Danger! Learn About the Attractive Beauty of Fire {Chemistry in Nature}

As the weather turns cooler, the idea of cozying up around a fire seems more appealing. But did you know that fire is the result of a chemical reaction that releases light and heat? For this reaction to occur, it requires oxygen, heat, and a fuel source, like wood, oil, or coal. The oxygen combusts, or burns up, the fuel source creating water, carbon dioxide, heat, and light. This reaction is … [Read more...]

What’s on your Christmas Wish list?

Things Only Homeschoolers Say - Christmas Wish List Edition "Wait, let me pull out my homeschooling wish list - it has what the kids really want for Christmas." See more things only homeschoolers say or laugh along with our homeschool funnies! … [Read more...]

How will your kids impress the relatives at Thanksgiving dinner?

Things only Homeschoolers Say – Thanksgiving Dinner Edition "Before we begin our Thanksgiving meal, Johnny is going to recite the entire Mayflower Compact." See more things only homeschoolers say or laugh along with our homeschool funnies! … [Read more...]

My Favorite Rock in The World {Petrified Wood}

Petrified wood has always fascinated me. It was a dream of mine to see this rock in person for a long time - one that I finally got to fulfill several years ago during an epic road trip out west. Petrified wood is a perfect example of a replacement fossil, which is  a replica of something that was once alive, such as trees or sea creatures. The fossil forms when the living thing is trapped and … [Read more...]

Save the leaves for science!

Things only Homeschoolers Say - Save the Leaves Edition "Don't bag up all the leaves - I need a whole bunch for science experiments." See more things only homeschoolers say or laugh along with our homeschool funnies! … [Read more...]