To better fit into our school day, nature study this year will be on Fridays at 11:15 a.m. Homeschool families who join us for nature study are welcome to stay afterwards for our weekly all-school picnic lunch. This year, nature study will be closely tied to our science curriculum, Zoology 2, focusing on experiments and observations … Continue reading New Nature Study Format This School Year
Due to Thanksgiving, today school is out and so is nature walk. Last Friday, however, and thanks to all those who brought their daddies and power drills, we completed a rather big project for young children: Building wood bird feeders. You can see some of the activity in the pictures below. Those of you who … Continue reading See What We’ve Been Doing On Nature Walks This Fall
This past Saturday Redeemer Classical ran a children's activities booth at the Barr Street Market in Fort Wayne. The market has grown by leaps and bounds in just the past few years. Even though it was an extremely hot and muggy day, the atmosphere was festival-like and the streets were full of people. We wanted … Continue reading Pictures: Redeemer Classical At The Fort Wayne Farmer’s Market
This coming school year, Redeemer classical students will study birds and insects in science class and matching nature walks for Zoology 1. We're planning an even better nature walking year after having a blast last year with dozens of new friends. We're planning to include an introduction to birding, talks from local scientists who study … Continue reading What’s Coming Up For 2018-19 Nature Walks? Studying The Birds And Bees
For the last two weeks, our nature walkers have spent time with worms. On the first week, the kids went worm hunting, digging away with great merriment. Here they are beforehand, listening to Mr. Pullmann explain the project and tell about how worms live. Here the kids have dug up their worms and are inspecting … Continue reading Pictures: A Double-Header Nature Walk Worm Week!
Every week the school takes a nature walk, usually Friday at 1 p.m., that is also open to anyone interested (more info). Each time we study something specific, such as insects or particular aspects of plants. This time it was leaf classification. Students keep nature notebooks and draw what they are learning and observe. Most … Continue reading Pictures From Our Recent Nature Walk At Fox Island Park