Homeschool science is one of those subjects where at-home learning really comes in handy!
Kids love it (it’s pretty hard to do science without some sort of huge, messy, potentially explosive activity from time to time)! And the possibilities for fun science projects and science experiments are endless!
Here are our family’s favorite fun ways to teach homeschool science, including fun science curriculum, great science books and other cool science resources (some of them even include cool ways to teach math and science together)!
Fun Science Curriculum
We are huge fans of this curriculum! We have completed several of their “Exploring Creation” topics (Astronomy, Botany, Zoology, Anatomy and Physiology, Chemistry and Physics) and have been really happy with each one.
I love that the information, first and foremost, points kids back to God and references biblical stories and scripture. Apologia is also written from a creationist standpoint.Their materials are packed with quality information, and the Notebooking Journals for each topic really give kids a wonderful way to demonstrate their knowledge.
Fun Homeschool Science Unit Studies
Unit studies are an easy, natural way to do science!
Since topics are a la carte, you can pick the specific subjects that your kids are interested in. And since many of them are short in nature, you can switch it up to coincide with field trips or changes in season.
Here are four great resources for gathering unit studies. (Note: Delightful Planning by Marcy Crabtree isn’t a unit study, but helps moms learn how to organize and plan unit studies.
|Curr Click||Notebooking Pages|
|Unit Studies by Amanda Bennett||Delightful Planning: A Unit Study Planner for Every Homeschool|
Fun Science Videos and Interactive Science Resources
|Magic School Bus books and DVDs||Kids’ Answers (Answers in Genesis)|
|You Tube Channel: Jonathan Bird’s Blue World (good information, but not Christian and occasionally mentions evolution)||You Tube Channel: Smarter Every Day (my kids love this!)|
|Junior Explorers||Tinker Crate by Kiwi Crate|
|Brain Pop (awesome resource, but not Christian and occasionally mentions evolution)||Discovery Education (good information, but not Christian and occasionally mentions evolution)|
Books About Creation Science
|It Couldn’t Just Happen||I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist|
|The Privileged Planet (book and DVD)||Creatures that Defy Evolution DVDs|
|God of Wonders DVD||Jonathan Park Audio Drama Series|
Other Kids Science Books
Kids Science Experiments and Science Kits
|Insect Lore Live Butterfly Garden||LEGO Educational Resource (kits that teach about engineering, physics, electronics)|
|Dangerous Books for Boys: Chemistry Science Kit||Dangerous Book for Boys: Electronics Kit|
Science Pinterest Boards
And don’t forget your greatest resource of all when teaching science… outside!
It’s experiential, it’s interactive… and it’s completely free!
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