Category Archives: Science

BFSU: Magnet and Magnetic Fields

Two posts ago I shared about a new science curricula called “Building Foundations of Scientific Understanding” that I have been using with my 2nd grader. Here’s a peek at how he learned about magnetism which is part of this program’s

BFSU: Magnet and Magnetic Fields

Two posts ago I shared about a new science curricula called “Building Foundations of Scientific Understanding” that I have been using with my 2nd grader. Here’s a peek at how he learned about magnetism which is part of this program’s

Curriculum Share 2015/16: K-2 Science

It’s spring break where we are and although we’re not officially taking a break, we all decided to homeschool “light”.  This time of the year usually finds me thinking and planning for the coming school year.  It also is a

Curriculum Share 2015/16: K-2 Science

It’s spring break where we are and although we’re not officially taking a break, we all decided to homeschool “light”.  This time of the year usually finds me thinking and planning for the coming school year.  It also is a

Science A Day

*Warning*: dissection pics can be upsetting for the weak of stomach. I try to encourage scientific thinking at home through two avenues.  The availability of quality science resources is one.  Science curricula the children can study systematically (e.g. Sonlight Science

Science A Day

*Warning*: dissection pics can be upsetting for the weak of stomach. I try to encourage scientific thinking at home through two avenues.  The availability of quality science resources is one.  Science curricula the children can study systematically (e.g. Sonlight Science

First grade Science at the moment

Due to our somewhat sudden move across the Pacific this school year and baggage limitations during our journey, we only managed to bring a semester’s worth of history and science books from our shelves.  We figured that we could use

First grade Science at the moment

Due to our somewhat sudden move across the Pacific this school year and baggage limitations during our journey, we only managed to bring a semester’s worth of history and science books from our shelves.  We figured that we could use

Nature Walk Update

It wasn’t too easy to regularly keep our nature walk schedule. More so when some of the children got sick during the winter months.  We did, however, manage a few. Requiring the children to record an entry in the nature

Nature Walk Update

It wasn’t too easy to regularly keep our nature walk schedule. More so when some of the children got sick during the winter months.  We did, however, manage a few. Requiring the children to record an entry in the nature

Science for K to 6

There are currently 7 titles available in Jennie Fulbright’s Apologia Elementary Science series: Astronomy, Botany, Zoology 1, Zoology 2, Zoology 3, Anatomy and Physiology, and the latest, Chemistry and Physics.  Target audience for these books is K to grade 6.  The publisher

Science for K to 6

There are currently 7 titles available in Jennie Fulbright’s Apologia Elementary Science series: Astronomy, Botany, Zoology 1, Zoology 2, Zoology 3, Anatomy and Physiology, and the latest, Chemistry and Physics.  Target audience for these books is K to grade 6.  The publisher

Salmon, Buoyancy, and Corrie ten Boom

You would think after all these years of homeschooling, I would have gotten everything figured out.  It is true that planning ahead and keeping to a schedule help give our days some direction. This is definitely a responsibility I have

Salmon, Buoyancy, and Corrie ten Boom

You would think after all these years of homeschooling, I would have gotten everything figured out.  It is true that planning ahead and keeping to a schedule help give our days some direction. This is definitely a responsibility I have