Science of Seasons Week 3

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Topics:
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 1Day 2Day 3Day 4Day 5
Books
The Science of SeasonsThe Science of SeasonsHave your kids see if they can find the pages that match this week’s activities as they do them.
The Science of Seasons Activity BookThe Science of Seasons Learn-and-Play Activitiesp. 30 The Science of Seasons

p. 31 Cut out the pieces and store for tomorrow
p. 33 Protractor activityp. 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!: 25 Great Ways to Learn About SpringExplore SpringRead: 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 HillMiracles on Maple HillChapter 6Chapter 7Chapter 8Chapter 9Chapter 10
Read each book on the day it’s listed:What's Your Angle, Pythagoras?What’s Your Angle, Pythagoras?National Geographic Readers: Great Migrations WhalesGreat Migrations Whales

Seaworld Whales Guide grades 4-8

K-3 guide
The Greedy TriangleThe Greedy TriangleExplore Earth's Five OceansExplore Earth’s Five Oceans
Printables
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.

Whale vocabulary 
Laser Angles

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: Read and answer the questions
Online
Alien angles gameThe Parable of the Sower

BBC – Ocean Voyager
Notes
Videos
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