Monthly Archives: May 2014

Youth in Government invades Tallahassee

Tallahassee is the capital of our state of Florida. It’s a beautiful and busy city, with a rich history and complex culture. For four days in February 2014, from Wednesday the 19th to Saturday the 22nd, it was also invaded …

Suwannee River State Park

Suwannee River sunrise_Photo by Eric Daugherty, courtesy FloridaStateParks.org
Story by E. Adam Porter
 
Come to Suwannee River State Park to explore history and enjoy 1,800 acres of prime wilderness in, on and around one of Florida’s most famous waterways. During my hike down …

Real MIT College Courses – FOR FREE!!!

Image courtesy MIT
MIT Open Courseware – Presented by Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 
“The idea is simple: to publish all of our course materials online and make them widely available to everyone.”
— Dick K.P. Yue, Professor, MIT School of Engineering
 
Unlocking Knowledge
MIT Open …

Get Math resources – easy and free!

HomeschoolMath.net is a comprehensive math resource site for homeschooling students, parents and teachers. Get FREE math worksheets, lessons, online math games lists, ebooks, a curriculum guide, reviews, and access to a series of easy to follow math instructional videos. The …

Free Educational Science DVDs and Magazines

Cute lemur Image courtesy of David Haring, Duke University Lemur Center
Free science DVDs and print educational tools from the Howard Hughes Institute. Leading scientists including several Nobel Laureates have developed an interesting and comprehensive collection of various scientific concepts, applications and …

Hamaker: I wanted better schooling, a better education

Former schoolteacher says homeschool is the “better” option
When most people think of homeschool families, certain preconceptions tend to creep in. Anti-social and fashion-challenged. Huge families whose whole world exists inside four walls. In this occasional series for The Brandon Beacon, …

Make your own Alka Seltzer ROCKET!

For more than seven decades the Civil Air Patrol has served as the USAF Cadet Auxiliary. But what do they do at meetings when lighting forces them inside…

Squadron organizers reported that this is only the first step in a series …

Bringing Home Dobby

By Jordyn Meck
 
Who doesn’t love puppies?  They’re cute little faces and playful personalities!  Recently, I was lucky enough to get a Chihuahua named “Dobby.”  He’s everything I could ever dream of, but before I got him, I sure did not …

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