1. Make an Anemometer to Observe Wind Speed

    Spring is such a great time to study weather.  And springtime weather can be especially exciting in tornado alley, where we live!  I decided that if we did a weather…

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  2. How to Make a Mold of Animal Tracks with Plaster of Paris

    One of my boys' favorite things to learn about is animals!  Our science book (Exploring Creation with Zoology Vol. 3 from Apologia - Amazon Affiliate link) does a great job…

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  3. How Big Were the Dinosaurs? Three Hands-on Ways to Find Out

    The boys were happy to arrive at the dinosaur chapter of our science book a couple weeks ago!  We have been studying Exploring Creation with Zoology Vol. 3 from Apologia…

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  4. Fun Science: What makes disposable diapers absorb water?

    A few months ago, our dog got into a diaper in the trash and ate part of it!  I didn't know that he had gotten into the diaper until I…

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  5. Egg Carton Turtle Craft

    Last week was turtle week in our homeschooling!  The older boys had arrived at the turtle chapter in their science book (Exploring Creation with Zoology Vol. 3), and so I…

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  6. Learning about Reptiles with a Russian Tortoise

    For Christmas this year, we gave the boys a hatchling box turtle.  We are studying land animals this year with Exploring Creation with Zoology Vol. 3 from Apologia (Amazon Affiliate link).…

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  7. Exploring Nature with Kids by Observing and Sketching

    After being more or less at home for 11 days in a row with sick children (we got out a few times to get library books and buy more tissues!)…

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  8. Engineering for Kids: Build a Bridge with Straws and Straight Pins

    Last week, one of Aidan's history lessons was about advancements in bridge building during the 1800's.  We are reading Landmark History of the American People as part of Sonlight Core…

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  9. Learning about Dragons from a Creation Perspective

    Gresham has loved dinosaurs since he was about 4 years old, and now that he is a little older, he really enjoys dragons as well.  Last month, we went to…

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  10. 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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