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Lapbooks at HSS - Master List. Composition Project Ideas by Cindy Downes - Oklahoma Homeschool. Middle School Physics Portal. FREE 6-8. Simple Schooling Classroom. Ellen McHenry's Basement Workshop Free Educational Downloads. Ellen McHenry's Basement Workshop. Common Core for Grade 6. SmartKidz Media Library. Student Chapters - OneDrive. Spirited Autumn Hope. 15 YouTube Channels of Fun Science for Kids. Amazingly, YouTube has become a good source of educational materials.

15 YouTube Channels of Fun Science for Kids

We have been using YouTube more and more for fun learning materials. We shared 6 YouTube Channels for Hands-on Science Experiments You Can Do at Home. Today we share YouTube channels of fun science facts, explanations, and news. Bill Nye: although the channel has not been updated for couple years, the content already there is enough for kids to explore. I like that the video titles tell you exactly what the videos are about, making it easy to look around.

SciShow: It is a great collection of science videos of different topics: historical science figures, science news, science talk show, science quizzes, most asked science questions. SpanglerScienceTV: from Steve Spangler, this channel has a ton of fun science facts, experiments, and more. AsapScience: a fun site using fun drawings to explain various interesting topics from science point of view. LabofOrnithology: if you like birds, you will love this channel. Enjoy! Homeschool Science - Fun Hands-On Experiments. The Universe - Curriculum Center. An activity you can use in the classroom In the 1920s astronomer Edwin Hubble used the red shift of the spectra of stars to determine that the universe was expanding.

The Universe - Curriculum Center

By carefully observing the light from galaxies at different distances from Earth, he determined that the farther something was from Earth, the faster it seemed to be moving away. This relationship has become known as Hubble's Law, and it's just one piece of a bigger puzzle known as the Big Bang theory. Developed over many years and by many people, the theory states that about 15 billion years ago the universe was compressed into an infinitely small space, known as the primordial atom. It exploded in a sudden burst of energy and created a small, superdense, extremely hot universe that began to expand in all directions.

K2 Elementary Science. Creative Distance Learning and Secular Homeschool Curriculum Packages. Podcasts and Downloads - A History of the World in 100 Objects. Science. The Ultimate Guide to the Presidents - Episodes, Video & Schedule - HISTORY.com. Great Practice – or Learning! Home Learning Institute. Free India Learning Packet - Homeschool Den. This year we are again studying world cultures in our homeschool.

Free India Learning Packet - Homeschool Den

We are focusing on Asia and just started our unit on India. I made a packet for the kids to add to their history notebooks which covers the geography of India, some basic facts (population, capital, etc.) and things like that. It’s 20 pages long and includes answers to the various sheets that the kids and I will be going over. If you are interested you are welcome to download the India Learning Packet We are using a variety of resources along with our unit, we have about 15 or 20 books checked out from the libary and I’ll share those as we use the, but in the meantime here’s a rough schedule of readings I wrote up to follow in the next few weeks. Learning American History Through Movies & Free Timeline. Movie Homeschooling I could not find a chronological list of movies of American History so I made the one below.

Learning American History Through Movies & Free Timeline

First I created a timeline from 1630 to 2000 into 12 eras and listed the most important people and events. (You can download a 8.5×11 printable version below. ) Then I found period movies for each time period listed below (I will continue to add to this list). NOTE: The timeline is copyrighted. Please use for personal use only. Learn Math Fast - The Learn Math Fast System - A Math Program That Works! Table of Contents - MathOps. Worksheets Worksheets Worksheets Worksheets Worksheets Worksheets.

Table of Contents - MathOps

Homeschool Science - Fun Hands-On Experiments. Science. Blood. Science Supplies for K-12. New Dimension Videos on Amazon Instant - Google Sheets. LOTR Curr. Lesson Plans. Visual Learning Systems. Science Learning Space. In this unit, you will learn about cells, which are the tiny things that everything is made of.

Science Learning Space

The JASON Project's Online Store. Home - Nomad Press. Home School NYC: Ten Tips for Teaching History. Book Club. "In addition to the self esteem this opportunity provided, [this program] was of enormous educational value. . .Reading these books has really given us a springboard to explore. . .important time periods in history.

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" -AM, parent Reading into History Ages 9 – 12. American History Books for Kids. American history books for kids are a powerful way to personalize distant time periods.

American History Books for Kids

All that "history stuff" happened so long ago that it can be hard for kids to see its importance or relate to the people. Selecting awesome American history books for kids can be the perfect, kid-friendly antidote for those children who have not yet caught the history bug! :) Well-chosen US history books for kids are not only great resources for teaching history lessons; they also can bring these "long ago" events and people to life when part of a required reading list. National Museum of the American Indian. The National Museum of the American Indian–New York, the George Gustav Heye Center, is located within the historic Alexander Hamilton U.S.

National Museum of the American Indian

Custom House. The museum’s permanent and temporary exhibitions—as well as a range of public programs, including music and dance performances, films, and symposia—explore the diversity of the Native people of the Americas. Hours & Admission The museum is open 10 AM–5 PM daily, Thursdays to 8 PM; closed December 25. Admission is free. Getting Here. Children's Museum. Guide to Teacher Appreciation Discounts 2015. 10 Culture & Map Activities for Kids. I love to explore the world with my kids!

10 Culture & Map Activities for Kids

There's something very eye-opening about learning how other people live and seeing the beautiful places around the globe. And even though we love to travel, most of our foreign explorations happen right in our own home. There are many creative ways to introduce kids to the various countries and cultures around the world. We've read books, cooked meals, watched DVD's and completed crafts & activities. Learning about Hinduism – Hindu Gods and Goddesses - Homeschool Den. Last week I shared the Free India Learning Packet. We’ve covered some basic facts and geography about India from that set and read about Ancient India in several of the books we’re using (Story of the World, Kingfisher Encyclopedia, etc.). Now that we covered some of the background about the ancient Indus Valley region, it was time to delve into some background about Hinduism. For the next couple of weeks, we’ll be reading lots and lots of stories about the gods and goddesses of Hinduism. The American Revolution.

School Library Journal April 2015“Featuring a lively page design, this volume asks readers a series of questions to prompt them to consider the American Revolution. . . Each chapter begins with an essential question that urges students to think and then to examine the data presented in order to craft a thesis statement and response. Along with the standard textual information, pages are filled with sidebars, vocabulary words, and definitions, and QR codes that provide access to primary sources.

VERDICT A useful resource.” Jamie Kallio, author and youth services librarian, Chicago, Illinois “A fresh look at a defining moment in American history. With its bright and colorful pages, active language, and interesting sidebars, The American Revolution asks pertinent questions and suggests hands-on activities to encourage young readers. Jodi Baker, elementary teacher, adjunct professor, and educational consultant “This interactive book will captivate the imaginations of young readers.

Download the Book. Format Size 8.5 MB, 470 pages. Home School Group Trips. Homeschool Connect, discover and learn! Adventure Aquarium takes pride in providing an exciting and fun opportunity for homeschool students while also giving them a whole new perspective on the wonders of the ocean. Physics for Teens. Animal Science for Teens. 6 LA Sample. Search. The Homeschool Resource Roadmap - Common Core Project. These lists provide information for homeschool parents relative to the Common Core Standards (CCS) - alternately known in some contexts as the Next Generation (NexGen) Standards or the College, Career and Civic Life Framework (C3) - currently being implemented across the country.

The TWO MASTER LISTS (A-L and M-Z) - as well as the other lists available for download - identify which homeschool-related companies and products have explicitly chosen to align with the CCS/NexGen/C3, which have some sort of coincidental connection, which are correlated, and which have chosen to remain independent. They contain important explanatory notes wherever necessary for clarity. A separate list also identifies which Standardized Tests have aligned with the CCS/NexGen/C3 and which have not.

The lists are not about passing judgment on any businesses. In fact, homeschooling parents respect each company's right to make business decisions as it sees fit. 1. Teaching Textbooks. Robotics: Science and Technology of the Future. Curriculum Pages for Planner. The History of the Ancient World: From the Earliest Accounts to the Fall of Rome: Peace Hill Press. Using the narrative approach to history so popular in The Story of the World series, Susan Wise Bauer introduces readers to the people, places, and events of the ancient world. This lively and engaging narrative history shows the common threads in the cultures that gave birth to our own.

This is the first volume in a bold new series that tells the stories of all peoples, connecting historical events from Europe to the Middle East to the far coast of China, while still giving weight to the characteristics of each country. Printable Workbook. Homeschool Planner - Lesson Plan Forms. Homeschool Courses. 12 Outside Engineering Projects for Kids - Planet Smarty Pants.

Last year, I shared 12 Amazing Engineering Projects for Kids, and you, my readers, really enjoyed this post. Here is a sequel to this post, but, with the weather turning to spring, I want to focus on 12 Engineering Projects for Kids to do Outside. Parapara Animation - Create Stopmotion Animations in Your Browser. Human Body Unit - Homeschool Den. How and Why Did We Get Started Homeschooling? - Homeschool Den. As I start off this series, I realize there might be some readers who are fairly new to our blog. Digital science online, secondary edition. Attending College Without Standard K-12 Schooling - Alternatives to School. A student of any age has many opportunities for getting into college without standard K-12 schooling. Big History Project. Teach With Movies - Lesson Plans from movies for all subjects. Printable Worksheets, Online Games, and More.

Untitled. Typical Course of Study Curriculum Guide for Grade 6. Kids Learning Skills and Being Awesome. - DIY. Know your States. Member Benefits. Hands-On Geography Activities for Ages 4-10 - Homeschool Den. There are so many fun things you can do with your kids to help them gain an understanding of the geography of our amazing world! Download Audiobooks for Kids. Digital E-Text-Language Arts. Structured and balanced, these lessons develop reading, handwriting, creative writing, spelling vocabulary and communication skills. Audiobooks & Companions: Peace Hill Press. Guesthollow.com - Homeschool Curriculum, Printables & Resources. SAS® Curriculum Pathways® Corresponding Chapters in MOH-2 & SOTW-2 (Mystery of History & Story of the World) Big History Project.

World History For Us All: Big Era 8. Asthma.

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Teachers. Make & Play Online Multiplayer Games. 100 Great Game Based Learning and Gamification Resources » 40 Sites for Educational Games. The 23 Best Game-Based Education Resources for 2014. ClassTools. Gamification. Sploder - Make your own Games, Play Free Games. Make & Play Online Multiplayer Games. Create and play text adventure games online.

WebQuests. GeoGuessr - Let's explore the world! Myrmes. Games: Play & Create. Your Business Math - Simply Charlotte Mason.