Beginning this month, VaHomeschoolers will regularly feature a favorite article from one of our past Voice magazines. From homeschool advice to curriculum reviews, field trip reports to creative ideas, Voice has something for every age and homeschooling style. This month, an article from our Sept/Oct 2011 issue will inspire you to go outside with your [...]
A Sassafras Science Adventure Series Review by Krystal McDonald
My now 9 year old son and I discovered Paige Hudson’s and Johnny Congo’s “Sassafras Science Adventures” series last year at the VaHomeschoolers Conference. Hudson had a booth featuring her curriculum and Sassafras Science Adventure Books.
What a great find! My [...]
Submitted by Stephanie Elms, Annandale
Whether you have a kid who is looking for physics fun or likes to build or is curious about how bodies and cells work, there is an app for that. Check out some of these fun science apps and see where they might lead you.
Monster Physics™ is [...]
Dr. Reinhard Laubenbacher (Dr. L)
“Both my daughter and my son have participated in Kids’ Tech, and our family had a great experience. It was a boost to my kids’ ability to see themselves as scholars and scientists, to be treated like college students. They loved the campus experience as well, and now the [...]
Cade Martin explores inter-tidal adventures at the MSC
My son has taken part in this wonderful, hands-on science experience for the last two years and we fully expect to go back. It’s the most fun we’ve ever had on a science field trip. ~ Robin Martin – Editor
These are Science Adventure Programs [...]
A Wonderful College Experience for Kids: Kids’ Tech University at Virginia Tech
Submitted by Amy Wilson
Hey, folks, it’s time to sign up for Kids’ Tech University (KTU) if you’re interested. This is an amazing opportunity offered by Virginia Tech to kids ages 9 to 12 years old. [...]
The folks at NASA Langley would like to invite you and your students to share your artistry, imagination, and talent with NASA and the Virginia Air and Space Center to commemorate the 95th Anniversary of NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC) and its predecessor, Langley Aeronautical Laboratory.
Langley research established many of the [...]
The Friends of Shenandoah River State Park (riverparkfriends.org) are presenting two events which may be of interest to our members.
Amy Wilson will speak about bringing children to nature at the Friends August meeting. Amy is a homeschooling mom to two kids, ages 10 and 12. She and her family live in Prince William [...]
For those homeschoolers who have a science kid, or for those homeschoolers who think their kids could be science kids, this field trip is for you. Last weekend we came back from a field trip to the Marine Science Consortium and I just have to share. It is by far the most fun field trip [...]