Do you want math and science lessons to stick like burnt eggs to a pan? Then, use the laboratory you already have in your home…your kitchen! Let’s just hope you don’t burn anything. Believe it or not, cooking and baking can be great teaching tools. You know what I always say….“Science is everywhere!” You may be wondering how spending an afternoon baking chocolate chip cookies

## Math Mammoth Homeschool Math Curriculum Review

This post contains affiliate links. It seems that everyone searches for the “perfect” homeschool math curriculum. They scour books and blogs and websites. They ask friends and stop at every math resource booth at the local homeschool convention. I’m here to let you in on a secret that I’ve found in our years of homeschooling. There is no one “perfect” math curriculum. Gasp! Yep. The

## High School Math Resources For Homeschooling

*This post contains affiliate links. It seems that nothing strikes fear in the heart of homeschool parents like science and math, especially in the high school years. That’s why my mission here at The Homeschool Scientist is to take the fear out of and put the fun into homeschool science….and math! I want you to know that you can do it! You CAN teach your

## Math Homeschool Curriculum With A Biblical Worldview

I was sponsored by Masterbooks to review their mathematics homeschool curriculum and am excited to share my experience. All opinions are mine alone. I’ve always considered math to be a strictly secular discipline. Math is just numbers, right? What do numbers have to do with worldview. Until I read the new homeschool curriculum, Principles Of Mathematics, from Master Books, I never knew. How Does Math

## Best Math App For Teaching Algebra Skills

How many math apps have I downloaded over the years that have promised to make math fun? I can’t count them on my devices because I’ve deleted all but one or two. They just didn’t deliver. My kids saw right through them. A while back a friend told me about the DragonBox app that is supposed to teach algebra to kids from 5 years up

## Geometry Scavenger Hunt {with FREE printables!}

I can’t imagine teaching or learning geometry straight from a textbook. So boring. There are so many ways to make the study of shapes and angles come alive. One of our favorite geometry activities for all ages is a geometry scavenger hunt. Preschool Geometry We have used the geometry scavenger hunt many times over the years in different ways and levels. When the kids were

## Interactive Homeschool Math Curriculum

Disclaimer: I was given free access to UnlockMath.com for the purpose of review. I was also compensated for writing a blog post about our experiences with UnlockMath.com. The opinions expressed are my own. Most homeschool parents feel confident teaching math during the elementary years. Those basic math skills are what most people use in everyday life, so those skills are familiar and can be easy

## Fun Math Manipulatives For All Ages

*This post contains affiliate links. Math is a subject that is sometimes taught (erroneously) as an abstract subject involving lots of memorization and a genius level IQ to ever understand. When it is taught correctly, math becomes real and tangible. Students start to see math and numbers in the world around them and it starts to make sense to them. That’s why I advocate hands-on

## Math Flash Card Games

*This post may contain affiliate links. Flash cards might seem old school, but they are very effective teaching tools. These simple, portable cards are great for memorizing facts and can be used on your own or in a group. Another benefit of flash cards is their flexibility. Of course, you can use them out of the box and give the answer to each card as

## Math Vocabulary

Just like history, geography, and science have vocabulary words that need to be learned, we need to know math vocabulary, as well. When we first start learning math, the words place value, estimate, and fraction are new. As we progress, we need to learn what integer and exponent mean. There are many ways to learn these math terms and many can be fun. Here are

## Celebrate Pi Day!

What Is Pi? Pi (3.14159265359…) is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to the diameter. If you divide the circumference of any circle by the diameter, you will always get exactly the same number, Pi. Mathematicians use the symbol π to represent pi. That makes the formula for the relationship of the circumference of a circle to the diameter π= c/d. While Pi is a constant, it is

## Football Math

Have you ever thought of football as a mathematical sport? Football is a game of numbers. Teams and fans keep track of yardage, tackles, and the score. It can be a great way to get your young football fanatics to become fans of math, too! Here are some ways to do football math with your kids. Read more and get fun math projects (and FREE