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Spar-Klean Science (Age 10+) Apologies, I am still attempting to organise my blog by grouping like posts together.  These are all my posts within my home-made Spar-Klean Science course.  It will be added to as and when we do lessons. Investigating where the dirtiest place is in the kitchen Is the loo cleaner than the…

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2014-2015 School Year: Science

I always maintain science is our weakest area in our little homeschool.  I am so pleased I keep a blog because to my surprise, when I looked over the past year, I found we had done a reasonable amount!  Over the past year we have done some Incr-Edible science (self penned food science), Spar-Klean science…

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Spar-Klean Science: What is the dirtiest place in the kitchen?

We did this experiment along side our dish cloth verses the loo germ growing fest. First we made the agar from gelatin, bouillon and water: The children decided to take samples from the door handle, the coffee machine, the fridge door, the floor and the sink: My heart sank as I watched C11 poke the…

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Spar-Klean Science – Is the loo really cleaner than the dish cloth?

I need to be honest and say I am posting this against my better judgement.  I mean, no one is going to want to eat at my house if the cloth we use to clean the dishes is actually dirtier than my loo!  That said, 'dirty' may be a misnomer here because we all know…

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Spar-Klean Science – The Science Behind Microfiber Cloths

As you all might recall, I have been trying to reduce the chemicals I buy, reduce the amount of money I spend at the same time as enjoying the whole process of making my own products.  I am focusing on the kitchen first and the last time I posted about my home-made endeavors it was…

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Spar-Klean Science: Home-Made Washing Up Liquid

I've tried lots of recipes over the past few months and none have worked from an aesthetic point of view.  Sure they all cleaned, they all smelt gorgeous and very lacking in chemicals and they were all kind to sensitive hands.  Thing was, they were scummy.  Or at least they left a nasty scummy water…

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A Summer of Little House Living: Learning the Hows of Cleaning with Spar-Klean Science

For all other posts related to our Little House on the Prairie Summer see here Meet our summer science curriculum!  Spar-Klean science is the sister of Incr-Edible science and will make up our entire science curriculum this summer.  I wrote Spar-Klean Science with the goal of teaching the children about the science of cleaning. It…

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