Science Projects

by Rachel Paxton If your kids like messy science experiments, then they will love this one. We decided to try this one outside, and I am glad we did! It WAS really fun though. In this experiment your kids will discover Sir Isaac Newton’s First Law of Motion: “Every object in a state of uniform…

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by Rachel Paxton My boys and I have been doing some fun science experiments with baking soda and vinegar. Last week we blew up a balloon with baking soda and vinegar. This is a similar experiment except the baking soda and vinegar reaction fuels a boat for the bathtub instead. This was a really fun…

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by Rachel Paxton Kids love to do hands-on science experiments. My boys and I are doing different experiments with baking soda and vinegar. This experiment involves blowing up a balloon with the gas resulting from the reaction of the baking soda and vinegar. Kids of all ages will love doing this experiment. We have even…

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by Lucy Markham One of the many wonderful things about homeschooling your children is being able to cater to their individual needs. Unlike public school (especially with the almost-nationwide implement of Common Core in 2010), homeschooling offers the opportunity for a flexible curriculum that allows your children to pursue their own interests. Growing up, I…

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My boys and I are always looking for new little creatures to study for science. That is one of the great things about homeschooling, we get to study all the bugs and creepy crawly creatures we discover when we are out enjoying Mother Nature. This past weekend we went camping to enjoy the cool fall…

Read More Hands on Science: Learning about the Woolly Bear Moth