DIY Gigantic Wall Map for State Study

One day at the library, we came across this book called Heroes of Ohio: : 23 True Tales of Courage and Character. If you can locate a book like this for your state, please do! It brought great pride to us as Ohioans and really showed us just how much history was …

DIY United States Magnets

Real Simple had this really cute idea to refurbish an old United States wooden puzzle into a magnetic United States wooden puzzle for the refrigerator. I found this idea at the perfect time last year – cycle 3 of Classical Conversations was just beginning and we were studying states and capitals. …

LEGO Periodic Table of Elements

A Periodic Table of Elements made with LEGO Bricks To create this table you will need 11 different colors of 2 x 2 bricks. Color 1 – 7 bricks (non-metals, green on our table) Color 2 – 6 bricks (alkali metals, dark gray on our table) Color 3 – 6 …

Solids, Liquids, and Gases

Everything within God’s great creation is made of molecules. His first action in His divine plan of human creation was to give us a home. A nice solid planet. He filled our planet with this glorious liquid called water, and surrounded it with a clean and clear gas called oxygen. …

Elementary Science: Chemical Reactions

“The more I study science the more I believe in God,” Albert Einstein once remarked. I couldn’t agree more with this eccentric scientist. Vinegar and Baking Soda Two everyday household ingredients. Both have been used since ancient times. The Sumerians used vinegar as a medicine, a condiment, and a detergent. …