We shared 5 completely free workshops from our conference vaults as part of Season 2 of the Tips for Homeschool Science Show. Each of these workshops will help you as you create your plans for science in your homeschool.
We broke each of the sessions up into three 15 to 20-minute podcasts, but we also shared videos of each session on our YouTube channel.
Let's dig into Season 2!
5 Free Workshops from the Tips for Homeschool Science Show Season 2
Workshop #1 - The Three Keys for Teaching Science at Home
Session Description: In this session, Paige details the three key ingredients for teaching science in your homeschool. She also provides several tools and methods you can use to apply the keys to your homeschool education plan from preschool through high school.
Watch the full 3 Keys to Teaching Science video or listen to the three session episodes:
- Ep 35 - Hands-on Science 101
- Ep 36 - Finding Scientific Information 101
- Ep 37 - Notebooking for Science 101
Workshop #2 - Inspiring your students to love science through living books
Session Description: In this session, Paige defines what qualifies a book as “living” and shares how to use these resources effectively in your homeschool. She also gives several examples of how to foster a love of science in your students through the use living books as spines or supplements in your homeschool.
Watch the full Living Books for Science video or listen to the three session episodes:
- Ep 38 - Choosing & Using Living Books
- Ep 39 - How to use Living Books (elementary)
- Ep 40 - How to use Living Books (middle)
Workshop #3 - I want to teach science, but these three hurdles stand in my way
Session Description: In this session, Paige tackles the top three reasons people are afraid to teach science –experience, experiments, and equipment. She provides tips to help you jump over each of these hurdles and get straight to the science-learning fun!
Watch the full Getting Over Three Science-teaching Hurdles video or listen to the three session episodes:
- Ep 41 - The Hurdle of Experiments
- Ep 42 - The Hurdle of Experience
- Ep 43 - The Hurdle of Equipment
Workshop #4 - Nature Study - the natural way to study science
Session Description:In this session, Paige explains what nature study is and where this method fits into science education. In the process, she shares about nature journals, how to use nature study with the whole family, and what nature study can look like in each of the seasons. You’ll be inspired to add this beneficial tool to your bag of science-teaching tricks!
Watch the full Nature Study video or listen to the three session episodes:
- Ep 44 - The natural way to learn about science
- Ep 45 - The two types of nature study
- Ep 46 - The sufficiency of nature study
Workshop #5 - Eliminate your fears and doubts surrounding the science fair project
Session Description: In this session, Paige helps you move past the fear and doubt you have surrounding the much-dreaded science fair project! She shares 8 easy steps to complete a science fair project along with tips on when you should do one and advice for setting up a homeschool science fair co-op in your area.
Watch the full Science Fair Project video or listen to the three session episodes:
- Ep 47 - Do you really have to do a science fair project?
- Ep 48 - How to get through your science fair project
- Ep 49 - Wrapping up your science fair project
Wrapping it up
Well, that's a look at season 2 of the Tips for Homeschool Science Show. If there's a question you want to be answered or a topic you want to be covered in future episodes, let us know in the comments below!