Science with upper elementary kids is the perfect time to start working on independence. Tonia at The Sunny Patch has some great tips for using chemistry lessons to teach kids to work independently. Using a fun chemistry kit and the free printable experiment & definitions pages she provides, you can have a great year teaching your kids to work independently. You’ll show them how to perform and record their experiments and use a science encyclopedia to do scientific research. You can easily provide a wonderful year of science lessons that’s fun for kids and easy for busy homeschooling moms!