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What to Look for in a Homeschool Science Curriculum

Looking for a homeschool science curriculum? Here’s what you need to consider. Talking about homeschool science curriculums is exciting for me because science is my favorite to teach! The thrill of getting to make a mess in the name of knowledge, as well as, finding out exactly how things operate is something that just can’t …

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Color Changing Celery Experiment

There’s just something wondrous about learning why things happen and understanding why they don’t. One of our favorite experiments, no matter how many times we do it, is the Color Changing Celery Experiment. We first did this experiment as part of an online class I used to teach called, Science Sleuths: Exploring the Garden, and it’s …

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Easy Science Experiment: Pencil Through a Bag

Science is best learned (and more fun) when done through easy, exciting science experiments. Read on to learn how to do this easy science experiment that involves putting a pencil through a plastic bag full of water! The Pencil Through a Bag experiment is super easy and quick to do. In a homeschool setting or …

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STEM Experiments: Dissolving Marshmallows

We love at-home STEM experiments and this dissolving marshmallows one is perfect for rainy days! Why Do STEM Experiments? STEM (Science Technology Engineering Math) experiments are great learning experiences for kids because they ask them to create hypotheses about the world around them and then test those out. While some STEM experiments are complicated and …

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15 Science Experiments for Preschoolers

Preschool Science Experiments Science has always been the favorite subject in our home. From making Potato Clocks to doing the Mentos and Diet Coke experiment, we’ve tried a lot of fun science experiments for preschoolers and beyond. Why do science experiments make such a difference in learning? It’s because they give kids a chance to explore, investigate, and …

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Mentos and Diet Soda Experiment with Free Lesson Plan and Printables

The Diet Coke and Mentos experiment was a blast (literally!) and we learned a lot about nucleation. In fact, it was so much fun that I wrote up our experiment, created observation and tracking sheets, and have uploaded them all for you to use…for free! Read the experiment below or scroll allllll the way to …

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STEM for Kids: 10 Hands-On Science Experiments

If we had to pick just one subject to do all year long that would both keep the kids engaged and help them learn about a ton of things, we’d pick science. Specifically, we’d focus on hands-on science experiments for kids that range from the super messy to the super detailed. Why? Well, science is …

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Homeschool Science: 5 Fun Science Experiments

No matter what they’re doing, the moment you start doing an experiment, all eyes are on you. That’s why simple science experiments should be the norm rather than the exception in your curriculum. I know, I know…science experiments are messy, they take time, they’re a hassle, they get all over. Well, stop right there, because …

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Homeschool STEM: How to Make Snow Science Experiment

So, it only seemed natural that our science experiment of the week was to make snow. I searched for just the right experiment to showcase during the class, but couldn’t find one that was both appropriate to show 4-8 year olds and gave accurate measurements. So, we made our own! How to Make Snow Science …

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Why is the Sky Blue Science Experiment

In this Why is the Sky Blue science experiment, little learners can see for themselves how the blue wavelength is scattered faster than the red light from the sun. The simple experiment needs only a few things, but it can be a fascinating launch pad for discussions about the sky, the sun, the solar system, …

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Borax Crystal Snowflake Experiment

With all of the snow and cold weather we have had this winter, it may seem redundant to have a lesson on “ice” crystals, but that is what we did today. Little Miss Kindergartener has been reading Mice on Ice by Rebecca Emberley and There Was a Cold Lady Who Swallowed Some Snow! by Lucille Colandro this week, so …

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