I have often said here at The Homeschool Scientist that science is every where. It is in the way our bodies work, the light bulb illuminating the room, the way a ball falls to the ground when dropped, and in the birds singing in the trees. All of these things can be researched and studied to learn more about the science behind them. Another fascinating
The mission of The Homeschool Scientist is to take the fear out of and put the fun into homeschool science or any method of science education for that matter! I want people to realize that science is everywhere, accessible, and exciting. Our FREE monthly science calendars were designed to add a little science to everyone’s day through interesting information and fun science projects. Hopefully, you
Your kids will LOVE these edible STEM activities! They are science and snack time all it one! Are your kids as motivated by snacks as mine are?? I swear they will do anything if there are treats involved. When they were little, I would travel with Ziploc bags of goldfish and twizzlers just in case they needed a little motivation to behave or participate. I
This post contains affiliate links. I don’t know about you, but typically by February I’m feeling a bit of spring fever. This year is no exception! The snow and cold temperatures have me longing for green grass and warm, fresh air. Our yard is full of birds during the winter. Somehow, taking time to focus on them for a few days reminds me that spring
Winter is still in full swing here in the midwest, but hopefully the groundhog will not see his shadow on Groundhog’s Day (February 2nd) and spring will be just around the corner! So, why do we let a groundhog predict the weather here in the states? Ever wonder how Groundhog’s Day got started and if there is any science behind it? Learn all about it
If you are looking for hands-on ways to teach kids about outer space and space travel, you can’t go wrong with any of these outer space STEM activities. These STEM activities will teach your kids the concepts behind rocket propulsion necessary for space travel, how the stars make up constellations, the expansion of the universe, planets and more! They are all great additions to your
Use this post as a guide to create a fun dog unit study! Dogs are man’s best friend, beloved family pets, serve as protection, and work as vital team members in law enforcement and military operations. No other animal has lived so closely with and been such a huge part of the everyday life of humans as dogs. We are a dog family and I
HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Make a resolution to add a little science to everyday! Get your kids excited about science by showing them that science is truly everywhere and is fascinating. This FREE science calendar download is an easy way to get started. Each day has a link to fun science projects and captivating science stories and information. What Will You Learn About In January? In
As a homeschool mom who has successfully graduated a student, I am here to tell you that you can homeschool high school!!! It takes some prep work, good resources, and organization, but it is totally doable. Throughout our homeschool journey, I had amazing mentors who walked beside me and helped me navigate the waters. These were veteran homeschool moms who had been there, done that.
This post contains affiliate links. One of our favorite things about Christmas is the lights. No other holiday uses lights as decorations like Christmas. People decorate everything from trees to houses to fences to businesses in beautiful lights. In our house, it’s always the great debate between white and multi-colored lights on the tree. I have a “pretty” tree with coordinating ornaments that I add
Each day on the December science calendar has a link to fun science projects, interesting science information. and engaging lessons. It’s a great resource to kick start your homeschool day or to use as an incentive when then kids get their school work done. The Homeschool Scientist publishes a new science calendar each month. So, you should never be without fun science projects for your
This post is sponsored by Time4Learning, a fantastic online homeschool curriculum source that we have loved over the years. All opinions are my own! The educational goal of our homeschool all has always been to teach our kids to love to learn and to be able to learn independently. Once they master that skill, they can do and be anything. The world is theirs.