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 today’s podcast, we are going to breakdown what this should look like through the ages. Welcome to season 7 of the Tips for Homeschool Science Show, where we are exploring the how-to’s of teaching science at home so that you will have building blocks you need for homeschool science.
I am Paige Hudson, your guide through this journey. Let’s dig in…
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Episode 93 - How To: Keep a Written Record of Hands-on Science for All Ages
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Here is what you'll find in this episode:
What season 7 of the Tips for Homeschool Science Show will look like.
- We'll be chatting about how-to's
- Some will be from popular posts and some will be brand-new content
- Let us know (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you have a how-to question you would like us to address
This episode to about how to keep a written record of your hands-on science activities.
If you have a preschooler, you will want to listen to this part!
- Keep it simple and sweet
- Just a picture and a sentence
If you have an elementary student, you will want to listen to this part!
- And, keep it simple
- Four sections - tools, methods, outcome, and insights.
- Begin to show what the scientific method is all about
If you have a middle school student, you will want to listen to this part!
- Reports will be after the scientific method
- Six sections, some can come from the program you use
- Include the title, hypothesis, materials, procedure, observations/results, and conclusions
If you have a high school student, you will want to listen to this part!
- Same as middle school, but with more detail
- Those going into science can add analysis and research as well
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