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To Dissect or Not to Dissect

To Dissect or Not to Dissect

My homeschool journals are stuffed with photographs. There are pictures of our three boys building toothpick bridges, inflating hot-air balloons, weaving Navajo-style headbands, making papier-mache Viking helmets, painting birdfeeders, planting beans, firing rockets, making clay models of the Parthenon, raising butterflies. And – a fat lump in the middle of Journal #3 – there’s...
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Caterpillar Secrets

Caterpillar Secrets

“Do you study biology?” The high school students asked my children. She was curious about what homeschooled children studied. “No!” stated my oldest, with all the authority he could muster. “We study caterpillars.” On the drive home he asked, “What is biology anyway?” “Life. The Universe. And everything,” I responded. “Definitely caterpillars.” Like most...
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