Is nature study enough for homeschool science? Your {not so} definitive answer

I am often asked - is nature study enough for our homeschool science plans or do we need to add more hands-on science? And I typically answer: Yes, nature study is enough. And, no, nature study is not enough. To which I get a confused look as a response! So I'll ask a few follow-up questions: What are your goals for science? How old are your students? These two questions will … [Read more...]

The Three Keys to Teaching Science {Infograph & Video}

I have been sharing a series over on the Elemental Science blog about the three keys for teaching science. I am sure that you all will find this information helpful as well! So, today I am sharing an infograph summary of the posts along with a free video session about this subject. I trust that you will enjoy these resources and please feel free to leave any questions you have in the … [Read more...]

I want to teach science, but I do not want to do a dissection at home!

One of the reasons I love going to conventions is that I get to connect with other homeschoolers. I get to hear about why you love the idea of teaching science and what your struggles are. I get the chance to encourage you in your homeschooling journey and in turn you all encourage me to keep writing about science. In that spirit, I have been sharing a series that will address some of the … [Read more...]