Hello Marvelous Homeschooling Families,

Often seen as a mysterious realm, science has the incredible power to ignite a child’s love of learning. It’s also a subject that allows us, as homeschooling parents, to rediscover the joy of exploration alongside our kids. Whether it’s uncovering the secrets of the universe, unraveling the mysteries of living organisms, or experimenting with the laws of physics, science holds a unique allure that transcends textbooks and classrooms.

If your own educational journey left you feeling less than enthusiastic about science, fret not! Homeschooling opens the door to a fresh perspective, allowing us to approach science with renewed curiosity and a desire to make it an enjoyable adventure for our children.

Tip #1: Be a Curious Explorer: Approach science with a sense of curiosity and wonder. As you guide your child through scientific concepts, rediscover the joy of learning alongside them. Embrace the idea that not knowing everything is part of the excitement, and let your child see the authentic thrill of discovery.

Tip #2: Connect Science with Literature: Integrate science with literature to create a well-rounded learning experience. Choose books that align with scientific themes or explore biographies of renowned scientists. Reading together not only enhances comprehension but also sparks meaningful discussions and connections.

Tip #3: Explore our Free Online Resources: Take advantage of the wealth of science resources available through our apps on Clever dashboards. Generation Genius and BrainPOP offer engaging, age-appropriate videos, quizzes, and activities that bring science to life. These resources can be powerful tools in making science both entertaining and educational.

Tip #4: Hands-On Learning: Science is at its best when it’s hands-on. Incorporate experiments, observations, and real-world applications into your lessons. Don’t shy away from mess – it’s often a sign of active learning and exploration!

Tip #5: Unleash Creativity at Our Annual Science Fair – Dive into the excitement of science at our Annual Science Fair on March 12th, 2024. It’s not just an event; it’s a celebration of the joy of discovery. Registration is open, so secure your spot for a day filled with fascinating displays and the chance to explore the wonders of student discovery and exploration.

Let’s embark on this scientific journey together, embracing the opportunity to witness the spark of curiosity light up our children’s eyes and rediscover the thrill of learning.

Kara Parkins
Parent Support Advisor