I do a lot of my writing and research for TheHomeschool Scientist at the ice rink during figure skating lessons and hockey practice. I’m there. They have wi-fi. It makes sense. So last week, I leave my computer open to a site I was doing research on for The Homeschool Scientist and I ran out […]
It’s Earth Day! Looking for Earth Day resources and information? Here are a few great ones: The Homeschool Scientist took part in the Ultimate Education Guide put together and hosted by Allternativelearning.com. It’s amazing resource for all things Earth Day. While you are there, check out 100+ Ways to Celebrate Earth Day Everyday. Watch the recycling […]
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, paper makes up 27% of the trash Americans throw away each day. Most of that can be recycled. Paper recycling is important. Here is why, how it can happen, and ways that you can recycle paper yourself. Read more at The Happy Housewife.
This post contains affiliate links. Do you use some sort of charcoal water filter in your home? Have you ever wondered how that process actually works? Try this charcoal water purifying experiment to learn all about it! Science Experiments For Independent Learning My seventh grader is becoming more and more of an independent learner. One […]
This post contains affiliate links. I have often tried to explain what I have learned about Nancy Larson Science. It is more than just science. It teaches reading and study skills. It teaches kids to think. I just can’t explain it as well, and with such good examples, as Nancy Larson’s homeschool rep, Madon Dailey. […]
You’ll want to let the kids stay up late or wake them up for the upcoming April 14-15, 2014 lunar eclipse. This eclipse is special because this will be the first in a four-total eclipse cycle called a tetrad. The other eclipses in this cycle are approximately six months apart over the next year and a […]
Water is essential for life. Nothing can survive without it. The water that we drink today is the same water that has kept living things alive since living things were created! The water that dinosaurs drank might have been the same water that rained upon the Mayans while they built their great temples, or maybe […]
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Join me at ALLterNATIVElearning.com to learn all about recycling as part of the Ultimate Earth Day Education Guide. You will learn what can be recycled, how things are recycled and what recycled products can be made into. Learning About Recycling is a great resource for Earth Day!