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Let's Experiment! Grades 2-5 Science through Children's Literature with Aunt Sam

Join Aunt Sam for a 10-week exploration of the wonders of science through award-winning Children's Literature.
Aunt Sam Homeschooler Storyteller BA
284 total reviews for this teacher
2 reviews for this class
Completed by 15 learners
year old learners
US Grade Level
learners per class


Charged upfront
$15 per class
Meets 1x per week
Over 10 weeks
55 minutes per class

Available times

Table of available sections


Class Experience

Students will gain a basic understanding in 
Life Science - Insects, Plant Life, Ocean Life and Nutrition
Earth Science - Earth Crust and Ocean Floor
Physical Science -  Sound and Chemical Change
Also, students will improve and practice listening, attention and focus skills
Retell some story facts and events.
Answer basic comprehension questions
I have taught this class with my own children in our homeschool.  The books are delightful and insightful, the projects are fun and fascinating! With my crazy facial expressions, the books come alive. With the activities, we learn together. Welcome to the class!
Simple weekly assignments will be provided in the classroom. Parental/older sibling help may be necessary with some activities.
A more specific Supply List will be provided in the classroom the week before the lesson is taught. With all the classes, if there is difficulty obtaining the item, substitutes can we used and will be suggested in the classroom. Depending on the class, experiments may be changed or saved to be done later. Also, parental supervision may be needed with some of the experiments. THANKS Here is a tentative list of supplies needed: Magnifying glass, markers, crayons, scissors, pencils, worksheets (found in classroom) Rocks Vinegar Baking Soda Food Die raw mussel (available in Seafood stores) salt sugar clear glass/jar pipe cleaners string pencil clothespin potting soil seed (bean, radish, something fast growing) paper/plastic cups Favorite Food/recipe unflavored gelatin sandwich bags small mirror (2x3) flashlight tissue paper stick yeast balloon small water/pop bottle plastic or glass
Discuss and share what is learned with family
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
All books are available from the Local Library or online, if pre-reading is desirable, but not necessary.


Aunt Sam Homeschooler Storyteller BA
Lives in the United States
Mission: Happy, Whole, Enthusiastic Learners!
284 total reviews
243 completed classes

About Me

Children and Homeschooling are my passions! As a Homeschool Mom of 9 children, I am dedicated to adapting curriculum and activities to each class and each child's needs. I have a B.A. Degree in Theater, so I add a dramatic flair to each class.  As... 
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