happyhomemaker25 Posted November 12, 2011 Share Posted November 12, 2011 I've been thinking about this a lot lately. We do Science but it sometimes gets put aside for more grammar, literature, and/or math study. My husband and I started talking about our high school and early college experiences and I questioned some of my high school friends. Was science really important in high school as far as your college experience and future career? I went to a public college prep school and had some friends who went to a big private college prep school in the same town. We kind of all agreed that while high school science introduced us to science our college science classes were the real deal. Even my friends who are now in science related career fields say that our advanced math classes in high school were much more essential to college and career than high school science. I ask this because so many people in the home school and public school community have said that many home school science courses for high school are seriously lacking. We love doing science here, but more for fun. My 14 and 11 year old daughters don't do any in depth science and I do focus more on math, grammar, and writing skills with them. Sometimes I worry that they won't be prepared, but then I think if I am teaching them to learn and giving them the skills to think and study they will do fine catching up in college. The first two years are so remedial anyway. The science classes I took my first two years were nothing more than basic science courses as far as I was concerned. Neither of my girls has expressed a strong interest in science anyway beyond enjoying it. Those are just my rambling thoughts. What does the Hive say? Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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