Homeschooling Science

For gardening and other posts about fostering an appreciation for nature, see my Nature table of contents page.

Science Lessons and Classes Taken:

Knee-high Naturalist Class at the Sandy Creek Nature Center in Athens, Georgia

Homeschool Science Classes at the Sandy Creek Nature Center

Homeschooling Kindergarten: Teaching About the Weather

Homeschooling Kindergarten: Teaching About the Solar System

Engineering for Kids

Curriculum or Non-Curriculum:

Homeschooling 4th Grade: Our First Science Curriculum

I Don’t Teach Geography – on the HSL blog

T.V. and Field Trips:

Educational Television for Children, Part 3 of 3 – We learn a lot about science through television! Also see my Pinterest board for further suggestions.

Our Summer Vacation Part 2: Chicago’s Field Museum

The Museum of Science and Industry (Chicago)

Tellus Science Museum (Cartersville, GA)

Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Atlanta, Georgia

The Museum of Arts and Sciences in Macon, GA

Child-led Projects:

Rockets and the Benefits of Failure: Project-based Homeschooling

Project-based Homeschooling: Carnivorous Plants

Project-based Homeschooling: DNA

Project-based Homeschooling: A Mushroom Project Teaches Mama When to Let Go 

Project-based Homeschooling: Tardigrades – 2nd grade (2014)

Project-based Homeschooling: Rube Goldberg Machine

Project-based Homeschooling: Robotics

Project-based Homeschooling: It’s All for the Birds (in a good way)

Project-based Homeschooling: Plant Project – 6th grade (2019)

Project-based Homeschooling: American Elm – 6th grade (2019)

Other Projects:

First Science Fair Project – first grade (2013)

Raising Tadpoles (2012)

Raising Butterflies (2013)

2nd Generation Butterflies (2013)

Raising Monarch Butterflies (2017)

It’s Still Birds

Raising Black Swallowtail Butterflies (2018)

Raising Giant Swallowtail Butterflies (2018)

Citizen Science:

The School of Ants (2013)

Why Study Ants? (2013)

My Year of Citizen Science Projects (2016-2017)

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