Category Archives: Science

Boxes of Books

When last in South Hill, I packed up a couple more boxes of books to bring with us to the mountains. It’s always interesting to me what makes the cut. I have books in both places, but there is a … Continue reading

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Soccer, Physics, and Being Smart

At a recent training session, Sascha Goerres of the Richmond Kickers worked with Nick on bending the ball in flight. Not only did Nick get a good skills lesson on free kicks, but Sascha explained the physics behind the phenomenon. … Continue reading

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More Books to Homeschool with: Tiner’s Exploring Science & Math Books

Our family stumbled across a series of books by John Hudson Tiner, and we have thoroughly enjoyed them. Suitable for mid-to-late elementary age kids, with some titles sufficient for early middle school students and even as introductory texts for some early high … Continue reading

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Books to Homeschool With: The Story of Science

I enjoyed getting to hear author Joy Hakim speak at the VaHomeschoolers Conference in March 2011. Many homeschoolers know Hakim for her chronologically-arranged series of books The History of US, used widely by many homeschoolers to study United States history. … Continue reading

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