christie and Dorothy L. Sayers mystery novel kick so I didn’t list those. A few more from my teenage son, and a few from our homeschool reading list.