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Nancy Larson Science 3 – What’s in the Box?

After a very productive and educational weekend helping in the booth at Great Homeschool Convention in Ontario, CA… Nancy Larson Science was nice enough to give our next science level to us at no charge. So what would a girl do except take some photos and share the box opening with you? As you can see […]

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Investigating Birds – Nancy Larson Science 2 Review

Many kids have a base understanding of birds, Investigating Birds from Nancy Larson Science 2 formalizes the knowledge already there, adds more, and to helps kids understand why some birds live where they live, eat what they eat, and how to find more information.

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Examining Simple Machines – Nancy Larson Science 2 Review

Every time I look at this science, and every lesson we do with it shows the pure genius of the way it’s arranged. A friend of mine calls it, “Complex topics made simple,” and I completely agree. As parents, we’re all a little nervous about teaching some subjects – this homeschool science makes it easy […]

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Investigating Forces and Work – Nancy Larson Science 2 Review

This is our third unit in Nancy Larson Science 2, and we just can’t get enough. Truth be told, Investigating Forces and Work was the easiest unit for the boys, but that’s only because they are well-versed in this area of physical science. Kids who are not as well-versed in this area, will be confident in their […]

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Observing Rocks and Minerals – Nancy Larson Science 2 Review

I can’t believe we’re already done with another unit! Even though we do more than the 2 lessons a week of science, I swear it seems like the kids are learning more than I could have imagined from something that seems so easy. As a commenter pointed out on the last unit review a couple months […]

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“All men by nature desire knowledge.”

I love this simple statement, credited to Aristotle, because it truly embodies the way I feel about education in general. I feel that if you take a child’s natural inclination to learn, cultivate that inclination into desire for knowledge with engaging concepts, then you will have a lifelong learner. Isn’t that the purpose of education? […]