Category: Science

Disneynature: Wings of Life (Blu-ray / DVD) Review

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From Disneynature, the studio that brought you Earth, Oceans, African Cats and Chimpanzee, comes Wings of Life — a stunning adventure full of intrigue, drama and mesmerizing beauty. Narrated by Meryl Streep, this intimate and unprecedented look at butterflies, hummingbirds, bees, bats and flowers is a celebration of life, as a third of the world’s food supply depends on these incredible — and increasingly threatened — creatures.

Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg, Wings of Life utilizes riveting high-speed, time lapse and macro filmmaking to showcase in spectacular detail these unsung heroes of our planet. Continue reading

Melody’s Spring Planting

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Gardening is a wonderful hands-on activity that I recently incorporated into our Bible study.  While planting these flowers we talked about other ways in which we “plant and water seeds” in our everyday life! Sowing, reaping, being patient, putting your best effort forward, carefully taking care and being aware, etc. Gardening is a wonderful activity to do with a child to teach so many different character building skills and Biblical principles.

Mark 4:20 says “But those that were sown on the good soil are the ones who hear the word and accept it and bear fruit, thirtyfold and sixtyfold and a hundredfold.

Our First Worm Farm!

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I think my kids excited faces in the picture to above completely says it all! Science can be extremely fun especially when it comes to raising your own worm farm! An adventure this will be because we plan on keeping one for as long as we can. It’ll be fantastic way for my children to learn all about worms, composting,  the cycle of life and death, and much more along the way. Continue reading