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Review: Periodic Table of Elements Coloring Book

Chemistry and the elements made simpler We have been seeing posts about a coloring book for the Periodic Table of Elements, our curiosity was piqued. How can you simplify the periodic table without dumbing it down? The guinea pigs twins loved this, even my non-chemistry-loving boy was excited to see something that made it easier […]

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Quark Chronicles: Botany – the First in a Series of Science Studies

From finding seeds to grow a garden in the cargo bay of the living, talking ship known as “Auntie”, to fighting more space pirates, and helping a sentient tree pollinate, the action doesn’t stop – and neither does the learning!

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Observing Rocks and Minerals – Nancy Larson Science 2 Review

I can’t believe we’re already done with another unit! Even though we do more than the 2 lessons a week of science, I swear it seems like the kids are learning more than I could have imagined from something that seems so easy. As a commenter pointed out on the last unit review a couple months […]

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Science and Much More: Teaching My ADHD, LD, Strong-willed Child to Learn and Be Proud

Written by Madon Dailey – originally published in the Washington Homeschool Organization’s April/May 2014 newsletter and re-posted here with her permission.  My first born arrived with wide-open eyes, smiling lips, and a face that said, “Let’s get this party started.” She skipped crawling and started walking at seven months. Her first words were, “No Mom.” She hated naps […]

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Nancy Larson Science Level 2

When I first contacted Nancy Larson Science about possibly receiving a review copy of their Level 3, I was unaware how complete and well thought out everything would be. We’ve never used a science curriculum before, because the twins are nerds, and love their science, so this will be different for us. Madon Daily their […]

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Lunar Eclipse – Science at Night

Update December 27th, 2017: The next total eclipse is on January 31st, 2018 – if you’re in Asia, Australia, the Pacific and parts of the Western United States. There are few subjects our boys enjoy more than science. So when we heard about the series of blood moons coming in the next couple of years, […]