Vertebrates – Invertebrate different Homeschool Zoocademy

The girls went to their very first zoo class at Jacksonville zoo.  The Homeschool Zoocademy for students ages 5-18, covering a range of topics in Biology, Zoology, Environmental Science and Conservation. They had a ton of fun and her is a list of some of the things they learned today: The kids started by learning the difference in vertebrates and invertebrates. They learned about water and pollution and  how it affects animals. The kids visited in the butterfly garden (which was all the girls Continue reading

Homeschool class – Jacksonville Zoo

Homeschool class at Jacksonville Zoo Yesterday we went to a homeschool meeting at the Jacksonville zoo. They are offering a class for homeschooled kids to come learn about plants and animals once a month. It’s a 3 hour course that starts at 9am and goes until 12pm. The start options are Tuesday (start sept 4), Wednesday(Sept 5) or Thursday (Sept 6). Classes are the first week of each month. The kids are separated by age Continue reading

Watch elephant swim

Have your ever watched an elephant swim? If you have never watched an elephant swim, you should try it sometime. It is the most awesome thing in the whole world, especially when it comes 20 feet from where your standing and threatens to spray you with water. We got to experience this for mothers day and it was great. Next we went to my favorite place, the butterfly garden. There were so many butterfly it Continue reading