CLASSICALLY, FAITHFULLY HOMESCHOOLING 4 BOYS

CuriosityStream ~ Educational Videos Review

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Have you heard of CuriosityStream!? If you haven’t, then you need to try it out. I just recently found it and we fell in love with it! Streaming, educational videos that all of my boys like, in one place………..that is hard to find.

CuriosityStream is the world’s first ad-free, on-demand video streaming service.

They have quality programs that educate, inspire and entertain. CuriosityStream has over 1,000 titles of high-quality documentaries and series created by the most accomplished producers from around the world. You can watch them on any device, whenever and wherever you want! The videos and content are entertaining for the entire family to watch together. 

These are the topics of videos, then within these topics are many, many different categories (listed below)

Lectures

Documentaries

Interviews

Performances

Curiosity Stream Review by Sprouting Tadpoles

Curiosity Stream has educational videos on several topics for streaming, such as Science, Technology, Human Spirit, and Civilization. Within these categories are over 1,000 individual videos! Some examples of the videos available are:

Science Category

Science and the Cosmos

Extraterrestrials

Science vs. God?

The Nano Revolution

Prehistoric Astronomers

Robotics

Marine Archaeology

Quantum Physics

Ebola

Curiosity Stream Review by Sprouting Tadpoles

Technology Category

Consciousness

The End of Memory

The Age of Big Data

Digital Memory Gatekeepers

Innovation

Social Networking

Human Spirit

Why Do We Dream?

Science of the Mind

The Science of Sleep

Philosophy

Understanding Memory

Happiness

Brain Health

Hooked on Food

The Cholesterol Question

Civilization

Ancient Worlds

Vikings

Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire

William the Conqueror

Winston Churchill: A Giant in the Century

American History

China’s Capitalist Revolution

Around the World in 80 Treasures

Ships that Changed the World

As you can see, there are some really interesting topics to choose from and these just touch the surface of what they have available! We have watched many of the video’s in the history and science section and my kids have really enjoyed them. The videos are high quality, well put together, easily understood. Some of the history documentaries have a man in them that speaks in a thick accent, maybe Scottish or Irish?? not sure, but sometimes it’s hard for us to understand him. It probably won’t be that way for everyone, but we live in the south so……….need I say more?? :).

Curiosity Stream Review by Sprouting Tadpoles

We use a lot of streaming video in our house so adding CuriosityStream to our list was easy. It is also a good learning resource for our Classical Conversations memory work. I try to expand our history, science and geography memory work learning through reading and videos and CuriosityStream has provided a great resource of videos and a break from reading. I place the laptop in the center of the table while they eat breakfast or lunch and turn on a video! Perfect entertainment.

These videos have also provided extra learning resources for my older boys with their history study of the Middle Ages and American History. It definitely helps to bring alive the topics they read so much about. The videos are captivating, entertaining and interesting and helps to give then a mental picture of the scenes in their books. I also just found out that CuriosityStream is available on the Roku now,  which means that if you have one of these devices, you can stream them on your big screen TV!!

Curiosity Stream Review by Sprouting Tadpoles

So, to learn more and see all the great videos available, visit CuriosityStream and also see them on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google+.

CuriosityStream offers a 30-Day Free Trial

 then after that they have 2 options – a Basic Plan which is $2.99 per month and is standard view and the Standard Plan which is $5.99 per month and is HD view (I know, kinda confusing). AND as part of my review I get to offer my readers a 15% off discount for 2 months AFTER your trial period ends. To sign up and get started with some educational, fun streaming videos just follow these steps:

  1. Visit CuriosityStream and click on “start your free month” button to sign up.
  2. On the next page select your preferred plan (Basic 2.99 or Standard 5.99), input your email information and create a username and password.
  3. Once that is complete you will be prompted to input your payment information and will have the option to fill in a promo code box. Use the code “homeschool” and the 15% discount will be automatically applied.
  4. This promo code expires on 11/1/2015.

CuriosityStream will be a great addition to your homeschool and if you enjoy educational videos like we do, I encourage you to visit them today and try out the 30-Day Free Trial!Name

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