Let's start with science:
Here is a look at some of the fun experiments and observations we did.
Seeing if an egg will sink or float in water and salt water.
Measuring shadows throughout the day.
Turning grapes into raisins.
Visiting the Corning Museum of Glass
You can see more pictures from our Corning Museum of Glass trip on my Wordless Wednesday posts: Part 1 and Part 2.
Examining leaves. We took a leaf off the plant to see what would happen to it.
Seeing how hard it is to lift a newspaper by hitting the ruler lying underneath it.
Super Moon Eclipse
Discovering that an "empty" bottle is still full...of air.
Hands-on science at the library.
Using Science Shepherd. Started by learning about the days of creation. Here she was using play dough to make her favorite animals.
Using Big Bible Science. Learning about gravity and whether objects of different sizes will fall at the same rate.
The children also do a lot of observing of nature outside our house.
Funnel spiders found in our yard.
Ant larvae found under a rock in our yard.
And we just discovered a potato bug/rollypolly giving birth!
She also used Essential Skills Advantage for ScienceBecause of being on the Crew, we have been changing up our math curriculum quite a bit. We started out the year with some worksheets from Super Teacher Worksheets. Plus she was using A+ Interactive Math through an independent review I was doing. Then we reviewed the A+ Interactive Math Mini Course: Algebra. Then we used Math-U-See Gamma. Now we are using LearnBop. So, her lessons have been all over the place.
Moving on to math:
Working on fractions
Working on fractions with Hershey's chocolate (a favorite activity)
A Plus Interactive Math 3rd Grade
A+ Interactive Math Mini Course: Algebra
Needed to work on a couple of worksheets to help with the lessons she struggled with:
Playing Sunya to work on multiplication