Read 5 - 10 non-fiction books on selected topics.
Watch 5 - 10 documentaries on selected topics.
Design one or two creative projects, each with a 10-15 minute presentation.
Write 7 - 10 reports on topics related to subject.
Visit 2 - 3 exhibitions on related topics.
Subscribe to a monthly magazine related to the topic and read entire magazine each month.
Field work will be counted as lab work.
Some choices that other families might like would be: read two-thirds of a selected textbook, read the majority of content of 5-10 websites on the chosen topic, Design 2-3 triptych displays on related topics, create maps or timelines of course content, write three analytical papers on the topic, write one research paper of 2500 words or more, with a bibliography, and give a speech on a topic related to the subject studied. I wish for the life of me I could remember where I got this information so I could give proper credit. I have been sitting on this list for a couple of year and now I feel we are ready to take the plunge. Grace seems excited about studying birds. If all goes well the following year will find her in the same set up studying Zoology. Then we may move on to Biology and Chemistry but if she isn't interested we may change it up and do Astronomy and Herbal Medicine. The sky is the limit.
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