Learning About Bones with Science Expeditions

This post contains affiliate links. This month our Science Expeditions Kit was all about bones. Admittedly my little scientist isn’t as into biology as other science topics, so he wasn’t really interested in doing this box at first. I decided to pull out the contents of the box and show it to my four-year-old, who was […]

Let’s Talk Science

Let’s Talk Science is an award-winning, national, charitable organization. They have a variety of free programs, resources, hands-on activities and projects to engage children and youth – from preschool to Grade 12 – in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)! Check out their hands-on activities database that includes fun activities for all ages. Some activity […]

Teach Your Kids About Electricity – Resources to learn about circuits and current

If you are going to teach your kids about electricity, here is a collection of resources that will help you with your studies. Lesson Plans Electricity Lesson Plan Ideas from the Canada Science and Technology Museum – includes math, art, language, etc in addition to science Electricity and Electrical Safety by Switched On Kids  – […]

Homeschool Science Advice

Homeschool Science seems to be something that people struggle with, so this month the Canadian Homeschool Blogger Team is sharing some of their best science related posts to help you with this subject.   Jennifer – Science Materials You Can Find Around Your Home Affordable homeschooling can be a challenge. Check out this handy list […]

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Teach Your Kids About Astronomy – Resources to Study Space

Space. It’s this wonderful, exciting thing to explore for kids. Here is a round-up of some fantastic resources to teach your kids about astronomy. This post may contain affiliate links. Lesson Plans & Activities Canadian Astronomy Education : Grade 1  | Grade 6  | Grade 9 | Grade 11/12  Canadian Space Agency – 7 Modules Our Solar System – First Grade by Common Core […]

Science Fair Water Testing Kit: Learning About Water

How much do you know about the water you drink? In Canada, our drinking water is pretty good. We live in a place where water is plentiful and well taken care of, but learning about what is in our water (and what are acceptable standards) is an interesting experiment. I was asked by WaterTestingKits.com if I could […]

Teach Your Kids About Motion – Resources on the Laws of Motion

Sir Issac Newton introduced us to the Laws of Motion – the idea of how things move. Below are some resources to teach your kids about motion and how it works. Lessons How Stuff Works: Laws of Motion How to Teach Newton’s Laws of Motion in Elementary School Newton’s First Law  |  Second Law   […]

Solar Energy with Science Expeditions

This post contains affiliate links. This month, our Science Expeditions box from Little Passports was all about solar energy – which is perfect to study during these sunny days of summer. As always, we started off with the little book that came with the kit, reading the comic and doing the exercises in it. We […]

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Why Science Matters

Science surrounds us. It is everywhere and affects us every day. The importance of science in our daily lives may not be immediately obvious, but if you examine your routine, you’ll find you’re regularly making science-based choices. For example, consider the food you eat (do you choose organic); products you use (do you consider their environmental impact); […]