Science

3 Fun Educational Engineering Projects for Kids

Posted in Creative Commons, Elementary, Middle School, Science on July 13, 2017

Middle school students piece together a bridge they've designed using toothpicks and gumdrops.

Have you ever watched kids playing? If you have, you know they are fascinated with the concept of building different items and testing how gravity affects them. They also love taking things apart to see how they work. They were born to be engineers. Research has shown that children learn more effectively if they have Read More »

How a Cat's Eyes Work – Full Lesson Plan

Posted in Animals, Home School Creative Commons Resources, Science on July 6, 2017

High quality cat image

If your children have questioned why the cat's eyes are different, or how a cat's eyes work, or you are looking for an exciting science lesson for them to learn from, this lesson plan. This lesson plan, and all of its components are free and will help your child learn how a cat's eyes work. Read More »

4 Ways You Can Learn Science Directly From Nature (Pre-K)

Posted in Home School Creative Commons Resources, Preschool, Science on July 5, 2017

Learning directly from nature

There are a lot of ways to learn science. A child does not want to learn science from a book. They want to learn by being hands on and getting dirty. They want to experiment with different things and see what happens. They want to make something! Here are four ways to learn science directly Read More »

Learning the Bones of the Human Body: Ultimate Skeleton Resource

Posted in High School, Home School Creative Commons Resources, Middle School, Science on June 13, 2017

Learn the bones of the human body!

How many bones are in the human body? There are 206 bones in the human body. The bones are divided into two main groups, the Axial Skeleton (comprised of 80 bones) and the Appendicular Skeleton (comprised of 126 bones). The Axial Skeleton and the Appendicular Skeleton are both subdivided. The Axial Skeleton can be broken up into two Read More »

7 Super Easy Science Experiments You Can Do with Items You Already Have

Posted in Science on April 25, 2017

Science Experiments you can do from home

Growing up, some of my favorite science experiments were conducted using ingredients we found around the house and in the kitchen. Although science kits are fun, there's no reason why you can't experiment with stuff you already have. These experiments won't cost you very much and are appropriate for younger (and some middle) children. 1. Read More »

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