Tag: Natural Science

Create Your Own Animal Study

A great way to begin your study is to make a list of animals you want to learn about, then brainstorm some ways you can learn about the ones you are most interested in.  One of the easiest and least expensive ways to learn about animals is to get […]

Poinsettia Resource Page

Information University of Illinois Extension: Poinsettia Facts – Interesting facts and information about Poinsettias. Includes anatomy info, history of the plant, and number facts. The Spruce:  Poinsettias – Keepers or Compost? – Caring For Your Holiday Poinsettia and Getting It To Bloom Again Next Year (How To) Teleflora: Meaning & Symbolism of Poinsettias […]

Play With The Wind

One of the best ways to learn about math and physics at the same time is to play with the wind! Here are some of the fun things you can do with the wind located here on Funschooling & Recreational Learning:Fly a Kite –  How kites works, how to make […]

Play In The Sand

Build A Sand Structure Sandstorm: How To Build A Sand Sculpture – Information about what it takes to build with sand.Sandscapes: The Complete Sand Sculpture – “How-To” and Construction Manual. Personal Zen Garden wikiHow To Make A Zen Garden for your Desk – Illustrated instructions show you how to […]

Animal Tracker

Many animals leave signs that they have been around. This activity will have you identifying the signs that tell you what it may be and how you can track them.You will need: Sketchpad and pencil or a cameraOptional: A pocket microscopeWhat to look for…This activity suggests that you observe […]

Experiments You Can Do With The Sun

Have some fun with the sun by doing solar experiments! You Will Need A hot sunny day, dark colored construction paper, various objects that won’t melt: A key, leaf, pencil, scissors, etc., crayons, cookie sheet, potholder, aluminum foil, a glass jar, tea bag, old crayons, inexpensive XX-large garbage bags, […]

Spiders

Australian Orb Weaver Spider* Live Science: Types Of Spiders & Spider Facts – Article about spider anatomy, spider webs, spider bites, arachnophobia, classification and suborders.Wikipedia: Spider – Description, ecology and behavior, web types, evolution, taxonomy, spiders and people, etc..Termite: Spider Identification Chart – Identify venomous and dangerous spiders with this convenient picture chart.Top 10 […]