There is a lingering feeling among educators that if a textbook (or encyclopedia) wasn’t cracked open or an experiment wasn’t done, then our students didn’t learn about science. And although we do need to be reading about science, doing science, and writing about science, we have loads of science-learning options at our fingertips!
Here are a few ideas to get you started:
And as things open back up, visit a science museum or the national and state parks close to where you are.
The point is that our kids are learning every second of every day. They are taking in information and there's no reason that we can't use some of those moments to learn about science in an out-of-the-box way!
Check out the following articles to dig deeper:
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Give your kids the tools to build something. Click "Read More" to read, or listen, to this homeschool science tip of the month from Elemental Science.
Take a few moments to observe! Click "Read More" to read, or listen, to this homeschool science tip of the month from Elemental Science.