I think of all of our science lessons this was one of my kids’ favorite biology units. They loved our birds unit because it afforded them so many opportunities to make things and to act out what they learned. (there are affiliate links in here) Some Bird unit … [Read more...]
Why do birds have different types of beaks?
When I was in college one of the science lessons in my Science for Elementary teachers class had us trying to eat food like birds. That particular lesson stuck in my head, and I knew someday I would replicate the bird beak experiment with my science class. Fast forward several … [Read more...]
How did dinosaurs digest food?
Little kids love dinosaurs and my kids are no exception to that rule. So anytime I can bring a bit of dinosaur knowledge into their science lessons it's a big hit. This time we looked at how did dinosaurs digest food? This experiment can work equally well for birds or … [Read more...]
How to create a bird watching station at your house
My son Batman loves birds, and so last year I set out to create a bird watching station in our house. It was super easy to set up and since I did that a year ago my kids ability to recognize different birds has gone through the roof. It seemed a good time to share this with … [Read more...]
Elementary Biology lessons
Last year I was overly amibitious. I decided to cover two homeschool science curriculums in the same year. It was a little crazy, but my kids enjoyed the material, so it turned out well. This year is a bit of a review year because we’ve covered biology before, but we started … [Read more...]
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