Science (and other topics) With Primo: Unit Studies: Bacteria vs Virus

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Recently, the topic of “unit studies” or “main lessons” came up on a reddit.com discussion. This approach to home education is useful to create a topic focus that wraps many disciplines into a month long (or longer) period. This ability to “connect the dots” should help pique the interest in more »

Science With Secondo: Giving Blood To The Cause

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Science with Secondo is still in the observational stage; for a nearly-nine-year-old we are content with simply building models and running simple experiments for that “gee whiz!” factor. And this is as it should be, since we want to ensnare their curiosity. The current course of study is Biology. Naturally, we reached more »

Why I Don’t Worry About Global Warming or Climate Change

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Descartes walks into bar. Bartender asks, “Hey, René, fancy a drink?”. Descartes replies, “I think not” … and disappears. I either have a fatalistic approach to life or a faithful approach to life, but I simply don’t worry about Global Warming or Climate Change. While we can be an arrogant bunch more »