Science

How to Teach Your Homeschooler About the Total Solar Eclipse

Get ready to witness a celestial spectacle! The upcoming solar eclipse on April 8, 2024 promises an awe-inspiring experience for sky gazers across the United States. In this guide, we bring you everything you need to incorporate the eclipse into your homeschool science curriculum.  We will delve into the basics of...

Exploring Science: Four More Essential Skills to Help Children Think Like A Scientist

At Little Monsters Universe, we believe in creating lifelong learners through science-based homeschooling. In this article, we explore how to enhance your homeschool science lessons through investigation and analysis practices.  The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) advocate for inquiry-based approaches, emphasizing science and engineering practices that guide students in understanding and...

Teaching Science: Four Essential Investigation and Analysis Practices Every Homeschool Student Should Know

Science education has evolved beyond rote memorization. Homeschool science teaching now embraces hands-on learning that encourages young minds to engage with the natural world. The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) advocate for inquiry-based approaches, emphasizing science and engineering practices that guide students in understanding and explaining natural phenomena. These practices...

Kindergarten Goals Based on National Standards

Kindergarten marks an important milestone in a child's educational journey because it lays the foundation for their future learning. As parents and educators, understanding the goals and expectations set by national standards can help guide our efforts in supporting children's growth and development.  In the United States, kindergarten goals are commonly...

The Power of STREAM: How Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art, and Math are Revolutionizing Education

In today's rapidly changing world, it's more important than ever to equip children with the skills they need to succeed. That's where STREAM comes in. STREAM, or Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art, and Math, is a modern approach to education that integrates these critical subjects in a way that emphasizes hands-on,...