Woolly Bear Zombies or
Science in a Relaxed Home School
My kids love science, they just don’t know it.
If you were to ask them if they like science they would tell you a flat out NO. It is so funny to me because we do so many fun experiments but the kids do not consider it science.
Their latest science activity was collecting Woolly Bear caterpillars to see if they would form cocoons. My 13yo son had found a free aquarium and decided he would use it to collect creature from outside and put them in it.
1st science activity’s related to this topic?
- Ask a question
- Do background research
- Construct a hypothesis.
He had done the first 3 steps in the scientific method without even knowing it.
1. First he asked a question, “Can I have Woolly Bear caterpillars live and form cocoons in my terrarium?”
2. Second he…
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