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Exploring Homeschool Science with Wonder and Hands-On Fun: a video interview with Dr. Kristin Moon

Enjoy homeschool science with wonder, curiosity, and hands-on exploration. Watch an interview with Dr. Kristin Moon: molecular geneticist and homeschool mom! I recently spoke with my friend Dr. Kristin Moon, a microbiologist, molecular geneticist, and veteran homeschool mom. We discussed how to encourage our child to love science from the early years all the way …

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My First Science Experiment: a fun, simple, hands-on project you can do at home to fascinate preschoolers and kindergartners with the scientific method!

My oldest son was 5 when he asked, “Daddy, can we do a science experiment?” My husband, a brilliant engineer and an awesome dad, was obviously delighted to oblige. John designed a simple experiment to explore with our son and daughter (then 5 and 3 years old) demonstrating the process of the scientific method at …

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Eagles and Birds of Prey Unit Study

He clasps the crag with crooked hands: Simple Science Unit Study of Eagles and Other Birds of Prey, inspired by Tennyson’s “The Eagle”

We often discuss integrating our memory work with our other studies. But did you know that it can go the other direction, too? If there is a poem that captures your family’s imagination, you have the freedom to use it as a jumping off point for further study. You can explore books related to the …

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Homeschool Science Weather

Textbook-Free Science: all the resources you’ll need to learn about WEATHER in your homeschool!

Want to explore the topic of weather in your homeschool science? Here’s a complete textbook-free resource guide for your homeschool learners! All ages are sure to enjoy this homeschool science weather study! Our family keeps science pretty simple in the elementary years. We follow interests (in this case, my daughter’s curiosity about the weather). We …

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