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Surprise! Curriculum Planning Really Isn’t For Everyone. (Let’s build curriculum kits)

Families tell us they love our Core Curriculum Packages but I wonder how many realize why it took us so long to offer that option. For over twenty years we clung to the belief that if you were going to go to the work of homeschooling, you would want to hand-select each item for each […]

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Sonic Booms Explained

Tuesday we discovered that we really didn’t understand what “breaking the sound barrier” practically means. When two F-15 fighter jets broke the sound barrier (responding to an attempted intercept of an aircraft which had invaded the Temporary Flight Restriction area imposed for President Obama’s visit to Seattle) and triggered sonic booms which were heard throughout […]

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Incredible.

Nine different pictures of vibrantly colored Ice Jellies posted on BBC’s website, don’t let your homeschooled children miss out on seeing these marvelous creations! My favorite is the large colonial physonect siphonophore Marrus orthocanna! Say that 5 times fast….say that at all….

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Facts On Friction

This Friday’s movie clip from the past is for your inquisitive homeschooled child. An olden day ad for Chevrolet, this clip is full of information on friction, what it does for speed and how it impacts the design of a brake pad in Chevrolet vehicles. I can already think of one homeschooled child I know […]

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Why Do Flamingos Stand On One Foot?

Have your homeschooled children ever wondered why flamingos spend so much of their time standing only on one foot? If so, they are not alone. And while many theories have been proposed none have yet been conclusive. Now a new theory has been propose that may in fact prove accurate. Reported by BBC Earth News: […]

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