These posts and articles are targeted towards homeschoolers who are preparing for college. There will be resources, guides, tutorials, and even unit studies. When resources are only appropriate for college prep ages they are additionally categorized here.
It is entirely possible to craft a high school literature course of study using free public domain ebooks. While there are some great works of modern literature currently under copyright, and these should be considered as well, there is such a diverse collection of classic works that could keep a student busy for years. Combined Read More »
Go sailing on the high seas, or mush dogs in the Yukon. These books are classic adventures that have inspired artists, directors, and children for decades! Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn Although both Tom and Huck are orphans, their lives are complete contrasts of each other. Tom has a warm home and caretakers. Huck has Read More »
A very beautifully illustrated treatise on the history of castle-building in England. The writing in this book is a little heady – so it would probably only appeal to older students. But the information it contains about the structure of the castles and how they became elaborate and grand is worth the read. Download British Read More »
I have completed the quest! Lately the Hawkins Electrical Guide post has been getting a lot of traffic, and so it reminded me that I needed to seek out the missing second volume from the series. Lo and behold I found it! This volumes explains armatures and motors. For your convenience, here are the links Read More »
It is not difficult to imagine how mankind first conceived the idea of making use of floating structures to enable him to traverse stretches of water. The trunk of a tree floating down a river may have given him his first notions. He would not be long in discovering that the tree could support more Read More »