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If we value the pursuit of knowledge, we must be free to follow wherever that search may lead us. ~ Adlai Stevenson

Friday, February 15, 2013

Science-y Stuff...

I wrote in a recent post that "I have officially abandoned a pre-made science study", ditching "official" curricula in favor of good (living) books, hands-on, nature studies, etc. So what are we actually doing for science?

Well, at the moment...

Reading:




Doing:

Reviewing photosynthesis

Observing:




 Time for the Great Backyard Bird Count!









Watching:




And [possibly] upcoming:



2 comments :

  1. We just started using The Story of Science Aristotle and my 13 year old is really liking it. I bought the sudent and teacher guides, and we mostly use it as as discussion jumpoff point, and I pick things out of the teacher guide I think she might be interested in the cross curriculum suggestions. I wish we had discovered these at the beginning of the school year.

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  2. I adore science. One of the things I love about homeschooling is delving deeper into science than I did as a child.

    As for "The Magic of Reality", I've been considering that book for my son. How do you and the kids like it?

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