The Three Types of Muscle Cells in the Body ~ A Letter from Dr. Apple

Hey folks, Blaine and Tracey here, once more giving you a virtual wave! We recently wrote Dr. Apple in Bangkok with a follow-up question about the types of muscle cells from our last visit. She was kind enough to respond to us and we wanted to share her email with you. But before we share, we asked Paige to put together a microscope sheet that you can use with your students as you teach them … [Read more...]

Are Living Books Superior or Not?

Hey, Y'all, this is Blaine and Tracey Sassafras writing to answer the question, "Are living books superior or not?" Of course, we think they are awesome, so much so that we let Johnny and Paige share our story as part of a living books curriculum for homeschool science. Here's why we think they rock: They bring a subject to life in a way that no textbook can. They hold our interests … [Read more...]

Are the Sassafras Twins right for you?

Are the Sassafras Science Twins right for your family? Hi-ya! This is Blaine and Tracey Sassafras and we are here today to this very important answer the question.  Here it goes . . . Yes, they are. Well, maybe we should include a little more than that. Are the Sassafras Science Twins Right for your family? The books of the Sassafras Science series inject adventure into your homeschool … [Read more...]