Is It Your Density?

  By Michelle Crooker Density is defined as the degree of compactness of a substance. In English that means how big or small something is compared with how heavy it is. Quick Quiz: What weighs more: a pound of feathers…

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Nature Study

By Michelle Crooker Although we don’t do it nearly often enough, the kids and I enjoy going on nature walks.  Six Hands and I go on plenty of hikes with his Scout troop, but there tends to be a difference…

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Summer Time Schooling

by Michelle Crooker Everyone who homeschools is a little bit different.  We may use the same curriculum or have the same basic schedule as a friend, but each one of us does things a little differently. Summertime, for example, can…

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God Rested

Creation Science – Day 7 by Michelle Crooker Well, it has finally come: “Creation Day 7–the Day of Rest!”  I don’t know about you, but pretty much anyone I know who has children could use a bit of rest.  If…

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God Made Man

Creation Science – Day 6 God Made Man . . . but First, He Made Cattle, Insects, and Wild Animals Hello again, Science Lovers! We are back with day six of our series, Creation Science. Since we did a review…

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The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars in the Sky

Creation Science – Day 4 Here we are at day four of creation. At this point, God has made light, separated the waters, and made plants and fruit bearing trees – you can read my previous posts on the HEAV…

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Plant Science

by Michelle Crooker Here is the highly anticipated, anxiously awaited part three in the seven-part “Creation Science” series.  If you missed parts one and two, go check them out: Day 1 – Let there be Light and Day 2 –…

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Separating the Waters

by Michelle Crooker This post is part two of my seven-part, days-of-creation science series. If you missed the first part you can go back and read Creation Science Day 1 – Let There Be Light. Day 2: Separating the Waters…

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So What is a Chemical Reaction Anyway?

With Valentine’s Day rapidly approaching, it makes sense that our thoughts turn to sweets and treats and good things to eat. However, in order to make sure you don’t ruin your appetite, this time we are going to have some…

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It Melts in Your Mouth and Your Hands, and…

by Michelle Crooker This experiment is pretty simple—it only requires one thing, and that one thing is tasty! Now, before we get too far, I do want to tell you one of my science rules. I tell this to all…

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Sink or Float?

In this new, semi-weekly feature, Michelle Crooker, a veteran homeschooling mom and writer of the blog “Homeschooler on the Edge,” will share a science lesson or field trip to help engage your young student in a hands-on, fascinating learning experience….

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