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How to teach science at home, plus a handful of tips to help you not lose your mind along the way

June 21, 2021 2 min read

 Wondering how to teach science at home? These 7 Tips for Homeschool Science podcast episodes will help you do just that.

Here at Elemental Science our mission is to help you teach science at home! One of the ways we do that is through our podcast, The Tips for Homeschool Science Show. 

In season 7 of the podcast, we shared 7 episodes packed with "how-to" tips. We wanted to put them all in one, easy-to-access place, which is exactly what we are doing with this post!

Let's dig in...

How to teach science at home {Season 7 Podcast Recap}


How To: Keep a Written Record of Hands-on Science for All Ages

So you have been doing hands-on science activities and your kiddos are having a blast! And you know that these will become a part of your weekly routine, but how do you keep a record of the science they are learning is behind those activities?

Simple – you have them write it up.

And in this podcast, we are broke down what this should look like through the ages.

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How to: Know if you Should Demonstrate or Experiment

Should you demonstrate or experiment for hands-on science? And how do you know the difference? 

In this podcast, we are going to take a look at these two types of hands-on scientific tests and when you should use them.

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How to: Work from Home and Homeschool

We never intended to work from home and homeschool, but that's exactly what we have been doing for almost 15 years.

And in that time, we have learned a few tricks to get done what needs to be done, which we shared in this podcast!

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How to: Know if You Should Use a Lapbook or a Notebook for Science

Lapbook or notebook? Notebook or lapbook?

How do you choose between the two? In this podcast, you are going to learn how to do just that!

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How to: Make Science Fun and Exciting with these Three Tips

Do you struggle with the idea that science is boring?

It doesn't have to be! In this podcast, we'll be chatting about three ways you can make science fun and exciting.

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How to: Skip an Experiment (on the rare occasion that you have to)

If you have been listening to the Tips for Homeschool Science podcast for any length of time, you know how important hands-on science is. But we also live in reality and we understand that there are times when skipping an experiment is an unavoidable reality.

In this podcast, we shared what to do when you find yourself in that rare situation.

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How to: Teach Science at Home

In March, we shared a Zoom session with a charter school that we thought you all would enjoy listening in on. It's all about how to teach science at home!

Listen to this episode -

You might also want to listen to the Q & A part of this session in episode 100.

Wondering how to teach science at home? These 7 Tips for Homeschool Science podcast episodes will help you do just that.

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