This week, we added the final touches to our semester-long astronomy project–a paper mache solar system. This paper mache solar system was a useful visual reinforcement for my kids as we learned about one planet at a time within our Science curriculum (Apologia: Exploring Creation with Astronomy).  More on Apologia Science at the end of the post. Here are the project how-tos. 10 Steps to the Ultimate Paper Mache Solar System    #1 Prepare all materials & reference pictures, printed from the… Read more »

As you may already know, my kids and I have been exploring the human body this month, and learning lots of interesting and amazing new things along the way.  Oh, what fun Science is!  It’s the one subject, that when we get going, I have to be really deliberate about watching the clock, or else entire afternoons are gone before I know it.  I’ve also enjoyed this unit and how we have blended science with art. 🙂 Did you know many districts do not start teaching… Read more »