Science & Nature

Light and Sound Unit Study

Light and Sound Unit Study

The main topic of this year’s science rotation in our homeschool is physics, so I’m preparing a few unit studies that lend themselves well to experimentation and exploration. This light and sound unit study will be first in the lineup and is just perfect for 3rd-7th grade students. It’s packed full of meaningful, practical activities…

The Harvest Moon

The Harvest Moon

The harvest moon is one of the big, beautiful full moons of the autumn season. Children will love learning how it got its name and why it looks the way it does in this homeschool nature study! The moon has fascinated folks since the beginning of time. It’s such a beautiful, yet mysterious object that…

Gregor Mendel Study

Gregor Mendel Study

I love learning about nature through the eyes of naturalists, botanists, and other scientists. In this Gregor Mendel study, the No Sweat Nature Study Podcast takes a look at botany through scientific eyes! Who is Gregor Mendel and why is he important? It might seem weird to go all the way back to the 1800s…

Chromatography with Leaves: A Nature Study Experiment

Chromatography with Leaves: A Nature Study Experiment

This fun chromatography with leaves experiment will teach both the amazing chemistry of chromatography and the botany of why deciduous leaves change colors in autumn. This post contains affiliate links. What is chromatography? It’s simply a big name that means separating mixtures. Or, in this case separating pigments. As complicated as the word sounds, experimenting…

Pondweed Nature Study

Pondweed Nature Study

Hi there! Are you ready to learn about Potamogeton today? Are you wondering what in the world that is? I’m Mrs. Cindy from No Sweat Nature Study LIVE and I can’t wait to tell you in this pondweed nature study! Potamogeton Nature Study Potamogeton is a long word, but it’s not so bad to sound…

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