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Using a Microscope in Your Homeschool

Friday, January 4th, 2019

I bought this microscope many years ago when my kids were working through Exploring Creation with Biology by Dr. Jay L. Wile. It was the first year of publication for the biology course, and we received each chapter as it was written. I purchased the microscope from a company which refurbished used university microscopes and […]

Science and History Projects — one of the best parts of homeschooling

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

Throughout our homeschooling years, from 1975-2001, science and history projects were a big part of our curriculum. It was the fun part of homeschooling and served to make the learning stick. Here are photos of some of our projects. An early project on robots Our primitive attempt at costuming The Great Exhibition of 1851 The […]

New Astronomy Curriculum

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Astronomy and Astrophysics by Sarah Salviander New astronomy curriculum for ages 13 and up. This 36-week course covers the night sky, the solar system, stars, the Milky Way, the many galaxies in the observable universe, the origins of our universe, classical and modern physics, and the latest in theoretical cosmology. Students will gain an appreciation […]

Grow a plant in a CD case

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

Hands-on science

Contest Today — Win New Upper Level Science Textbook

Friday, December 7th, 2012

UPDATE: Jody Dudek and Lori are our winners. Novare Science and Math is a new publisher of science textbooks and resources for Christian educators. Author, teacher and speaker John D. Mays is a 13-year science, math and humanities teacher, a lover of fine literature, and father of three beautiful daughters. In the wake of growing […]

Have you looked at your spiders today?

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Do you know what we would be doing today if my kids were young again? We’d be in the garden studying Black and Yellow Argiope. Towards the end of August, these particular spiders start to make large — very large — webs in our garden. There are probably 15 in the garden today. We could […]

A Suggested List of Activities for Teaching Science at Home Following the Applied Trivium Model

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

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Brown Thrasher

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008

Dear Mrs. Bluedorn, Here is a picture of a Brown Thrasher. I found her at a pond behind our property. I was taking pictures of her babies that I found on the pond bank buried in thorns. You can tell she is not happy with me. Several places say the Brown Thrasher and Brown Thrush […]

A New Astronomy Curriculum

Saturday, April 7th, 2007

Signs and Seasons: Understanding the Elements of Classical Astronomy by Jay Ryan

Announcing a new Christian homeschool curriculum….

Friday, March 9th, 2007

Signs & Seasons: Understanding the Elements of Classical Astronomy Unlike the vast majority of pop astronomy books that focus on “Modern Astronomy,” Signs & Seasons teaches “Classical Astronomy,” the traditional, historical approach to learning the sky. Astronomy is the most ancient science. It had been part of the Quadrivium, one of Seven Liberal Arts of […]


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