Unschooling history, science and culture at Grand Rapids Public Museum

Most of the time when you think of a public museum, you think of outdated exhibits in a low-funded and dirty space.  This was far from the case when we visited The Grand Rapids Public Museum in Michigan.  It has three stories of amazing exhibits on history, science, and culture. As you enter the museum, the first thing you see is a huge skeleton of a whale that you can’t take your eyes off (which I Continue reading

Homolvi State Park and Hopi People

hopi indians

Why did the Hopi leave Homolovi? Why did we find so many fragments of pots? Why is this land still sacred to Hopi? These are the questions the girls thought of as we headed out to Homolvi State Park to see the only two site that are still open to the public, Homolovi I and Homolovi II. We stayed at the Homolovi State Park in Winslow, Arizona.  The park was beautiful and the site were huge.  We Continue reading

Montezuma Castle National Monument left us asking a few questions

Montezuma Castle National Monument

Our day at the Montezuma Castle National Monument left us asking a few questions. Who wouldn’t like to live up in the sky, at least away from predators, flood waters, and where it is cool in summer and warm in the winter?  That it was the girls learned while doing their Jr. Ranger badge at Montezuma Castle and Montezuma. The girls learned science, about the animals that live in the area, environment, and ecosystem, history, Continue reading