1. 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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  2. Science Experiment: Solids, Liquids, and Polymers!

    Gresham and I learned about the states of matter today in his science book.  We're doing The Berenstein Bear's Big Book of Science and Nature as part of Sonlight Core…

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  3. Science and Math Activity: Measuring the Length of Sea Animals

    This year in science, Aidan and I are studying Apologia's Exploring Creation with Swimming Creatures of the Fifth Day.  We love Apologia science! So far, we have learned about whales,…

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  4. Science Fun: A Mentos and Diet Soda Fountain!

    Get ready for your children to name you "Mom of the Year" after this activity!   Aidan was amazed when I announced after dinner that we were going to create a…

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  5. Science Experiment: Blubber Keeps Whales Warm

    Before I had my boys, I taught science to groups of homeschoolers. We met one day a week for science (9:00-2:00), and it was so much fun! One year, we…

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  6. Simple Chemistry Experiment: Clean Pennies with Vinegar

    Here is a chemical reaction that is easy and fun to do - cleaning pennies with vinegar and salt! All you need are some dull, dirty pennies, salt, and vinegar.…

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  7. Easy Static Electricity Science Experiments

    Our weather has been so cold and dry lately - not my idea of perfect weather! But, it's perfect for static electricity science experiments! We did two experiments that quickly…

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  8. Homemade Silly Putty

    We got this recipe for homemade silly putty from Kids Activities Blog.  What a great idea!  This stuff is stretchy, squishy fun that leaves no residue behind. Here's how to…

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