Afraid you can’t fit science into your homeschool? Audiobooks are the secret solution!

Audiobooks - we love them! And thankfully, we are not alone!! Audiobooks are a great way to enjoy a book without having to actually sit down and read said book. But did you know that a good science-related audiobook can fill in for you when you voice has gone kaput? Or when you just can't fit in enough hours in the day to do the important things like laundry? Today, on the day of the … [Read more...]

To the Adventurers: Why I don’t recommend the new Sassafras Science Geology novel

An open letter to the Sassafras Science Adventurers who are considering buying a copy of the new Sassafras Science Geology novel. Dear Adventurers, Adventurers, I am not sure I should use that term as I don't want you to go on a Sassafras Science journey in the first place. But friends seemed wrong and if you have gotten this far, I must admit that you are adventurers. Most of you know me … [Read more...]

Basic Geology: The Sassafras Twins share with you the three types of rock

Blaine didn't know what the three types of rock were before our geology leg. This is what his geology test would have looked like before our summer-long, zip-lining journey began: But thanks to some amazing new tech from our Uncle and his prairie dog lab assistant, we now know the three types of rocks. And pretty soon you'll get to join us on that leg!! But before that happens, Blaine … [Read more...]