Two quick and fun gummy bear science experiments that teach osmosis and genetics. Perfect for elementary school kid, but fun for all ages!
How to make a life sized gummy pop bottle, including step-by-step instructions, tips on what NOT to do, and an explanation of the science behind the experiment.
I’ve scoured the web and Pinterest looking for the best of best in terms of science, technology, engineering and math activities and lessons for Independence Day. Here are my top 25 favorites.
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!
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.
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 …
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.
I have to admit, I am not happy it is spring. I am a winter and fall girl. I already miss my sweaters, footie pajamas, and thick scarves. But spring is definitely loaded with amazing STEM holidays to thrill the science lovers in your family. Here is a list of more than 20 spring STEM holidays and events you can celebrate this season. I’ve included specific ideas to get your gears rolling too.
One of the most exciting aspects of homeschooling high school is the vast range of high school electives for STEM. Are you raising a budding engineer, architect, or carpenter? All states require a minimum of general education credits to graduate high school. These include such subjects as math, language arts, history, …