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How to make science fun and exciting with these three tips {Episode 97}

March 22, 2021 2 min read

 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.

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.

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 97 - How to make science fun and exciting with these three tips

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Here is what you'll find in this episode: 

(0:37)

Should science be fun?

  • Not everything in our homeschool has to be exciting.
  • But science can, and should, be fun - at least part of it should!
  • When part of science is exciting, it helps kids to remember what they are learning.

(1:57)

One Way to Make Science Fun: Real-life Examples

(3:07)

Another Way to Make Science Fun: Hands-on Science Activities

  • No better way to learn about science than to do it!
  • Try out ideas or use the planned activities in your curriculum.
  • Always make sure that the activities relate to what you are learning.

(4:51)

Another, Another Way to Make Science Fun: Talk to Experts

  • Experts are passionate and that passion is contagious.
  • Talk to experts on field trips - sit at their feet and learn.

(5:34)

The final word...

  • Back up the fun with facts because the fun partners with the facts to create pegs in your kiddos' memories! 

(6:58)

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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.



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