1. Easy Science Experiments with Momentum

    Lately, I've been doing a unit on physics with my boys that I prepared years ago when I taught science classes for homeschoolers.  Of all the physics experiments we did,…

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  2. Simple Science Experiment with Inertia

    We had a lot of fun exploring Isaac Newton's first law of motion with a simple science experiment! Newton's 1st Law of Motion states that an object at rest tends…

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  3. Friction is a Force Science Experiment

    We have been doing a unit on force and motion this month, and the older two boys have been enjoying the experiments!  Our first experiment involved using marbles to study…

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  4. Exploring Seeds and Nature

    Last week, we spent some time exploring seeds after being inspired by this post on Teach Preschool.  First, we went on a walk to see how many different types of…

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  5. How Many Stars Activity

    This summer, I have been teaching Sunday School for 3 year olds through kindergarten at our church.  The preschool classes rotate to different stations, and I am the lesson station.…

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  6. Our Homeschool Curriculum Choices: First Grade

    The other day, I shared what is on our shelves for Aidan's fourth grade year.  Today I'll share what we're planning for Gresham this year. Gresham will be 6 in…

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  7. Critters

    So, when we moved to our new house with this gorgeous back yard that backs up to a creek area... ...we knew that would would also have our share of…

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  8. Make an Electromagnet

    In addition to building a basic circuit with a switch and a light bulb, another fun thing to do with electricity is to make an electromagnet! You can use an…

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  9. Electricity Experiments for Kids

    Spring fever, anyone?  The end of the school year definitely calls for some high-interest activities to keep kids (and mom!) on board with the whole homeschooling thing! I announced to…

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  10. Blow up a Balloon with Baking Soda and Vinegar

    We seem to be on a science kick this week!  The reason is that Gresham's science has corresponded with several activities that I did when I taught science (before my…

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