Living Science: Preparation for Life

By | September 15th, 2017|Christian Home School Program, College Tips|

Guest post by: Kelly Tims,  Living Science Graduate The D’s always say that Living Science is a “Preparation for Life Program”. For many high school students, life after school includes entering into a college program. As an alumnus of Living Science, this was my path. I graduated in 2016 and moved on to be a [...]

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Teacher Profile – Carla Lowery

By | August 30th, 2017|Teacher Profile|

Physical Science (9th grade) and Chemistry (11th grade) “I love Proverbs 25:2, ‘It is the glory of God to conceal a matter; to search out a matter is the glory of kings.’ As children of the Most High, this is exactly what we do when we delve into the chemical realm of creation. My heart [...]

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Celebrating 50 Years of Marriage with Mr. and Mrs. D

By | August 24th, 2017|Living Science News|

This past Saturday, the annual Living Science family barbecue was, as usual, a time of food, fellowship, worship, games, and opportunities to serve. As usual, Mrs. Farr and her amazing team of volunteers made the Living Science campus beautiful. As usual, Mr. Kevin Davis’ barbecue was scrumptious. As usual, students brought their clues for a [...]

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New Zealand Reflections 1

By | July 24th, 2017|Mrs. D's Favorite Places, Teacher Updates|

"Generations come and generations go, but the earth remains forever." Ecclesiastes 1:4 We have waited seven years to return to this beautiful country. Seven years ago this past March, Mr. D's amazing Mom left us for her eternal home. We were at her bedside holding her hand. We can only imagine the reception in Heaven [...]

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Eclipse 2017

By | July 12th, 2017|STEM Labs and Activities|

As you probably know by now, we are postponing the first day of LS classes (8/21) to allow our families to travel to see the total eclipse if they so desire. Monday high school classes will meet in their regular time slots and classrooms on Friday, August 18. We think a total solar eclipse is [...]

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By | June 13th, 2017|Mrs. D's Musings|

Lichens are amazing. They are found in so many places, but because they look familiar, we seldom stop to think about their complexity. Lichens are slow growing, symbiotic organisms made up of a fungus and an alga. Because of symbiosis, lichens, or at least their components, belong to two kingdoms: Fungi and Protista. Some lichens [...]

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Lesson from Olives

By | May 3rd, 2017|Mrs. D's Favorite Places, Mrs. D's Musings|

Lesson from Olives I love the beach, and last week I spent an hour walking on my favorite beach, talking to God as I went! Amongst other things I was asking for Him to renew my love and passion for Him, especially as we push to the end of the school year! As I walked, [...]

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Mini Lab: Drops on a Penny

By | April 25th, 2017|STEM Labs and Activities|

Elementary students, here’s a mini-lab you can try at home to practice using the scientific method. Science is all about asking questions and finding answers. So just to help you begin to think, try to answer the question above. For starters, take a guess: “How many drops of water do you think will fit on [...]

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Motivate your Children: Point Them Toward Courage, not Caution

By | April 4th, 2017|Childhood Education|

"Our offspring should be motivated by our momentum, not halted by our hang-ups."  —Tim Elmore “My son wants to buy a motorcycle, but it’s so dangerous.” “My daughter really wants to spend her summer as a missionary in Ghana, but I’m afraid of what might happen to her.” I have this conversation with parents way [...]

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