How Science Points to the Reality of God

The secular world tries to claim it and hold it up as proof that religion is false. And yet, Catholics believe that honest inquiry always leads us to God.

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Fun Science: Create a Borax Snow Crystal

Looking for an easy, fun science experiment? You can create a crystal snowflake using a pipe cleaner, string, a glass jar, water and Borax. You can find the instructions for the experiment at https://www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments/magic-crystal-snowflake/ One caveat – whatever jar you use to make this will be covered in crystals as well. I wasn’t able to …

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Quality Science Labs

Are you looking for lab materials for middle or high school science? Quality Science Labs offers lab materials for a full year’s worth of experiments/investigations. Materials are offered for physical science, life science, biology, chemistry, and physics. Lab manuals are included. Find out more at http://www.qualitysciencelabs.com

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Integrated Physics and Chemistry for those with a Non-Science Future

IPC consists of twelve chapters of text and twelve companion student activities. This course introduces students to the people, places and principles of physics and chemistry. It is written by internationally respected scientist/author, John Hudson Tiner, who applies the vignette approach which effectively draws readers into the text and holds attention. The author and editors …

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How Your Body Works Series of Books

Looking for some interesting books to introduce your child to the systems of the human body? Thomas Canavan has recently come out with the <i>How Your Body Works</i> series, published by Arcturus Publishing Limited. The books in the series include: Sensing the World (The Nervous System), Ready for Action (Bones and Muscles), Fighting Illness and …

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The Joy of Slime

I found a recipe for slime in The Everything Guide to Homeschooling. This was super easy: 1) Pour an 8 ounce bottle of school glue into a mixing bowl. Fill the empty glue bottle with warm water and shake. Pour this water into the mixing bowl with the glue and mix well. 2) Measure 1/2 …

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Cheryl Harness History – George Washington Carver

As part of their botany curriculum this year, my teen boys had to read The Groundbreaking, Chance-Taking Life of George Washington Carver and Science and Invention in America . This is one of a series of books by written and illustrated by Cheryl Harness and published by the National Geographic Society. While I haven’t read …

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Life is Precious – Respect for Life Month

October is officially Respect for Life Month, and although this is a very important topic, sometimes it is hard to figure out how to discuss it with little ones.  Because of this, I was so thrilled to find the fabulous resource Life is Precious, which is aimed at Kindergarten – 2nd grade children and goes through …

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The Homeschool Scientist

The mission of TheHomeschoolScientist.com is to equip and encourage homeschool parents by taking the fear out of and putting the fun into science education. I want to make you a Homeschool Scientist! You’ll find experiment ideas, curriculum choices, science resources, expert advice and more! Keep up with what’s going on by subscribing to The Homeschool …

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Homeschool Astronomy

HomeschoolAstronomy.com offers a computer based 2 semester astronomy class. 2 levels – Grade K – 6 or Junior High to High School Semester 1 includes: 1. Tour the Solar System 2. Big is Relative 3. Far 4. Pluto and the Edge of the Solar System 5. The Ice Giants – Uranus and Neptune 6. Jupiter …

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