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Art: Making a Papier-mâché globe
Bible: The parable of the sower
Geography: continents & oceans
Math: angles, using a protractor
Science: soil temperature, germination, photosynthesis (basic), hydroponics, tilt of the earth
|Day 1||Day 2||Day 3||Day 4||Day 5|
|The Science of Seasons||Have your kids see if they can find the pages that match this week’s activities as they do them.|
|The Science of Seasons Learn-and-Play Activities||p. 30 The Science of Seasons|
p. 31 Cut out the pieces and store for tomorrow
|p. 33 Protractor activity||p. 34-37 Papier-mâché globe project|
Supplies: flour, scissors, round balloon, newspaper or thin paper, blue tempera paint, water, glue, paintbrush, scissors, continent cutouts
|Let globe continue drying.||Let globe continue drying.|
Review the Greek & Latin root cards.
|Explore Spring||Read: Chapter 2 Green, Green, Green|
Activity: Soil Warm up
Supplies: 2 soil thermometers
Activity: The Great Sprout Race
Supplies: 2 pieces black construction paper, water, 2 clear plastic cups or glass jars, a few seeds like peas, pumpkin, or beans, science journal
|Printable: seed growth (paste in order)|
Design your own seed packet
Video: time-lapse mung beans sprouting
Video: time-lapse corn
|Activity: These Seeds are All Wet!|
Supplies: 2 pieces black construction paper, 2 clear plastic cups or glass jars, water, a few seeds like peas, pumpkin or beans, 1 cup potting soil, science journal
2nd option: Hydroponics experiment
Supplies: 2 liter soda bottle, strip of fabric, growing media (rock, marbles, sand, Legos, shredded paper, etc.), scissors, fertilizer, plant
|Notes: Day 2: Exploring Spring – The soil warm up test can be adapted for any time of the year. Just pick a sunny spot of the yard vs. a shady spot and compare soil temperatures. The activity says to use soil thermometers, but you can probably use a digital thermometer.|
|Miracles on Maple Hill||Chapter 6||Chapter 7||Chapter 8||Chapter 9||Chapter 10|
|Read each book on the day it’s listed:||What’s Your Angle, Pythagoras?||Great Migrations Whales|
Seaworld Whales Guide grades 4-8
|The Greedy Triangle||Explore Earth’s Five Oceans|
|Types of angles||Angle steering puzzle|
Whale lapbook – Choose items you’d like to do this week. You don’t need to do all of it.
Continents and Oceans (color and label)
Younger students: Label the continents
|Spider web angles|
Weaving a web angles
Other angle worksheets: https://www.education.com/worksheets/angles/
Just put in your child’s grade on the left-hand side to get worksheets at his level.
|Continents and Oceans worksheet|
|Alien angles game||The Parable of the Sower||BBC – Ocean Voyager|
|If a video isn’t working, please leave a comment below, and we’ll find a replacement!|