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Homeschool Show and Tell Link-Up #1

Welcome to the first week of Homeschool Show and Tell.  Here you can share the fabulous finds and fun resources that you utilize in your homeschool.  Sure, you can share curriculum if something is truly rocking your world, but I’m … Continue reading

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Periodic Table Resources for Children

Does this ever happen to you?  Something unplanned and possibly off-topic finds a way of landing in your child’s radar and completely captures their attention and somehow resource materials barrage you at the same time to reinforce the unschooled approach? … Continue reading

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REVIEW and GIVEAWAY – Moonfinder by Jay Ryan (with fun add-on Oreo Cookie Moon Phase Project!)

You’ve probably deduced by now that we’re pretty big on science and astronomy here.  My husband and I love taking big concepts and making them attainable for our girls.  {Check out our nuclear fusion bubble party here.} That’s why I … Continue reading

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The 2012 Perseid Meteor Shower

  During the late 60s and early 70s my father loved to take his family on road trips. Long road trips. California to Minnesota and back. Virginia to New Mexico and back. Not once did we ever go “as the … Continue reading

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History of Robotic Mars Missions

Source SPACE.com: All about our solar system, outer space and exploration

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Curiosity About Mars

The only sport I was even remotely good at was basketball. I wasn’t good enough to play in high school, but I played on street hoops and driveway courts with friends in the neighborhood or out on the courts at … Continue reading

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The Smell of Space

As per my daily routine, I was perusing my science/astronomy news sites on the web when I saw a link to a story about the smell of space.  At first I thought it might be some hokey rationalization of how space … Continue reading

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Conjunction Junction (what’s your function?)

Whenever I hear the word conjunction, I cannot ignore the schoolhouse rock jingle that is forever burned into my psyche. Without meaning to ignore the grammatical value of conjunctions, the astronomical variety of conjunctions are vastly more exciting. An added … Continue reading

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“Any Day Could Be The Day to Change the World.”

For those who want a brief explanation of the Higgs Boson: http://youtu.be/_I510eYe018 For those who want something a little meatier (but still entertaining): This concludes your scientific discovery update for today.

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Sol Seeker

Hi everyone. Howard again. Last week I mentioned the Venus transit coming up on June 5th, 2012. The last one in our lifetimes. Anyway (before I start waxing poetic on the Solar System again) I mentioned two methods to observe; … Continue reading

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