Our life in books

This is our eigth year of homeschooling and I finally got around to blogging about our adventures a few years ago.
I love the path that God has us on.
We get to enjoy the lightbulb moments in educating our children and have quite a few of them ourselves.

We are starting Exploration to 1850's this school year, 2012-2013 using My Father's World curriculum.
Rome to the Reformation,
Exploration to the 1850's and NOW.........

Below is the week by week of lessons for this year if you'd like to start at the beginning.
There is also a handy LABELS area that you can peek through to find a specific lesson.

Week by Week - MFW: Creation to the Greeks

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Science CLUB!

We've decided that we need t-Shirts for our newly formed science club.
8 kids ages 6-11 all learning about force and motion this week.

My pictures aren't that compelling but the children really enjoyed the experiments. Younger kids built kit cars last week and are learning about motion and gravity.
We just happened to have a built a racing ramp last weekend for one 6 yr old birthday boy. We put it to good use and the cars that we built last week made it down the ramp - at least once. We changed the angle of the ramp a few times to see how that would affect the speed and pushed the cars uphill to show forces at work.

When the wheels really did start to come off, the children switched to lego cars.
 Note for next time: super glue the wheels

The older ones are getting serious with their electric cars. Other than one hair tangling incident, we are sailing along with the help of three mom-teachers. Hypothesizing, Theorizing and generally having fun!

I really enjoy the time spent with other families, the fresh questions, and the new perspectives. Hooray for Science Club.

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