Homeschool Science Corner – Day and Night

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 Night As Earth turns, or rotates, day changes to night on one side of the globe. On the … [Read more...]

Homeschool Science Corner ~ 3 Types of Fossils

This week's homeschool science corner is all about the three main types of fossils. Scientists categorize fossils into three main groups -  impression fossils, trace fossils, and replacement fossils. Amber is also often looked at as a fourth type of fossil. Although a chunk of amber can contain insects that were trapped in resin long ago, technically it is still categorized as a … [Read more...]

Homeschool Science Corner ~ Glacier Study

It is the middle of summer and you are no doubt dying for a respite from the heat. To help you out today I am sharing a cool topic - a glacier study. These amazing frozen rivers are rare to find in your backyard, but that doesn't mean you should share them with your students. In this week's homeschool science corner you will find an explanation, and a tasty activity for you to use with your … [Read more...]

Earth Science and Astronomy for the Grammar Stage Updates

I am so delighted to be sharing this bit of Elemental Science news with you! The brand new, fully updated version of Earth Science and Astronomy for the Grammar Stage is now available!!! As you know, we have been working hard on updating our grammar stage series of programs. Here is a look at what has been changed. THE UPDATED VERSION IN A NUTSHELL The updated version of Earth Science and … [Read more...]

Homeschool Science Corner ~ Habitat or Biome

Is it a habit or biome? And for that matter, how do you tell the difference? The two appear to be similar concepts and the terms are often used interchangeably, but there is a subtle difference. In a nutshell, a habitat refers to the local environment, while a biome refers to a larger global ecosystem. In today's homeschool science corner, we are going to look at the difference between a … [Read more...]

Homeschool Science Corner ~ All About Seasons

All over the globe we have seasons. In some areas they are more pronounced than others, but we all experience a change in our overall weather throughout the year. In my neck of the woods, we are smack dab in the middle of my favorite season, spring! So in honor of that, in this Homeschool Science Corner we are going to look at activities for exploring the concept of seasons! This post … [Read more...]