Disney Trip: Finding Nemo Submarine Ride

Disney Trip: Finding Nemo Submarine Ride

The original Submarine Voyage was loosely based on the USS Nautilus, the first nuclear powered submarine that voyaged to the North Pole in 1958. It was going to be closed permanently and dismantled, but after several attempts, the engineers at Disney (Imagineers) managed to re-theme it so it matched a successful movie in theaters. The… Read More

How to set Educational Homeschool Goals that Really Matter

How do I set goals that really matter?? It’s not a wish or dream we’re talking about here…you’re mapping out a plan to educate your child. Every great teacher has a lesson plan, even if it’s just in their head. Goals that matter are: Specific, Achievable, Measureable, Realistic (you’re going for improvement and progress, not… Read More

Want to go with me to Disneyland?

Want to go with me to Disneyland?

Let’s take a road trip to California! I am going to pack my kids up in the car along with a few science gadgets (hint: string, rubber bouncy ball, water bottle, tube with food coloring, and fluorescent fingernail polish) and take a science road trip to Disneyland, and you’re invited! So buckle your seat belts,… Read More

How to Keep a Homeschool Science Journal Notebook

How to Keep a Homeschool Science Journal Notebook

Why bother with writing when you could be mixing up chemicals, blasting rockets, or spinning laser beams? Doing science experiments is fun, exciting, and full of big ideas! Because all your “great ideas” are worth nothing if you can’t tell others about what you’re doing. Scientists write in journals to let others know the latest… Read More

How to set your Educational Goals for your Homeschool Child

Most people have a blank stare when I ask them what their educational goals are for their child. It’s not that they don’t have them, it’s that they haven’t formally figured out where they are headed, so the chances of reaching those goals in their head are small.   You’ll first want to set your… Read More