The log in for this is at the top. It's easy to find, and that's great for kids like Mr. B!
Mr. B works through the lessons in order, and spends about 3 or 4 days a week on it. There have been times he's asked to repeat the Challenge Activity. I can't show all that we did, so I picked out my personal favorite which was the Lesson 3 Challenge Activity of filtering water.
It just so happened that I didn't have what was needed to do this, and I wasn't going out at the time. So...we tried to wing it. I knew I had everything here to whip up a quick field filter, but I couldn't remember how to do it exactly. So the materials are a plastic bottle, cotton balls, moss, gravel, sand, charcoal, and some yucky, NASTY water that I gathered up from a mud hole by the road. It is full of red clay gunk, so it's all kinds of gross. I wasn't even sure it would work in this filter lol.
I poured the water slowly because I knew Mr. B would go too quickly and make a mess. And...it did come out a bit more clear. But not enough. I'm sure if we did this through 3 or 4 more filters, it'd be a lot more clear. I'm going to try and find Alum and the other stuff needed to make the one in the Activity, but for now, this was a great way to at least showcase what it was supposed to do!
Does Innovators Tribe Pass My 4 Ingredient Test?
The lessons are in order, and I wouldn't suggest skipping. Actually, I am not even sure if it's possible to skip since we didn't even try. These are self paced, so you can set your own schedule, pause, and take breaks. I was able to tweak the water filter activity, but that's really been the only one we've tweaked out of necessity.
2.) Value: Is it long lasting? Will it cover multiple grade ranges? Are you locked in to one specific grade level? Are there hidden fees?
Our subscription for review is for two years, and good for the whole family. It is good for the intended ages of 6th to 12th grades. I'm not sure I'd attempt it with younger grades. Now, with that said, younger kids could definitely take part in some of the Challenge Activities.
There are NO hidden fees beyond the need for certain materials for the challenge activities that we mostly had on hand.
3.) Attention span: Is it boring? Is it engaging? Is it varied enough for ADHD? Does it last too long?
It's not boring at all! Each video lesson is pretty short, and the duration listed. They are varied in time, but usually no more than about 15 mins. The Challenge Activities take longer, but they are fun and hands on. For example, the water filter is said to take 120 minutes, but it takes a bit to build it, and it takes a bit for the water to go through. I think it's great for ADHD.
4.) Does it tie into other things we already have.
This is great for science, and each portion can tie in differently.
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