First Day of School Festivities 2012-2013

Our school year has begun.  This year begins our 6th year homeschooling.  My oldest son is now 10 and is starting 5th grade.  My second son is 8 and is starting 3rd grade.  This is the first year I have three official homeschoolers.  Where we live children start Kindergarten at…

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Extracting DNA from wheat germ and split peas

As part of our little study on genetics we attempted to extract DNA from wheat germ and split peas.  I gathered together the required items and we first attempted to extract DNA from wheat germ using this site.  Sadly, it didn’t work.  We didn’t repeat the experiment to attempt to make…

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Ancient Europe

We recently completed a brief study of ancient Europe.  We primarily looked at the prehistoric village of Skara Brae and Stonehenge. Read Ancient World: Internet Linked pg 16-19 I use this book as our spine for our study of ancient history.  I follow the sequence presented in this book and use it…

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