The Teaching Science at Home Show

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After many years of sharing tips for teaching science through blogging and speaking, I have finally started a podcast/vlog - The Teaching Science at Home Show! The Teaching Science at Home shares bite-sized tips to help you breakdown the complexities of teaching science into building blocks you can use at to teach this subject in your home. Each show is a four to six minute shot of … [Read more...]

A Change is Coming…

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Change is an inevitable part of life. It can be painful, but most of the time it works out for the best. A new season begins and life goes on. For the last several years, I have shared about our experiences with homeschool and offered up some of my best science tips here on Elemental Blogging, my personal blog. But it is time for this season to come to a close. Eight years ago, I started … [Read more...]

5 Ways you never thought you could use to study science

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When you say the word science, half the population involuntarily shudders at the memory of cracking open their high school chemistry textbooks! People often assume that to teach science effectively, we must have a boring, dry textbook, which is just not true. I have already shared the three keys for teaching science, but today I wanted to share with you all 5 ways you may have never … [Read more...]

Atoms and Isotopes

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I have got chemistry on the brain thanks to my latest writing project. There are atoms and isotopes, molecules and compounds all floating around, creating some pretty wild dreams! So, I thought that you all should reap the benefits of my writing process! In today’s post, I am sharing a bit about the history of the atom and its structure, as well as explaining isotopes. I have also added in a … [Read more...]

The Great Lego Balloon Car Race

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Every summer we like to add a bit of science every week. We take some extra time on a walk to observe nature. We check out at least one science-related book each week from the library. And take to test out different ideas and projects that caught our eyes throughout the year, but we didn't have time to do. So far, we have found a chrysalis and a black racer snake. We have read tons of Let's … [Read more...]