Mystery, Magic! Movement?

One of the most interesting activities that we did in homeschool (and we keep coming back to!) – looking at objects under the microscope. My husband purchased a USB Celestron Amoeba Microscope through a gift certificate he received for Think Geek. As we worked our way through Sassafras Science Adventures: Botany, one of our assignments […]


A 19th Century Vision: When Art and Science Were Friends

A year and a half ago, my children and I were working through the Sassafras Science Adventures, Volume 3 Botany curriculum. Over the course of that year, we covered the major biomes or ecosystems found on earth. During our study of the tundra/taiga (and algae and lichen), the writers suggested we explore an artist whom […]