Elemental Science Blog
5 Ways you can become a better Homeschool Science teacher 2
As parents, we all want to do the very best we can for our children. And in that spirit, I wanted to take a moment to encourage you in your quest to become a better homeschool science teacher.
Click "Read More" to see five ways you can intentionally pursue science teacher-training.
3 Common Misconceptions about Homeschool Science 0
We have run across three common misconceptions about homeschool science—fallacies about science that we would like to debunk with the homeschool truth.
Click "Read More" to dig into these misconceptions and see what the real scoop is!
How to handle homeschool science during the holidays 0
Do you change things up in your homeschool for the holidays? Let me encourage you not to drop science this December, give the gift of wonder and amazement instead.
Click "Read More" to get some help for adding science to your holiday homeschool plans!
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!
Teaching Biology at Home 0
Biology is typically taught first in homeschool science because topics relating to animals, plants, and the human body are a wonderful first introduction to science.
This month, I wanted to share a brief picture of how you can teach the principles of biology to the students in your homeschool, co-op, or school - just click "Read More".
3 Ways to Work on Observation 0
We cannot simply say “observe” to our students and expect them to automatically have observations skills.
We actually have to teach our students how to observe and we can do that through a variety of ways. Click "Read More" to find out three of those ways.
Teaching Earth Science at Home 0
Often, earth science is looked on as the lesser science when compared to the giants of biology, chemistry, and physics. However, it is very important for our students to understand and appreciate the Earth we live on.
This month, I wanted to share a brief picture of how you can teach the principles of earth science to the students in your homeschool, co-op, or school - just click "Read More".
Observation is Key 0
Observation is a key skill for our little homeschool scientists to possess, but what is observation? Simply put, observation is taking the time to look at the things going on around you. It’s intentionally watching what is happening right in front of you.
Click "Read More" to learn how you can help you students work on their observation skills!
I want to teach science, but I don’t want to deal with chemicals 0
CAUTION – Dangerous chemicals! Wear protective eye-wear. Do not breathe in any fumes.
All that really makes you want to get going on that experiment, doesn’t it? No? Then, click "Read More" to grab some tips to jump over the hurdle of dealing with chemicals and get onto the fun of teaching science!