Find the best home school science projects and Unit Studies that took my homeschool son to Oxford University.
Homeschool is the best place to teach science. You will see brilliant projects here that go all the way from preschool through high school.
The science projects I share are the reason my homeschool on William was accepted by one of the top Universities in the world to study Chemistry and prove that your role as a science teacher is not to answer questions so much as to encourage wonder.
It is curiosity which is the mark of a true scientist.
And that's what makes homeschool the best place to learn.
Unfortunately, science can be one of those areas which really throw you when you come to think about homeschooling.
Common homeschooling worries:
Panic not. We've all been there.
And there's something you need to know, a little secret which I'm happy to share.
All those science curricula educationalists are so keen on churning out – full of long words and important-sounding principles which must be absorbed and tested – they all ignore the simplest and most important truth.
Your primary task – whatever the age of your child – is to use home school science to wake up, encourage and stimulate your child's natural interest and curiosity about the world.
Everything else, all scientific knowledge, follows from that.
This page will cover all the best kids science projects from preschool up to high school. You can find more projects for high school age in our homeschool science curriculum.
Come and follow the butterfly's amazing life cycle with a free printable butterfly life cycle sheet.
Try our preschool science activities, make a touch and feel box and see how carnivorous plants grow. We've also got some advice for turning these projects into homeschool lesson plans.
Homeschool Unit Studies are a great way of teaching kids home school science and we've got two popular Unit Studies which do just that.
Join us by doing home school science in the rainforest! Our free homeschooling curriculum includes meeting the biggest spider in the world, turning a pineapple into a bromeliad and listening to the rainforest at night.
You'll be doing water experiments in our free homeschool Ocean Creatures Unit Study and watch Monterey Bay Aquarium's live kelp web cam.
If you're looking for some easy science teaching you can do right now, have a look at my favorite simple science experiments. Find out about the parts of a flower by making a flower picture, grow your own clouds out of cotton and use milk to show the beauty of surface tension.
You'll find more science resources and ideas in my page on homeschooling science.
If you try out these kids science projects you'll find you'll naturally cover the essentials of a school science curriculum and you'll get asked questions which take you way beyond it!