STEM is a buzz word in educational circles that stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. As homeschoolers, it can be a challenge to find the right resources and tools to teach STEM well. The Curriculum Choice Authors have put together a collection of links for you on the topic of the STEM homeschool. We hope it will provide practical help for your families!
Guess what? Transitioning to upper grades homeschool science does not have to be hard. This middle to high school science time does not even have to be so very serious. With the right resources it can be truly be easy and fun! That is what we continue to find with this new 3rd edition of Apologia General Science. “As you discover the process of science
We hear it often, but what does it actually mean to be “tech savvy”? Cambridge dictionary defines it as one whom is well informed about or proficient in the use of modern technology, especially computers. Growing up, few of my peers had experience with computers. My first exposure to the internet wasn’t until I was in my final year of college. Today, tech-savvy individuals gain
Our authors here at The Curriculum Choice are bringing you all their homeschool screen time ideas. From tips on managing screen time, to their own thoughts on screen time, and what they are using in their homeschools! In this age of technology there is lots of talk about screen time. How much is too much? What do you consider screen time? Is screen time harmful
It is not difficult to see the benefit of the great outdoors providing the perfect classroom to ignite student interest in sciences. After all, we are surrounded by the beauty of nature – the astounding colors and patterns in the evening sunset, the complexity of the spiral patterns of a pine cone, and the dynamic interactions between symbiotic species. Our own human achievements are no less
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 tree finder guide for identifying trees. Tree Finder – Review of a Dichotomous Key For Plant Identification This post contains affiliate links because I believe in this curriculum. See full disclosure policy for more details. Dichotomous Key: a key used
Do you have any budding meteorologists in your home? Have you been taking extra notice of the weather lately due to unusual storms or frigid temperatures? Are you trying to find ideas for nature study when it’s too cold to be outside, or maybe looking for a fun science unit study? Well, The Kids’ Book of Weather Forecasting might be just the thing! Any affiliate
Have you seen these Julia Rothman books? Farm, Food, and Nature Anatomy are three books you want to have on your homeschool bookshelf! Whether you are currently engaging in nature study, plan to include nature study in your homeschool, or simply have curious kids, these books are sure to hit the mark! I stumbled upon Nature Anatomy a little over a year ago. It quickly became