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Links to online unit studies for Science. Free unit studies to explore a topic and enhance your homeschooling curriculum.

Do your children keep a nature journal? - Share your nature j…
Nature journals are an excellent way for students to record what they observe in nature. Do your children keep a nature journal? We'd love to hear about your journaling experience. Can you offer pointers to help others get started with a nature journal? Do you make assignments for the journal? What kind of journal do you use? What other supplies...

Helping Your Child Learn Science
Help your child learn science with these fun ideas and activities.

Discovering Nature - Nature Journal Tips from the Homeschooling Forum
Discovering Nature - Nature Journal Tips from the Homeschooling Forum. I don't know where to start with creating a journal. I've never personally kept a journal but I think it would be fun for my children to look back on what we've seen and learned on our walks together.

A House for Hermit Crab
Learning about crabs. A House for Hermit Crab is a cute story about a Hermit Crab that has outgrown his shell and moves into a new one. He decorates and enhances his new home with the various sea creatures he meets in his travels.

Whales
All ages - Science - Animals
Mini unit study about whales.

An Apple a Day
All ages - Science - Apples
September 26th is the birthday of Johnny Appleseed and October is National Apple month. This hands-on unit is a really fun and tasty way to start your school year.

An Apple a Day
All ages - Science - Apples
September 26th is the birthday of Johnny Appleseed and October is National Apple month. This hands-on unit is a really fun and tasty way to start your school year.

Weather
Grades 4-6 - Science - Weather
Students will learn how weather works, what causes storms, and how storms travel.

Waves
Grades 7-12 - Science - Oceanography
In this unit we will explore how waves are related to science, social studies, language arts, and math.

Bats: Creatures of the Night
Grades 2-3 - Science - Bats
This unit uses a combination of science discovery centers, small group activities, and whole group discussions.

Bald Eagle
All ages - Science - Animals
Mini unit study about bald eagles.

Bats: Creatures of the Night
Grades 2-3 - Science - Bats
This unit uses a combination of science discovery centers, small group activities, and whole group discussions.

Spiders
K-3 - Science - Spiders
This unit will help children appreciate the place spiders have in the world and will lessen the fear of spiders caused by misunderstandings.

Bears
All ages - Science - Bears
Bible based unit study on bears.

Bears
All ages - Science - Bears
Bible based unit study on bears.

Snails
All ages - Science - Animals
Mini unit study about snails.

Bears - Head Over Heels for Bears
Grades K-6 - Science - Bears
A unit study on bears for grades K-6.

Bears - Head Over Heels for Bears
Grades K-6 - Science - Bears
A unit study on bears for grades K-6.

Smokey Bear
All ages - Science - Animals
Mini unit study about Smokey Bear.

Bermuda Triangle
Grades 7-8 - Science - Oceanography
Students will uncover the history and myths surrounding the legendary Bermuda Triangle. Students will develop their writing skills based on the information they obtain from the unit.

Bermuda Triangle
Grades 7-8 - Science - Oceanography
Students will uncover the history and myths surrounding the legendary Bermuda Triangle. Students will develop their writing skills based on the information they obtain from the unit.

Shrimp
All ages - Science - Animals
Mini unit study about shrimp.

Birds 2
All ages - Science - Animals
Mini unit study about birds.

Sharks
All ages - Science - Sea Life
A unit about Sharks from Enclanted Learning.

Birds
All ages - Science - Animals
Mini unit study about birds.

Senses
Kindergarten - Science - Senses
We learn about the world through our five senses.

Cats
All ages - Science - Animals
Mini unit study about cats.

Rhinoceros
All ages - Science - Animals
Mini unit study about the rhinoceros.

Chickens/Roosters
All ages - Science - Animals
Mini unit study about chickens and roosters.

Police Dogs
All ages - Science - Animals
Mini unit study about Police Dogs.

Dog Biscuits
All ages - Science - Animals
Mini unit study about dogs/dog biscuits.

Polar Ice Caps
Grade 9-12 - Science - Oceanography
Students will become familiar with Ancient Egypt and expand their knowledge of the customs and people of Ancient Egypt.A successful completion of this project will enable the student to better understand the importance of the polar ice caps and their effects on the global environment.

Eggs
All ages - Science - Animals
Mini unit study about hens and eggs.

Polar Bears
All ages - Science - Animals
Mini unit study about polar bears.

Electricity
Grades 4-6 - Science - Electricity
This unit covers electricity and its uses in the home, the differences between current and static electricity, atomic structure, the history of electricity, electrical circuits, conductors and insulators, and circuit breakers.

Electricity
Grades 4-6 - Science - Electricity
This unit covers electricity and its uses in the home, the differences between current and static electricity, atomic structure, the history of electricity, electrical circuits, conductors and insulators, and circuit breakers.

Pigs
All ages - Science - Animals
Mini unit study about pigs.

Elephants
All ages - Science - Animals
Mini unit study about elephants.

Erosion Mini-Unit
All Ages - Science - Weather/Erosion
A weathering/erosion experiment and a mini-unit on weathering and erosion. (From a homeschooling family)

Erosion Mini-Unit
All Ages - Science - Weather/Erosion
A weathering/erosion experiment and a mini-unit on weathering and erosion. (From a homeschooling family)

Pets
All ages - Science - Animals
Mini unit study about pets.

NASCAR
All ages - Science - Technology
The goal of this unit is to learn a little more about NASCAR in general while using it as a "jumping off point" for more in-depth studies in other areas.

Falling Leaves
All ages - Science - Plants
A unit study about leaves adaptable for all ages.

Falling Leaves
All ages - Science - Plants
A unit study about leaves adaptable for all ages.

Fantastic Ants
All ages - Science - Ants
A unit study about ants by Roberta Gibson.

Fantastic Ants
All ages - Science - Ants
A unit study about ants by Roberta Gibson.

Moles
All ages - Science - Animals
Mini unit study about moles.

Lobsters
All ages - Science - Animals
Mini unit study about lobsters.

Flight
All ages - Science - Flight
A unit study about flight and air for all ages.

Flight
All ages - Science - Flight
A unit study about flight and air for all ages.

Links and Chains
Grades 7-9 - Science - Oceanography
The goal of this unit is to teach students how a seemingly unimportant event can have a significant effect on their lives. We will focus our unit on the links and chains associated with the ocean. They will learn how disruptions in these chains can affect their lives.

Flights of Inspiration
Considering a unit study on flight? You might want to. This is very well done.

Flights of Inspiration
Considering a unit study on flight? You might want to. This is very well done.

Hoover Dam
All ages - Geography/Science - Hoover Dam
This packet has been prepared to provide background information about Hoover Dam and the surrounding area.

Fragrance Mini Unit
All ages - Science - Senses
A fragrance mini unit, or A Rose by any Other Name.

Fragrance Mini Unit
All ages - Science - Senses
A fragrance mini unit, or A Rose by any Other Name.

Hens/Eggs
All ages - Science - Animals
Mini unit study about hens and eggs.

Frogs
All ages - Science - Animals
Mini unit study about frogs.

Hoover Dam
All ages - Geography/Science - Hoover Dam
This packet has been prepared to provide background information about Hoover Dam and the surrounding area.

Links and Chains
Grades 7-9 - Science - Oceanography
The goal of this unit is to teach students how a seemingly unimportant event can have a significant effect on their lives. We will focus our unit on the links and chains associated with the ocean. They will learn how disruptions in these chains can affect their lives.

NASCAR
All ages - Science - Technology
The goal of this unit is to learn a little more about NASCAR in general while using it as a "jumping off point" for more in-depth studies in other areas.

Polar Ice Caps
Grade 9-12 - Science - Oceanography
Students will become familiar with Ancient Egypt and expand their knowledge of the customs and people of Ancient Egypt.A successful completion of this project will enable the student to better understand the importance of the polar ice caps and their effects on the global environment.

Senses
Kindergarten - Science - Senses
We learn about the world through our five senses.

Sharks
All ages - Science - Sea Life
A unit about Sharks from Enclanted Learning.

Spiders
K-3 - Science - Spiders
This unit will help children appreciate the place spiders have in the world and will lessen the fear of spiders caused by misunderstandings.

Waves
Grades 7-12 - Science - Oceanography
In this unit we will explore how waves are related to science, social studies, language arts, and math.

Weather
Grades 4-6 - Science - Weather
Students will learn how weather works, what causes storms, and how storms travel.

Gardening with Kids
Gardening is a great way to get outdoors and yet still accomplish learning - and it's great exercise too! You can even practice Math in the Garden!

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