Here is a way to incorporate podcasts into your homeschooling routine. Radiolab for Kids is perfect for 2nd-12th graders to inspire scientific questioning, thinking, and written reflection.
Take time to document what you find around your house, in your neighborhood, or on your school campus Creating a neighborhood field guide is a fun way to integrate art and science while learning some of the plants and animals that live near you. it is also a way to keep the family (or your […]
As we work to deal with school closures and social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, I have assimilated a selection activities surrounding STEM and Environmental Literacy–all of which can be done at home as part of an independent study. These lessons have been created by local, credentialed educators and celebrate place-based learning in Humboldt County. […]
Questions: What is the difference between place and value? How can we determine how many hundreds, tens, and ones are in a number? About the activity: Place Value Pictures provides an engaging way for students to work with hundreds, tens, and ones blocks in a way that combines math and art. it creates an interactive […]
A Kindergarten-Second Grade Exploration Activity Marble run mechanics can be introduced in several ways but I believe the best way is to just let the kids play for as long as it holds their attention. As they are creating various marble runs, move from group to group and provide challenges for them to create more […]
The Sky Trail is a gondola ride through the redwood forests in Del Norte County, near Redwood National and State parks. As we waited in line to board, we were pondering Amusement Ride Mathematics. A few facts for consideration: Passengers are picked up every 2 minutes Each passenger pays, on average, $10 for the ride […]