Apologia Zoology I

Last year we finished off Apologia Zoology I curriculum. I'm just including a bunch of ideas we did alongside each chapter, rather than doing a post for each chapter. Books for Apologia Zoology I These were the books we used: These are the actual text book and note book. They are very comprehensive and the…

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Homeschooling with MEL Science: Burning Magnesium

Welcome to our latest post on MEL Science: Burning Magnesium. It has been a long time since this was done back in April, and I am only just getting round to writing about it! Yay me! As usual, I had Abigail prepare for this experiment by reading the lesson on the MEL Science website. Some…

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Ancient Times Scientist Study: Pythagoras (c.570BC – c. 495 BC)

Whenever I think of Pythagoras, my mind immediately turns to Pythagoras' theory on triangles. I was pleasantly surprised when I began reading out from the text book to discover that Pythagoras was so much more than just his theory. I used the Science in the Ancient World as my main source of information, as well…

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Homeschooling with MEL Science: Green Sparklers

Each Tuesday afternoon, I get to spend time with my precious Abigail. Usually we do some chemistry from MEL Chemistry. Abigail wants to be a missionary doctor when she is older and has always had a fascination with anything scientific. MEL Science is a GREAT way for Abs to do some real grown up science.…

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Nothing Much Changes…

My younger girls have been doing some science experiments lately. We bought Abigail a subscription to two science boxes for Christmas. Each month she will receive one box from Curiosity Box and another from MEL Science. The Curiosity Box contains about four experiments in it, with instructions and everything one needs to carry them out.…

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Astronomy Unit Study: Unit Four – Planet Venus

Welcome to unit four of our astronomy studies!  Lately, we have been learning all about Planet Venus. As before, we have been using Apologia’s Exploring Creation with Astronomy. Also, I have access to Everyday Astronomy from School House Teachers, as well as lots of bits and pieces I used with my older ones that I…

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EdTechLens’ Rainforest Journey: One of the Best Educational Programs Ever!

Over the past few weeks my littlest two girls and I have been blessed to review the kindergarten and grade three level of  Rainforest Journey from EdTechLens: I practically begged to be given a chance to review this product because the little girls and I  (with help from Granny next door) spent last summer learning…

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