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  • Free Homeschool Activity: Famous Women!
  • March is Women's History Month. View the lists of some famous women, at the links below. Or browse your local library for books and biographies on famous women.
    Create a display featuring a collage of favorite famous women, including photos, cutouts, silhouettes, descriptions, and your own replications or reproductions of things they accomplished. Or create a timeline of women in history.
    View Exhibits and Collections of photos and documents for Women's History Month at the link below. Read the "Time for Kids" articles on Famous Women. Print the Activity Pages on Famous Women. Browse the Resources and more on Women in History, available at the History.net link, below.


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  • Free Homeschool Activity: Build a DNA Model!
  • What is DNA? What do the letters stand for? What are the main components of DNA? How does DNA work? What does double helix mean? How is DNA evidence collected and used? Build your own DNA model, and learn more about DNA at the links below:

      1. Twizzlers - Gummy Bears DNA Model: Click Here (Model #1 at top of PDF)
      2. Pipe Cleaner - Pasta DNA Model: Click Here (Model #2 on the PDF)
      3. Sweet DNA Model: Click Here
      4. Paper-folding DNA Model: Click Here (PDF format)
      5. Learn about DNA: Click Here.

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  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about Paper Structures!
  • Can flimsy paper support itself? Can it support objects heavier than itself? Why? How might you prove paper's ability to hold weight? What types of items can you create with paper? How are architects and engineers using paper and cardboard to design emergency shelters? What is "origamic architecture"? Try these hands-on activities, using paper, newspaper, and origamic architecture.


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  • Free Homeschool Activity: Read a Book a Day!
  • This week, focus on reading one book per day. Then discuss what you like about the books. Which was your favorite book, and who was your favorite author? What have you learned from reading the books? Did the books inspire you to write similar stories or books? For several book suggestions, click the links below:


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  • Free Homeschool Activity: Learn about Levi Strauss and the Gold Rush!
  • Who was Levi Strauss? What is he known for, and why? What was the "gold rush"? What were the "Forty-niners"? Learn more about Levi Strauss, the gold rush, and the Forty-niners at the links, below:





  • Free Homeschool Activity: Learn about Famous Explorers!
  • Take the Famous Explorers Quiz at the link, below. How many quiz questions did you get right? How many were incorrect? Write down the names of the explorers you weren't familiar with, then have fun learning more about them. Get started here:





  • Free Homeschool Activity: Learn about Magnetism!
  • Try the magnetic experiments, below! What is magnetism? How was it discovered? Where did magnetism get its name? How does magnetism work? What is a magnetic field? Experiment with magnetism and learn more, here:





  • Free Homeschool Activity: Learn Math by Cooking!
  • What math skills can you learn by cooking and baking? How many tablespoons are in a cup? How many teaspoons are in a tablespoon? If you double a recipe, or cut a recipe in half, what happens to the measurements? How are fractions helpful in baking? Have fun cooking up math, at the links below:


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  • Free Homeschool Activity: Learn about the US, States, and Maps!
  • Play the US map game and learn about geography. Find different areas by state and by region. Print and use the blank maps, too. Click the links, below:





  • Free Homeschool Activity: Learn about Medieval Castles and Villages!
  • What was life like in Medieval times? How did one become a knight? What was a chain mail? What was a joust? How were castles built? Build your own castle and imagine living in Medieval Times. Take pictures of your castle. Write a story about a character living in the Middle Ages. Click the links, below, to get started:





  • Free Homeschool Activity: Learn about Hummingbirds!
  • Why do hummingbirds buzz? Do hummingbirds sing? How do they get nectar from flowers or feeders? Hang out a hummingbird feeder with nectar, and observe hummingbirds at your feeder. Try to capture a picture of the hummingbirds and keep in your Science Journal.





  • Free Homeschool Activity: Learn about Volcanoes!
  • What is a Volcano? Where is the deepest volcano on Earth? How hot are temperatures inside volcanoes? What is a volcanic vent? What happens when the hot fluid from the vent reaches cold ocean waters? Build a virtual volcano and a safe, erupting volcano! Quiz yourself on volcanoes, too! Click the links to get started:





  • Free Homeschool Activity: Learn about Timelines!
  • What was the Fall of Rome and when did it occur? What was the Byzantine Empire? What is the importance of the Renaissance period and when did it occur? Who were Machiavelli, Michelangelo, Bach, Tolstoy, Dickens, Kepler, Newton? When did they live and what did they accomplish? Find out by exploring the timelines below. Then use the ideas to create your own timeline.






  • Writing Activities: Creative Writing!
  • Keep children thinking, writing, and enjoying it, every day!





  • Free Homeschool Activity: Learn about the Library!
  • How did Public Libraries get started? What were the first libraries like? Who was Andrew Carnegie and how did he help libraries? What is an Internet Library? How does the Dewey Decimal System work? Learn more about Libraries, then visit your local public library!




  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about Geometric Shapes in Nature!
  • How many geometric shapes can you find in Nature? Take a nature walk and sketch the different shapes you see. Or take along a camera and photograph as many different shapes as you can find.




  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about the Civil War!
  • What happened on April 16, 1861? Use the timeline, below, to find out. What other events occurred in 1861? Create your own Civil War timeline, showing battles and events of the Civil War.




  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about Origami!
  • What is origami? What does "ori" mean, and what does "kami" mean? When did the art of origami begin? Why is the crane a popular origami project? Who was the grandmaster of origami? Make an origami crane, an origami butterfly, and other origami art. See the links, here:




  • Free Homeschool Activity: Geography Fun!
  • Where is Australia? Where is Yellowknife? Where is Barbados or Antigua? What states do the Snake River, Mississippi River, or Rio Grande run through? Click the links below to learn more about your world!




  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about the Human Skeleton!
  • How many bones are in the human body? What is the biggest bone? What is the longest bone? Why are bones important? What makes your bones move? How do broken bones mend? Learn more about bones at these links:




  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about Sleep!
  • Why do we need to sleep? How much sleep do we need each night? What would happen if we didn't sleep? Are there any animals that don't sleep? What is sleepwalking? Why do we dream? Find out through these links. Then write a story about a dream you had recently!




  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about Tornadoes and Weather!
  • What causes the wind to blow? What causes a tornado? How are clouds formed? What causes lightning? What does a "storm chaser" do? Can you measure the wind's speed? Learn all about the elements of weather. Make anemometers, barometers, and rain gauges, and learn from the games and activities, too!




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  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about Microscopes!
  • Who created the first magnifying microscopes? Who was the first scientist to see and describe microbes? What is a microbe? How does a microscope work? How might you find bacteria cultures in yogurt, or observe aquatic creatures in pond water? What can you learn from an online virtual microscope? Explore these links to find out! Record and sketch your findings in your Science Journal.




  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about Skyscrapers!
  • What is the history of skyscrapers? Name some famous skyscrapers. What are the tallest skyscrapers? How long does it take to wash a skyscraper? How might you fix potential skyscraper emergencies? How might you construct a skyscraper from paper and Scotch tape? See how, below.




  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about Charles Dickens!
  • Who was Charles Dickens? Name 3 books he wrote. When and where did Dickens live? What is the Victorian era? Why was young Charles inspired to write for a living? Watch the animated clip, below, and read more about Charles Dickens. Then write a story inspired by the writings of Dickens, and share it with your family and friends!




  • Homeschool Activity: Learn About Static Electricity!
  • What causes static electricity? Why do we notice static electricity more in the winter or when it's dry inside? Why does static electricity make your hair stand up, and why does it make a popping noise? What are positive and negative charges? What makes a balloon stick to a wall? Find out with these articles and activities:




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  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about Geodesic Domes!
  • What is a geodesic dome? How can plants grow on top of domes? What can you learn about geometry from geodesic domes? What is a polyhedron, and what is an icosahedron? How might you construct a geodesic sphere or dome? Experiment with different ways of creating a geodesic dome of your own.




  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about World Geography!
  • How many countries are there in the world? How many countries can you name? How many continents are there? How many oceans? Create an exhibit or display showing what you've learned about World Geography this week. Print a map of the world, using the link below. Have fun learning more about the world with the Geography games.




  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about Submarines!
  • How do submarines work? How does a submarine dive, and how does it resurface and float? What are tank ballasts? What experiments can you do, similar to a submarine diving and resurfacing? How did Jules Verne's book, 20,000 Leagues under the Sea influence submarine technology? Build a similated submarine, then describe it in your Science Journal.




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  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about Green Living!
  • What does "green living" mean? What are some forms of alternative energy? What causes the climate to change? What are greenhouse gases? What are emissions and carbon footprints? Name some great ways to recycle. Check out the Recycle City at the Environmental Kids Club, below, along with the other great links here!




  • Homeschool Activity: Learn Electrifying Facts!
  • How do stun guns turn electricity into pain? How do computers turn electricity into information? How do light bulbs turn electricity into light? How do TVs turn electricity into moving pictures? How does lightning work? How do batteries work? Click the links below to learn more. Write about what you learn, complete with illustrations. Research projects on building an electric bell, an electric light, a battery-powered clock, or experiments on simulating lightning.




  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about "Self-Education"!
  • What is "education"? What is "quality education"? Why do homeschooled students out-perform classroom students? What is self-education? What is natural learning? Discuss these topics, below:




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  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about Shapes in Nature!
  • How many geometric shapes can you find in Nature? Take a nature walk and sketch the different shapes you see. Or take along a camera and photograph as many different shapes as you can find.




  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about Moving Water Molecules!
  • Moving molecules was the basis for Marie Curie's experiments. Who was Marie Curie? What did she discover? How might you move water molecules? Visit the links below to find out!




  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about Story Writing!
  • What makes a good story? How do you start a story? What is a "character web"? What is "setting"? What is "conflict" in a story? What is "resolution"? Find the answers to these questions by clicking the links below. That start writing your story!




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  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about Scientists!
  • Name 5 famous scientists. What did each of the 5 scientists discover or invent? What inventions do you and your family use on a regular basis? What were the inspirations for the inventions or discoveries? Write about 5 Famous Scientists of your choice. Then invent or create something special of your own!




  • Homeschool Activity: Cooking Fun!
  • Have fun cooking Thanksgiving dishes. Bake a Cornucopia, make Turkey Hand Print Cookies, Turkey Apples, Pilgrim Hats, Indian Corn Cakes, and more. Also, use the links below to teach educational skills to children, through cooking activities. Use the Cooking Lessons link to teach cooking skills by age group.




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  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about Robots!
  • What is a robot? What is the most popular robot? What are robots used for today? See and read about robots, at the links below. Then create your own robot!


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  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about Disney Art!
  • Look at the Disney art for Johnny Appleseed, Cinderella, Alice in Wonderland, and others, at the link, below. Select a few favorite images, click them to enlarge the images, then try your hand at creating similar scenes. Name the artist, who created this art. Read more about her beginnings and life. What is the Walt Disney Family Museum? How might you have an artistic life?

      1. Johnny Appleseed, Cinderella, Alice in Wonderland: Click Here
      2. about the Artist: Click Here and Click Here
      3. Walt Disney Family Museum: Click Here
      4. Create artistic scenes, like the ones you viewed above.



  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about Elephants!
  • Where do elephants live here? What do elephants eat? What was the biggest elephant ever? How big are baby elephants? Where could you go to see elephants? Make an elephant from clay. Then create a zoo, using materials around your home! Describe how you created your elephant and zoo.




  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about Blimps!
  • What is a blimp or airship? When were blimps invented? What was the biggest blimp? Make a spinning blimp! See how a blimp was built. How might you build a blimp of your own? Try it!




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  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about Colors!
  • What colors make up a rainbow? What is white light? How does our brain interpret color? What happens when you mix colors? Find answers to these questions and more, by reading below. Try some of the color experiments and more....

  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about Water!
  • What is water made of? What happens when water freezes or evaporates? How does water dissolve other substances? Why do we need water, and how much do we need? How does the Water Cycle work? What is ground water? Learn all about water and enjoy the games and more....

  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about Mayans, Aztecs, & Incas!
  • Who were the Mayans, the Aztecs, and the Incas? Where did they establish their empires? Map the areas inhabited by these three civilizations. Take the Mayan Adventure, see architecture of the Aztecs, and take virtual tours of the Inca Trail, and more....




  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about Fireflies!
  • What makes fireflies, or lightning bugs, glow? Can firefly eggs or larva glow? Where are fireflies found? Why are they disappearing? How can we help fireflies recover? Learn about fireflies, lightning bugs, and more....

  • Free Homeschool Activity: Learn about Moths!
  • Why are moths attracted to light? What is "phototaxis"? What's the difference between moths and butterflies? What does "Lepidoptera" mean? What does "camouflage" mean? And why do butterflies have such pretty colors? Learn more....

  • Free Homeschool Activity: Learn about Lizards!
  • Read about lizards at the links below. Can you tell how smart lizards are? How do they find food? What does "adaptive behaviors" mean? How many species of lizards are in Madagascar? Look at the many pictures of lizards. Draw pictures of some of the lizards and more....




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  • Free Homeschool Activity: Learn about Airplanes & Flight!
  • How do they stay up in the air? How do they take off and land? What did the first airplane look like? Who attempted the first flights with airplanes? What does "aerodynamic" mean? See more....

  • Free Homeschool Activity: Learn about Earthquakes!
  • How can you learn about earthquakes from an egg? What is the Continental Crush? What is the longest mountain chain in the world, and what does it have to do with Sea Floor Spread? Move mountains, trigger volcanoes, and learn more....

  • Free Homeschool Activity: Lean about Bunsen burners!
  • Who was Robert Bunsen? Why was the Bunsen burner named after him, when he didn't actually invent it? What is a Bunsen burner used for in science? And how can it be used safely? See more....

  • Free Homeschool Activity: Hurricane Formation and Force!
  • What causes hurricanes? How do hurricanes form and grow stronger? What causes hurricanes to spin and move? What creates the "eye of the storm"? What are Hurricane Hunters? What type of damage can hurricanes cause? Create a graphic of a hurricane, and more....




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  • Free Homeschool Activity: Learn about Light!
  • How fast is light? How does light get its color? What is the relationship between Light and Life? What is infrared light? How can heat be seen? How can you bend light? Read and do more....

  • Free Homeschool Activity: Learn about the Oregon Trail!
  • What was life like on the Oregon Trail, according to Amelia Knight's diary? How many miles did they travel each day and where did they camp? Read Amelia's diary to find out. What states and towns does the Trail pass through? Where are the historic sites located along the Trail? What were "weird wagons" and the "$1,000,000 wagon"? Learn more....

  • Free Homeschool Activity: Make a Website!
  • Have you made your own website yet? Do you know how to design your site, or how to lay it out? How do you place certain features on your website? How do you get a domain name or hosting for your site? Do you know how to create a site, using basic HTML? You can get started on your website, today, with the ideas and learn more....

  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about the Equator!
  • What is the Equator? Where are the Northern and Southern Hemispheres? What are the Tropics of Cancer and the Tropics of Capricorn? What areas are closest to the Equator? Learn more....



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  • Homeschool Activity: Summer Activities!
  • Summer has begun! How can you have the best summer ever? What are your favorite summertime activities? What more....

  • Homeschool Activities: Learn about Cicadas!
  • What are cicadas? How do they make their buzzing noise? Why are they noisiest during late-summer months? Why do they shed their shells? Sketch more....

  • Homeschool Activity: Lemonade Stands!
  • What math skills can you learn from running a Lemonade Stand? How can you build a Lemonade Stand? How much money can you make at a Lemonade Stand? Try the Lemonade Stand more....



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  • Homeschool Activity: The Constitution
  • What is the Constitution of the United States? How old is the Constitution? Who were the Framers of the Constitution? What are amendments to the Constitution, and why do we have them? Where can you see images of the original Constitution? Learn more....

  • Homeschool Activities: Hurricane Formation and Force!
  • What causes hurricanes? How do hurricanes form and grow stronger? What causes hurricanes to spin and move? What creates the "eye of the storm"? What are Hurricane Hunters? What type of damage can hurricanes cause? Create a more....

  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about Woolly Worms!
  • What is a "woolly worm" or "woolly bear"? What do woolly worms turn into -- a butterfly or a moth? How many sets of legs do woolly worms have? Can they forecast the weather? What do they eat? How do they protect themselves? Draw pictures of woolly worms and learn more....

  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about Autumn:
  • What is the Autumnal Equinox? What is the celestial equator? Why do we call Autumn "Fall"? Why do leaves change colors in the Fall? What is "chromatography"? Try the science experiment, below, to separate colors in leaves. Write a description of what happens. Learn more about the Autumnal Equinox and more....

  • Homeschool Activity: Snow!
  • What causes snow? Why is each snowflake different? Read the book, Snowflake Bentley. Make your own snowflakes, a snowglobe, and more....

  • Homeschool Activity: Learn about Snowflakes!
  • Why do snowflakes have six sides? How are snowflakes formed? What is a snow crystal? What causes a blizzard? Make more....



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