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Wow! I am in awe of all the wonderful posts that were shared in last week’s Finishing Strong link-up. It was so difficult to narrow my choices down to just three to highlight. I am delighted that families homeschooling middle and high school age students…
Wow! I am in awe of all the wonderful posts that were shared in last week’s Finishing Strong link-up. It was so difficult to narrow my choices down to just three to highlight. I am delighted that families homeschooling middle and high school age students are coming together and finding inspiration in one another. That’s …
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Although best known for his work on evolution, Charles Darwin was also a leading figure in establishing soil biology as a separate discipline. In 1837, Darwin presented a paper explaining how earthworms form soil. He would produce four additional papers…
Although best known for his work on evolution, Charles Darwin was also a leading figure in establishing soil biology as a separate discipline. In 1837, Darwin presented a paper explaining how earthworms form soil. He would produce four additional papers on the same topic. “It may be doubted whether there are any other animals which have played so important a part in the history of …
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Welcome to Finishing Strong ~ a weekly link-up dedicated to families homeschooling middle & high school kids. Each Wednesday, moms just like you share their best tips, encouragement, advice, and more for teaching older kids at home. Finishing Strong is…
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Though we are in the middle of winter, we’ve been immersed in a study of maple trees. A few weeks ago, I shared a post relaying the science of sugaring. The United States has 13 native maples, with at least one species native to every state except Hawaii.…
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One of the first curricula I purchased when we began our ‪homeschool journey was Themes To Remember. It is designed to help anyone (particularly children) to recognize 40 classical music themes, to know the name of the composer of each theme, and to be…
It's so fun to share with kids the joys of classical music. Here's a foldable for each of the classical music eras: Baroque, Classical, Romantic, & Modern.
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It is hard to believe that 2015 is nearing an end, this year just seemed to fly by. As I prepare to turn the calendar page I thought it would be fun to share the posts that were reader favorites from this past year. I’ve made some annotations about each…
I thought it would be fun to share posts that were reader favorites from this past year.
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These days, nearly everyone seems to have a device of some sort – be it an iPad, iPhone, Kindle, Laptop, or Android. Many families – including my own – struggle to find balance between device time and other activities. It’s no surprise that kids of all…
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thought of you the other day, trying to set up a 5-7 yr olds orienteering group at a local conservation area :)
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Finishing Strong is back and we are looking forward to a fabulous new year! As always, thank you for supporting the Finishing Strong link-up by coming by every week to see what incredible posts are shared with us. The co-hosts of Finishing Strong…
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I had been using a paper and pencil planner since we first began homeschooling. In fact, I was using a paper and pencil planner before I even considered homeschooling. Planning weekly lessons and unit studies in my spiral planner was what I had grown…
We LOVE Homeschool Planet. Using this online homeschool planner has eliminated the stress and anxiety that comes with lesson planning.
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Each month, I like to share a post celebrating the accomplishments of a scientist whose discoveries and advancements have made a significant difference in our lives. To honor the work of these amazing people, I provide a little peak into their life and…
The Montgolfier brothers were the inventors of the first practical hot air balloon. Though unsuccessful with these initial attempts, they never gave in.
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  • Oregon State University
    Education, 1994 - 1995
  • Oregon State University
    Science / International Studies, 1992 - 1994
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Science educator & homeschool mom passionate about family life, traveling, and staying active.
Introduction
I am a science educator with extensive experience in both formal and informal settings. I presently homeschool my two children and share our homeschool experiences on my website, Eva Varga.  I strive to encourage families to incorporate science into their curriculum and provide free online courses, lessons, and printables. I also teach professional development courses through the Heritage Institute and write a middle level secular science curriculum called Science Logic.  

In addition to my work in education, I am an athlete, competing in Masters swimming events and marathons. I hope to someday complete a Half-Iron triathlon and an ultra-marathon. In my spare time I enjoy reading, traveling, learning new languages, and above all spending time with my family. ♥
Bragging rights
In 2001, I was awarded National Board Certification (Middle Childhood Generalist) and during my six years in the public school classroom, I received more than $20K in grants and awards.
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Science educator, homeschool & travel blogger, curriculum writer, & substitute teacher
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  • South Coast ESD
    Substitute Teacher, 2015 - present
  • Science Logic
    Curriculum Development, 1996 - present
  • Academia Celestia
    Homeschool Educator, 2002 - present
  • North Bend School District
    Elementary Science Specialist / 5th Grade Teacher, 1996 - 2002
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Makita, Marichay
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Hotel Del Coronado
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By Lydia Velarde Hotel del Coronado is a historic beachfront hotel in the city of Coronado, just across the San Diego Bay from San Diego, Ca

Random House Audio
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Producing top-quality fiction and nonfiction audiobooks.

iHomeschool Network
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connecting homeschoolers through social media

Homeschool Chinese: Simplified or Traditional Chinese? | Better Chinese ...
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Along the way, I discovered that some resources used traditional Chinese characters and others used simplified. I didn't know what direction

HowStuffWorks "How does the aurora borealis (the Northern Lights) work?"
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How does the aurora borealis (the Northern Lights) work? What causes it? Why can you only see it in the North? Are the myths about it produc

Rockettes & Rockets 2013
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This past Sunday saw the final performance of the Sun City Senior Rockette's. Betty had tried out for this unique group over three months ag

Barefoot Angie Bee: Blogging for Homeschool
www.barefootangiebee.com

Blogging for Homeschool. Edited to add: As part of home school the boys have their own blogs that they update. This was supposed to be a qui