Health and Nutrition Curriculum for Homeschool High School

There are times when my teen boy does not want his mom to teach him. When it comes to his health, his own body, this is especially true. It’s just awkward.  In these teen years I know that the lessons taught now will serve as a foundation for good healthy habits in the future. Which is why I want to be sure he learns the importance […] Read More

Don’t Let the Cold Keep You From A Winter Nature Study Exploration

Don't Let the Cold Keep you from Winter a Nature Study Exploration | Renée at Great Peace #homeschool #science #naturestudy #ihsnet

Winter can be a time of ho-hum doldrum homeschooling. We get so stuck in the books that we forget that just outside our windows is a vast world to be explored. But, in winter we often don’t want to go exploring do we? It’s just too cold. But don’t let the cold stop you. You can bundle up and spend just a little time every few […] Read More

10 MORE Ways to Study the Periodic Table of Elements

10 MORE Fun Ways to Study the Periodic Table | Renée at Great Peace #science #chemistry #homeschooling #ihsnet

Science can be dry and boring. Or, it can be an exciting hands-on adventure. And the periodic table is no exception. Oh sure, that table is full of what could be dull facts that can make many the student’s head swirl with boredom. But, that table also contains a lot of fascinating information.  I wrote previously about 10 cool ways to study the periodic table […] Read More

10 Cool Ways to Study the Periodic Table in Homeschool

10 Cool Ways to Study the Periodic Table | Renée at Great Peace #homeschool #science #ihsnet

I remember in school having to memorize sections of the periodic table.  I remember thinking how boring it was. I also remember that I would memorize what I needed to know for the test, but would forget most of it, if not all of it, after the test was over.  As you know Young Man has one of those minds that loves to absorb facts. […] Read More

10 Resources for Teaching Botany in Homeschool

10 Resources for a Botany Homeschool Study | #ihsnet #homeschool #science #botany

Botany, the study of plants. One of the sciences that often gets overlooked. Sometimes this is due to botany being studied inside a greater biology study while other times it’s due to interests. There are some who simply feel that they have no ability to grow plants successfully, therefore they choose to not endeavor into Botany science.    This post contains affiliate advertisement links to […] Read More

10 Fun STEM Experiments that You Can Do Today

10 Fun STEM Experiments that You Can Do Today - Great Peace Academy #homeschool #ihsnet #science #STEM

Children have a natural curiosity. And, STEM experiments allow a child to explore their curiosities in hands-on ways. It takes learning out of the textbooks and puts it in the forefront of a child’s mind. Asking a simple question and allowing a child to hypothesize the answer ignites a sense of curiosity.  By asking a simple question and allowing a child to hypothesize the answer […] Read More

100+ Architectural Engineering Resources for Smart Kids

I’ve told you before how my son is hoping to be an architect when he grows up. From what I’ve been told it’s a difficult career to get started in and the collegiate program is both difficult to enroll in and challenging to say the least. But, I’m a firm believer in the “If you put your mind to it, you can accomplish anything.” mentality.  […] Read More

10 Online Coding Resources for Kids to Learn Computer Code

10 Online Coding Resources for Kids to learn to Code | #homeschool #ihsnet |

The digital age is here and we need to be preparing our kids to speak the language of computing, coding. Most likely, whether we’ve taught it to them or not, they have a decent understanding of it all by just being around computers their entire lives.  Looking forward to their adulthood we must recognize that computers, and coding of computers will play a very important […] Read More