Gardening with kids has so many benefits. Gardening develops an appreciation for the Earth. It also encourages an eco-friendly lifestyle. Involve your kids in gardening and encourage science and healthy eating all summer long. Note: this post contains affiliate links. If you click on a link I might make a small commission always at no cost to you.
Raising honey bees is not for the light of heart. It takes a great deal of work and patience. But it is a project so wonderful for the environment. You are protecting a species that has a major impact in the food chain through pollination. By raising honey bees you are also protecting other endangered pollinators by creating a landscape attractive to them.
It is important to teach about paleontology. Paleontologists use the scientific method so paleontology is a great way for young scientists to learn how to use the scientific method. They are expert puzzle solvers so learning about their methods creates better scientists.
What does paleontology mean? Paleontology is not just the study of dinosaurs…although my boys would beg to differ! It is the study of the history of life on Earth. It is based on the study of fossils of prehistoric plants, animals, fungi and microbes.
Background research is necessary so you know what knowledge is already known about your topic. It also provides your reasons for doing an experiment on this topic. You will also let the reader know what knowledge gaps your experiment hopes to fill.
Asking scientific questions is a super important skill. Most of us begin learning to ask these questions in kindergarten. Asking good scientific questions is part of being science literate but it takes some practice.
It is not that hard to maintain an eco-friendly lifestyle. You might think it costs a lot of money but you will save costs in the long-run. Let’ look at five affordable ways to be eco-friendly. *Note there are affiliate links in this post. If you click I might make a commission but at no added cost to you. I only recommend products I use and/or trust.
Can an Eco-friendly lifestyle reduce stress? It most definitely can. Choosing green options result in being more intentional, encourage more outdoor time and encourage downsizing. All of these result in lowering your overall stress levels.
Going green for your health is one of the best (and easiest) things you can do to improve your life. There are so many simple ways to to go green for a healthier lifestyle. Here are just a few easy ways to be green and healthy. *There are affiliate links for Tru Earth in this post. Click and I may make a small commission at no cost to you. They are a product I highly value.