Category Archives: science

Chicken life cycle

Hello, it’s been a while. Things over here have been quite busy getting the girls settled into their new year at school. I have taken quite a long break from the blog partially because I’d had other projects in mind … Continue reading

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Backyard projects

It’s days like this when I wish I hadn’t split blogs into general education and science, it’s getting more and more difficult updating in two places. I have some ideas from the National Wildlife Foundation on how to Build a … Continue reading

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Children’s museums are cool.

Yes, that is a Giant Operation Game.  When the tongs hit the sides, there was a noise and light. Dr. K using a defibrillator with nurse E assisting. M exploring gravity and acceleration. K making music on this really cool … Continue reading

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Mummifying an apple

So we started our mummifying project on the apple today. Click on the link to take you to The Exploration Station. I also found a great mummifying a Barbie doll blog post (along with a mummifying an apple) over at … Continue reading

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Awesome new experiments

Head on over to my other blog The Exploration Station for these nifty new experiments. I’m starting to make printable instructions and data sheets to go along with the experiments we do. Exploring Density with Ivory Soap Convection of Heat

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They Might Be Giants – teaching science through music

If you have young kids and want them to see some science concepts explained in a fun way, check out TMBG’s Here Comes Science dvd. We just got the 2 disc cd/dvd set from Amazon.com and the girls love it. … Continue reading

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Pumpkin life cycle sequencing cards

Here’s a free printable pumpkin life cycle sequencing card set from Montessori for Everyone. I printed them out on cardstock and laminated them with self-stick laminating sheets. This is my 4.5 year old putting the cards in order. I put … Continue reading

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