by Teresa Coppens | Jun 11, 2021 | Life Science, Scientific Method
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.
by Teresa Coppens | May 25, 2021 | Life ScienceInside: What are fossils? They are the first love of paleontologists. The older the better. Love of dinosaurs may have started the passion. But there is so much more to the field of paleontology. What are fossils? Great question! Paleontologists’ first...
by Teresa Coppens | Apr 15, 2021 | Life Science
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.
by Teresa Coppens | Mar 17, 2021 | Scientific Method
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.
by Teresa Coppens | Feb 15, 2021 | Scientific Method
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.
by Teresa Coppens | Jan 30, 2021 | Environment and Conservation
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.
by Teresa Coppens | Jan 24, 2021 | Environment and Conservation
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.
by Teresa Coppens | Jan 15, 2021 | Environment and Conservation
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.
by Teresa Coppens | Jan 6, 2021 | Environment and Conservation
Adopting an eco-friendly lifestyle has benefits for the planet and for your own well-being. Although going green is a lifestyle change, it doesn’t mean you have to flip your world upside down and there are several reasons that it will change your life for the better. Here are some of the major ways going green will benefit your life from this day forward.
by Teresa Coppens | Nov 14, 2020 | Science Creativity
To challenge your child’s mind can be difficult at the best of times. During the pandemic, these are not the best of times. So, if we have the time to, how can you challenge your child’s mind in the midst of lockdown?