Category Archives: homeschooling

geometry 2 : 3D shapes

  Another bag we got from the library was the 3D geometric shapes. It came with this set of clear plastic geometric shapes, and you can add colored pictures to resemble daily items. We made these containers be whatever we wanted … Continue reading

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Our Body : Smell

Studying the sense of smell was a fun one, because I can’t smell.  I’ve never had the sense of smell, so it’s always intrigued me how this sense relates to someone.  There is so much to it.  Taste is related to … Continue reading

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the experiments

We had our Fifth Homeschool Science Fair a couple of weeks ago, and I’d like to share the experiments Lucas and Siena did. Lucas’s experiment this year: Question: How long can you stay in the air when you jump? Hypothesis: … Continue reading

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another meet

Lucas had his first swim meet of the year few weeks ago.  He’s done one other one, and he was waiting this one as excited as he was last time. It was just a little over a year ago when he … Continue reading

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Our Body : the skeletal system

The Skeletal System was the first body system we studied.  We made a skeleton from this book, but I made copies in card stock, so it would be sturdier and last longer.  And instead of taping the bones together (with … Continue reading

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Our Science Fair

Last week we had our Fifth Homeschool Science Fair.  I’ve organized it every year, because my kids want to participate and do an experiment. It all started 6 years ago or more, when Siena wanted to have a science fair she … Continue reading

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Our Body : Taste

To study the sense of taste, we first mapped the taste buds in our tongue.  For that, we had to try some flavors to see where they were tasted the strongest. Siena and Lucas didn’t know what the tastes they … Continue reading

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geometry

We use our public library a lot.  This might be an understatement. I used to work at the library before I had kids and new a lot of the staff working there, even at our local branch.  But they know … Continue reading

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Our Body : Touch

While studying the sense of touch, we talked about our skin. Who doesn’t want a crown of our epidermis? Right? And  of course, we made some experimenting in the kitchen.  Some kneading of bread dough and a batch of flubber … Continue reading

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Commercial Studies

I wonder if there is such thing.  I bet there is.  I think I would have liked to take this class in college.  Anyways, this is what we did over the two weeks we watched the Olympics last month.  Commercial … Continue reading

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