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Free Live Science Rocketry Teleclass Today

Today you can join Aurora Lipper of Supercharged Science for a free Live Science Teleclass on Rocketry:

Free Science Teleclass:Rocketry - Which end of a rocket is the most dangerous? Uncover the universal laws of physical motion as you blast rockets that use a chemical reaction for propulsion!

Class date and time: Date & Time: Monday, June 7th at 11:00am in Alaska, 12pm for Pacific Time, 1pm for Mountain Time, 2pm Central Time, 3pm Eastern Time

The teleclass video is in wmv format (plays on Windows Media Player) and may be downloaded. Be sure and scroll down the page for FAQ plus tips on how to get the most out of the class.

A free teleclass on Alternative Energy will take place on June 21.


Blessings,

Denese


For even more free educational resources, please check my educational freebies tag archive and my Free Homeschooling page.

Homeschooling Freebies: 2010-2011 Calendar, June Assignments, Live Class

Here are the latest homeschooling freebies from CurrClick:

Teacher Book Bag’s 2010-2011 Calendars -Brightly illustrated pages to help you prepare for next year’s homeschooling needs.

June Daily Assignments Mini Helper -Assignment sheets to give your children a starting point each day.

Free Live Class: Plan a Trip to Washington, D.C. -Explore Washington, D.C. and learn about the sites that are great to visit and how to get around -monuments, museums, gardens and special sites as well as airports, hotels and the metro system for planning the trip. One hour class.

You can find more free homeschooling resources on CurrClick’s Freebie Pages.


Blessings,

Denese


For even more free educational resources, please check my educational freebies tag archive and my Free Homeschooling page.

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links.


Free Live Science Class: Water, Water Everywhere

This offer has expired.

This week’s free product at CurrClick is a live science class from Questio Verum Academy.

Water,Water Everywhere -Students will learn about water by watching videos, completing assignments, writing about experiments, completing online quizzes, and participating in discussions about “water” with their classmates.
This creation science based class is designed for elementary students, sign up by April 3rd.

Related Posts:

Homeschool/Education Freebies: Science Experiments, The Vikings, Patrick Henry and More


Happy learning,

Denese

Homeschool/Education Freebies: Science Experiments, The Vikings, Patrick Henry and More

Updated August 21, 2012

Science

Three Science Project Mini E-books -from Homeschool Freebie of the Day; make an “Ocean in a Bottle”, a “Cartesian Diver Toy” and a “Tornado Simulator”. This offer has expired.*
If you haven’t done so already, sign up for their newsletter and receive advance notice of all freebies for the week plus an extra freebie for subscribers only.

*If you missed the above freebies, here are some alternatives:

Make an Ocean in a Bottle

Make a Cartesian Diver

  • Diving Ketchup -make a Cartesian diver out of a ketchup packet, includes video -from Steve Spangler Science
  • The Cartesian Diver: A New Twist -instructional videos of how to make Cartesian divers out of clear plastic straws, static page of instructions also available -from Science Toy Maker
  • Cartesian Divers -make four different Cartesian divers with this free PDF lesson, includes instructions and photos -a Cornell Center for Materials Research K-12 educational module

Make a Tornado Simulator

  • Interactive Twister -change the diameter and the pressure difference of this interactive tornado and see what happens

Free Online Science Seminars -sign up at  Landry Academy to get dates and times for free, live, 45 minute online seminars.

  • “Anatomy and Physiology of the Pancreas”
  • “SAT and ACT – What You Should Know”
  • “Top 10 Academic Mistakes Homeschoolers Make – and How to Avoid Them”
  • “There’s Life in the Blood”
  • “So, You Want to be a Doctor – What it Takes Now and What to Expect”
  • “How to do Well on Timed Tests”
  • “But What About Socialization?” :)
  • “What You (students) Can Learn From My TA’s.. the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly”
  • “What I’ve Learned from Human Cadavers.. about Life, Death, God, and Anatomy”
  • “Working Toward Academic Excellence – A Practical and Biblical Guide”
  • “Teaching the Sciences – 6th – 12th Grade”
  • “Sports Scholarships for Homeschooled Students – How to Get Them”
  • “Creation Clues – The Urge (to go) and Other Rarely Thought of Human Body Characteristics”

Space Exploration: The Moon

Launching to the Moon and Beyond Fun Pages -labeled drawings of the Ares rockets that will take astronauts to orbit and return them to the moon, a word search puzzle, maze, connect-the-dot puzzle and a cut-out Ares I rocket. From NASA for grades K-4.

On the Moon Educator Guide -from NASA for grades 3-12. This guide brings hands-on engineering and the adventure of space exploration to life for students and they will be challenged to design and build:

  • An air-powered rocket.
  • A shock-absorbing system that will protect two marshmallow “astronauts.”
  • A rubber band-powered rover.
  • A cardboard crane for maximum load-lifting ability.
  • A paper cup modified so that it can carry a marble down a zip line and drop the marble onto a target.
  • A solar hot water heater to cause the greatest rise in temperature.

Nature Study

Free Sample Pages of “Outdoor Secrets” -three story PDF excerpt from a classic book of nature stories, “Outdoor Secrets” by Margaret P. Boyle, MP3 audio sample also available -from Simply Charlotte Mason.

The Vikings

The Viking Empire Mini-Activity Study – includes links, printables and recipes. From Hands On Teaching Tips, available for the month of March. Please note: the Vikings Mini Study is no longer available, new mini-activity studies are offered each month.

The Vikings Third Grade Lesson Plans from Core Knowledge -4 sets of lesson plans in PDF format; include activities, maps and more -scroll down page to “History and Geography>World>The Vikings”

Viking Multi-book Theme Unit -21 chapter unit study and lapbook with printable PDF components

The Vikings Lesson Plans -5 part, online lesson plan about the Vikings, includes activities and discussion questions

Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry Lesson -printable “Give Me Liberty or Death” speech* and 12-page study guide from Knowledge House (scroll down to “Freebie(s) of the Month”.
*March 23, the anniversary of Patrick Henry’s famous speech.

Happy teaching,

Denese

You can find more free resources for homeschooling on my Free Homeschooling page or under the education freebies tag.