Home School Science! Science is such a broad subject area that at first thought, it might be daunting and you may wonder - How will we teach this and what home school science curriculum might we use? Or could we take ideas from here and there and create our own course of study?
This is my home school science overview page - to give the broad picture of what teaching science might be like in your home.
So, it is helpful to think through:
Ways to Teach Science
Ways to Teach Science - this page has more details of teaching science by observing, experiments, reading and notebooking. Fun Science in your home!
Divisions of Science
Science can be divided in this way:
Read more on The Divisions of Science
As I think through teaching Science, I have identified four ways in which Science can be taught and how you can design your own homeschool science curriculum. These are really quite easy to implement and so I have listed the Science pages on this sitemap under these heading:
There are a number of skills we want to teach as we teach home school Science. They include:
There are strategies which you can use to cover the types of skills which you would like to be focussing on as you teach home school science. Strategies are the things you would be doing already - like going on a nature walk, reading great information books and biographies, watching videos, conducting experiments, visiting the zoo and a ton more ideas that I'm sure you're doing already!
Feel free to download this Skills and Strategies pdf which has a list of some science skills as well as possible strategies to bring science into your homeschool. (The pdf has other subjects also.)