Applied Math

Cashier - Elementary Math Games

Posted in Applied Math, Elementary, Home School Creative Commons Resources on September 10, 2017

By playing cashier, you teach your child the value of money.

There are a lot of games you can play with your child to increase their math skills and work on math speed. However, if you want your child to learn a valuable life skill through their math games, this fun game will keep them interested. Before you know it, your child will be playing it Read More »

Electricity for Boys

Posted in Applied Math, College Prep, Home Economics, Middle School, Public Domain, Technology, Upper Elementary on May 12, 2012

Electricity, like every science, presents two phases to the student, one belonging to a theoretical knowledge, and the other which pertains to the practical application of that knowledge. The boy is directly interested in the practical use which he can make of this wonderful phenomenon in nature. With sections on such riveting topics as how Read More »

Mathematicians of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Posted in Applied Math, High School, Middle School, Public Domain, Upper Elementary on April 26, 2012

Available here are accounts of the lives and works of seventeenth and eighteenth century mathematicians (and some other scientists), adapted from A Short Account of the History of Mathematics by W. W. Rouse Ball (4th Edition, 1908). This is not an ebook- but rather a website that has short biographies of mathematicians from the 17th and 18th centuries. They Read More »

When Mother Lets Us Make Candy

Posted in Applied Math, High School, Hobbies and Crafts, Home Economics, Lower Elementary, Middle School, Public Domain, Upper Elementary on February 13, 2012

Some of the best science lessons happen in the kitchen.  When learning to make candy, you need to know about temperature, measurement, the crystallization of sugar, and much more. This simple book is full of recipes, instructions, and information about making candy.  Fudges, taffies, brittles, caramels, fondants, lozenges, and more mouthwatering recipes will have your children begging Read More »

Every Boy His Own Mechanic

Posted in Applied Math, College Prep, High School, Hobbies and Crafts, Life Skills, Middle School, Public Domain, Technology, Upper Elementary on January 30, 2012

Do you have boys at home that love to work with wood, tools, and mechanical parts? Every Boy His Own Mechanic is a book just for them!  The book covers woodworking, painting, mixing cement, fixing bicycles, and tons more. With 400+ pages of instructions and illustrations, your boys AND girls will be busy for a Read More »

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