3 Reasons to make time for science

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Science is awesome! It is passion of mine which has easily spilled over to my kids. I understand, though, that not everyone shares my passion for science. In fact, it is usually one of the subjects that is passed over in favor of the 3 R’s during the elementary years. I’m here to say that […]

Types of Pollination

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The Joshua tree has a unique insect-pollinator, the yucca moth. The bumble bee pollinates the morning glory in the cool beginnings of a new day. And a gentle breeze is responsible for spreading the pollen of the spruce tree. The moth, bee, and wind all act as pollinators for these plants. They are responsible for […]

3 Pieces of advice for your homeschooling journey

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I have been homeschooling for over nine years now. My daughter is wrapping up her middle school years and very quickly heading toward high school. It is a bittersweet time as I watch my little girl grow up and realize that I will probably be the shortest one in the family! The thing is – […]

Homeschool Science Corner – Day and Night

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In today’s homeschool science corner, I wanted to share with you all the basic science behind day and night. We’ll start by discussing the concept a bit, watching a video, and working on a few activities. Then, we’ll wrap it all up with some books and free printables! Let’s get started . . . Day and […]

The Sassafras Science Adventures Volume 3: Botany

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My newest “baby” was born this Sunday! Announcing – The Sassafras Science Adventures Volume 3: Botany! This book is the third volume in the Sassafras Science series and it is all about plants. There is so little on the market for plants compared to animals and the human body. So, I really believe that this book will […]