Research Report or Research Paper?

The term research report and research paper are often used interchangeably. Although both of these assignments require research, they do differ in several ways. In a nutshell, the student writing a research report does some research and churns out facts, while the student writing the research paper analyzes a topic and forms an opinion. What is a Research Report? A research report is basically … [Read more...]

Science Corner: Nature Prints

Spring is a beautiful time of year, there are flowers blooming all around us and leaves popping out left and right.  The only bad thing about this is that spring doesn’t last forever.  The flowers will fade, the leaves will fall. Many people collect and press a piece of spring in a journal, but I want to share with you another method of preserving the leaves and flowers that are blooming all … [Read more...]

US State Study

There is a fair amount out there to use when studying the US States, but I wanted something simple and easy to do, so I created my own US State Study for us to use alongside of our Story of the Worlds studies.  I thought I'd share what we did with you, in case someone else is looking for the very same thing :). How we've done it: All along we have studied one state each day.  In the … [Read more...]