We have a shark lover in the family. Our littlest girl has continued a study of sharks – especially hammerhead sharks – since she was a kindergartener. She picked up an Extreme Sharks book with a birthday bookstore gift card and has been devouring books on the topic ever since. That’s when Apologia Swimming Creatures of the Fifth Day came into our lives. We received
Your teen is interested in science and, as a Christian parent, you worry about what an evolution-dominated university education will do to his or her faith. Many years ago, the father of a bright young girl named Margaret worried the same way, but he needn’t have. Now this Margaret, who has become Dr. Helder, is one of the most prominent women in creation science, and
Many, many years ago I stumbled upon Mr Qs Classic Science Curriculum. At that time he had just put out the very first one – Life Science. I remember being just giddy at a FULL YEAR Science curriculum that was FREE! Mr Qs Classic Science Mr. Q’s Classic Science is an affordable, non-religious, classically based science curriculum. Each curriculum covers a full year of science, broken down
Our elementary school is doing Apologia’s Exploring Creation through Anatomy & Physiology this year. One of the activities during this class is the children put together a personal person project. They layer several of the human body’s system on top of each other. It’s a great project. I wanted to be able to help them complete it and provide an example for them. I’d like
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 Satellite. Do you see the Mid-Atlantic Ridge system? Cool, right?
Much of our learning takes place through unit studies. The History of Science Unit Study (focusing on the Ancient Greek Physician, Galen), therefore, was a perfect fit for my sixth grade daughter. If you are looking for a meticulously organized unit study, this is for you. If you are looking for an engaging book about a very interesting ancient figure in science, this is for
Most homeschoolers are very frugal and must make their homeschool budget stretch as far as possible. My family is no exception and I think long and hard about investing in curriculum and tools for our learning experiences. My two youngest boys are very science oriented and are naturally inquisitive about the world around them so purchasing a quality microscope made sense as we entered the
Does your family enjoy time outdoors? If so, nature study may be for you! Our family has loved nature study since the beginning! We love learning more and more about the world God created through seeing things in nature – then investigating them further. We find that simple things – like drawing them as we see them – helps us learn about God’s creation. From