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); […]

10 Free Science Websites To Expand Your Science Lessons

  Here are 10 free science websites full of resources, experiments, printables, activities, lesson plans and more to expand your children’s science learning experiences.  Let’s Talk Science – This terrific initiative helps kids to learn and love Science. There are different areas to branch out to, such as CurioCity – for teens and IdeaPark – for […]

Learning About Aerodynamics with Science Expeditions

This post contains affiliate links. This month with Little Passports’ Science Expeditions kit, we got to explore Aerodynamics. When the kit arrived, we started guessing what would be inside the box. For sure, we thought there were going to be paper airplanes. Eagerly my science kid opened it up and we were surprised – no […]

Learning About Vision & Optics with Science Expeditions

This post contains affiliate links. This year, Little Passports asked our family to try out their Science Expeditions monthly subscription box. Box #1 was really neat, with experiments about Forensic Science – such as extracting DNA, studying fingerprints, and examining blood splatters. The second box is about Vision and Optics – how our eyes work […]

Science Expeditions – A Kit from Little Passports {Review}

This post contains affiliate links. Little Passports have been bringing the joy of world geography through monthly subscription boxes for a few years now. Now, they offer a new kind of learning experience with their Science Expeditions monthly kit. We got to try out the first kit. It kit arrived in our mailbox in a […]

Teach Your Kids About Model Rockets and Rocketry

Model Rocketry is a fun and exciting activity. Not only can you spend the time to build and launch your rocket, but you can also learn so much about real rockets and space travel. Here are some great resources to learn more about rocketry. Model Rockets We were excited to work with AllRocketEngines.ca who gave […]

Canada’s Forests Teaching Kits

In Canada, our forests are some of our richest resources.   The Canadian Forestry Association has created a series of 8 Forestry teaching kits designed to help kids learn the value of forests and taking care of them. Available in both English and French, they include the following units: Volume 1: Canada’s Forests — Learning […]

Get Back Outside: David Suzuki Foundation

Kids love nature. Our job as learning facilitators is to nurture that love into a caring passion for the environment around them. The David Suzuki Foundation has put together a series of teacher guides to help make that possible with their Get Back Outside project. There are 4 guides: The Kindergarten book has 4 lessons […]