homeschool, STEM

Weathering & Erosion Lesson: Geology for Young Minds Unit

Weathering & erosion cause fantastic, as well as fascinating changes to our world's surface.  Just look at the concept of Pangaea of yester-year and onto the development of islands and Earth features today.  These observations can really bring to light just how our landscape is slowly changing each and everyday.  But, the changes don't stop… Continue reading Weathering & Erosion Lesson: Geology for Young Minds Unit

Art Appreciation

5 Fun Activities That Introduce The Art Basics to Kids

Before diving into a week-by-week, artist-by-artist study this past summer I wanted to first give the kids an opportunity to become familiar with the supplies and practices we would be engaging in for the rest of our hot summer afternoons. The idea of this week was to instill the basic boundaries of knowledge that would… Continue reading 5 Fun Activities That Introduce The Art Basics to Kids

homeschool, STEM

Sea Life Day 5: Whales

Other kids are die hard for shark week while my kids' shout "forget the shark, we want to Whales and Walruses!"  I sat the kids down to watch Free Willy the Friday before this lesson.  A movie that I, myself found downright torturous to sit through when my Grandmother took me to see it when… Continue reading Sea Life Day 5: Whales