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6 Experiment Questions that Homeschoolers Need to be Answered 0

 

We have shared tips for experiments all month and we want to wrap that up with a few experiment questions we have gotten from homeschoolers in the trenches! Click "Read More" to read (or listen to) the answers.

How to Add Nature Study to your Homeschool Science Curriculum 0

Where does nature study fit into a homeschool science curriculum? Is it the centerpiece? Or just an afterthought?

Should it even be a part of your plan at all? Click "Read More" to learn the answers! 

3 Reasons We Do Nature Study in the Winter 0

Nature study is an excellent tool for making science real and practical. We lean towards doing impromptu nature study while we are already enjoying the outdoors. 

This month, I thought I would share with you all three reasons we do nature study in the winter. I’m not opposed to doing nature study in the other seasons, in fact we have impromptu nature study times year round. Rather, I want to highlight why nature study is still viable despite the cooler temperature.

3 Tips for practicing observation skills with impromptu nature study 0

Last month we shared three tips to help you avoid the summer science slip. The first of those tips was to observe, observe, observe.

We wanted to give you some practical ideas for ways to incorporate observation into your summer plans. One of the best ways to do this is through  impromptu nature study.