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Heaven or Harvard? Anti-Intellectualism in Christian Homeschooling

Heaven or Harvard

A few weeks ago, someone on Facebook posted a quote that went along the lines of “Raise your children for heaven, not Harvard.”  I pondered the statement for a little while trying to grasp the logic in it.  No, it still didn’t make sense.  It was like one of those …

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Homeschooling a Science-Lover When You Don’t Have a Strong Science Background

Science is well-loved in our household.  My science background in the areas of chemistry, astronomy, physics, and earth science is lacking – sometimes embarrassingly so.  Since the time my oldest child was small he has been into science.  My other children, while not so avid in their scientific interests, have …

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Free Interactive Science Simulations

Free Interactive Science Simulations

We stumbled upon a great find today when we were learning about electric circuits.  The University of Colorado in Boulder has a great website chock full of interactive science simulations.  They are simple to download and use.  Here is the one we discovered today: You will find different simulations for …

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Basher Periodic Table Flashcards

Basher Periodic Table Flashcards

Basher Periodic Table Flashcards have been a great addition to our homeschool.  I found them at a local store this past weekend and my 4th grader was pretty much begging to get out the flashcards earlier this week.  The flashcards have creative little pictures for each element with information about …

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Science and the Bible

sciencebible

Before I put together this Science and the Bible study, I had intended to use the Good Science, Good Faith curriculum.  When I went to buy it I discovered the shipping costs had gone up.  This wasn’t just a matter of a few dollars.  Shipping to Canada is usually pretty …

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