5 Simple steps for making a rock collection to show off your latest finds

Summer is almost over and now is the perfect time to make a rock collection to show off your latest summer finds! Ulysses and I like to take a daily walk as long as the weather permits. It's good to get out in the sunshine every once in a while, especially when most of your day is spent in an underground lab! Anyways, while we are on our walks, we like to pick up and new-to-us rocks. Then, … [Read more...]

3 Stormy weather activities you can easily create in a jar this summer

Hi-ya Sassy-Sci peeps! Ulysses and I are super excited to be back sharing a few weather activities straight from our lab to yours!! So far this summer, we have spent our lazy days chilling by the springs wearing our brand new Sassy-Sci T-shirts, but there have been a few days where the weather has not cooperated. And we filled those days with science! These three weather activities in a jar … [Read more...]

Celebrate by exploding a few kitchen fireworks this Fourth of July

Bang! Boom! Zwack! Fireworks! It's almost the Fourth of July - one of the Prez's and I's favorite holidays! Why you ask? The answer is simple; we love the fireworks!!! And today, we are going to share how you can make your very own fireworks and explode them right in your kitchen!! Fireworks in your Kitchen Before we get started, let's watch this video to learn a bit more … [Read more...]

5 Ways you can learn about science and have fun during the summer

We have always called summer the fun season and in the past, we called science the boring subject. But then we had a crazy summer filled with science-learning fun. And now we know that you can mix science with summer and have a blast! Since summer has officially started, we wanted to share with you all five ways you can learn about science and still have fun this summer. Let's dig … [Read more...]

Should you use the SCIDAT logbook or the lapbook? {Sassafras Science Questions}

Logbook or lapbook? It's a question we often get around these here parts. And so we thought it might make sense to answer this question here - in case there's someone out there who is still trying to decide whether the SCIDAT logbook or the lapbook fits their future adventurers! SCIDAT logbook or lapbook? Here is a bit more than a minute, non-verbal answer... And here's a closer look … [Read more...]

Come see how one person uses the Sassafras Science activity guide and logbook

Wondering what it looks like to read the Sassafras Science novel along with the activity guide and logbook? Paige, our author, has come back to share what this looks like in her homeschool. Last time she let us peek into their world, we got to see how they used the lapbook. This time, her son is a bit older, a bit wiser, and a bit more camera shy! So, Paige is going to walk us through what a … [Read more...]