and reflected on what Uncle Paul taught his nephews. It reminded each of my kids about different memories and made it real. They completed parts of theHandsof a Child Notebook with questions from the section called Intro to Chemistry: Define: Chemistry, element, compound, molecule and Matter: What are the three different forms of matter found on Earth? All of these pieces are stored in our ELEMENTAL SCIENCE CHEMISTRY binder which was begun 4 years ago with Paige's excellent grammar stage materials. (BTW, I'd already bought so many things prior to the Logic stage materials being released this week, that I couldn't justify adding more and removing some of the reading/ philosophy materials I already had from the science plan.) So, we finished off my making a few notes from the DK Chemistry pages 6and7. Last night we were able to watch some Khan Academy videos on Chemistry and youtube/education videos about kitchen chemistry with The Daddy. The websites with simple information were http://www.mcwdn.org/chemist/chemist.html.
It was a tough week as we tried to get up earlier rather than starting the day after morning tea time. But, by Thursday after a youth group ice cream event for the twins, things went much better. I'm still glad we homeschool today as I post this weekly update. That's saying quite a bit.