I found out about Mystery Science last year and we had our first lesson which asked the question, Could a Volcano Erupt in Your Backyard? We all loved that lesson and learned so much. I have been looking for lessons to go with what we are currently learning. Needless to say I was thrilled to… Read More The Universe in a Box: Our 2nd Mystery Science Project
Last week when the girls arrived at auntie Professor Pam’s house for science they were met with a bountiful table of fruit and scones. She welcomed them to the table and invited them to eat. Then she told them each to get a grape and stand up. The girls followed her instructions with curious eyes,… Read More Failing IS Part of Our Process
If you have never been to a STEM EXPO–Go! Every year, usually in the month of April, the Convention Center in Washington, DC gets taken over by all things science and engineering related. I will admit, the liberal arts in me was not so excited about spending a day surrounded by…well, STEMy things, but my… Read More STEM EXPO – A Must GO!
Lela has been learning about the parts of plants and animal cells in science. She was so excited about this unit I decided to do something fun (and yummy) for her to show what she knows. Before we created the cake we spent a couple of weeks learning about cells. We learned a rap about… Read More Plant Cell Cake Project, So Yummy!
It has been a great week! This was our 2nd week of school and I think I have finally ((almost…maybe…prayfully) adjusted to waking up at 6am. It was rough ya’ll, I am not even going to try to tell you anything else other than it was H.A.R.D. But waking up in the morning, before the… Read More My Week in Review: August 31st -Sept. 4th
Last week Lela and I took a class together. We were four lessons into our new Social Studies program, learning all about maps and locations around the United States. Boring, Lela thought. I was stumped with how I was going to make this part of social studies (map work) interesting. I was browsing through Mystery… Read More Our Mystery Science Lesson Was AWESOME!!-Sign Up Fast for Your Free Membership