Tree Finder Review by Amy M. at The Curriculum Choice

This post contains affiliate links because I believe in this curriculum. See full disclosure policy for more details. We picked up this really cool dichotomous key at a homeschool class we attended at our local nature center. It is a simple to use guide for identifying trees. Dichotomous Key: a key used to identify a [...]

Collaborating with Resource Specialists

Collaborating with Resource Specialists ⎜Eva@CurriculumChoice

When looking for curriculum resources and learning opportunities, one area that many families overlook are community resource specialists in your community. I have found that many specialists love sharing their knowledge and skills with young people. This is particularly true of agencies funded by our tax dollars like the Forest Service, Fish & Wildlife, and National Parks. When I [...]

The Power of Google Maps in the Classroom

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If you haven't yet discovered the impact Google Maps can have in your science and geography studies, now is the time.  Can you imagine being able to show your kids the bottom of the ocean? Give it a try yourself. Load Google Maps onto your computer and go to the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Click on [...]

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My seventh grader is gaining a fantastic overview of science from Apologia General Science. "... Be prepared to be awed and amazed with what the Creator has made for you!" ~Don’t miss the giveaway at the end!! We received these Apologia General Science resources in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are our own [...]

Homeschool Reviews Nature Study Science and Technology @thecurriculumchoice

Choosing a science curriculum is a big decision when you homeschool your children. Each family has its personal interests and preferred methods of offering science from year to year. Are you looking for your curriculum for science and nature study? Looking to add in some formal technology training too? This post is full of ideas [...]

Raddish Kitchen Science Box

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How delighted I was when I opened our Kitchen Science Box from Raddish. I love to cook and my son does too. I've always considered cooking with my kids part of their homeschooling. I like teaching them measuring and how to cook as a natural part of our homeschool experience. But what's a mom to [...]

A Healthier You by A Beka Books

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It seems to be that time of year again, when we begin to think about the coming year, and our children's needs for curriculum.  One of the areas that I sometimes have missed in our homeschool has been in health education.  We have always added PE into the mix, but did not start working with [...]

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My son is five years old this school year and I decided at the beginning of the year to include science into our curriculum plans.  We had done lots of Charlotte Mason style nature studies in his preschool years, but I wanted to be a little more formal this year.  At the same time, I [...]