Science of Seasons Week 5

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Topics:
Bible: Positive and negative attitudes
Language arts: reading skills
Math: temperature, finding an average, graphs, negative numbers, recording time
Science: seasonal temperatures, broadleaf vs. conifers, tree sap, buds
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. 43-44 Make an Interactive Thermometer (& math riddles)p. 47 Time and Temperature

Make sure you note the temperature in the morning, around noon to 2 p.m. and then in the evening!
p. 48 Graphing Temperatures

You will need to pull out this graph every day for a month. I have not scheduled that activity in.

Repeat several months later and compare graphs.
p. 50 Seasonal Temperatures
Notes:
Day 3: If you have the PDF version of The Science of Seasons Activities book , you may want to keep the Graphing Temperatures graph on the fridge to remind your kids to fill it out daily.
Explore Spring!: 25 Great Ways to Learn About SpringExplore SpringRead: Chapter 3 Trees & Leaves

Activity: Broadleaf or Conifer

Supplies: science journal, pencil, place to observe different types of trees

Extra: Use some real maple syrup on pancakes today!
Printables:
conifer observation sheet

Conifer confusion – Solve the mystery after reading the passage.
ARTICLE: conifers that lose needlesActivity: Pushing Buds

Supplies: vase, water, small branches cut from a willow or fruit tree, science journal
The Wheel on the SchoolThe Wheel on the School Chapter 1

Note: This book is only available used.
Chapter 2Chapter 3Chapter 4Chapter 5
Read each book on the day it’s listed:Less Than Zero Less Than ZeroExtreme Temperatures: Learning about Positive and Negative NumbersExtreme Temperatures: Learning About Positive and Negative NumbersThe Great Graph ContestThe Great Graph Contest
Printables
Negative numbers worksheet – Please use a Chrome browser, if you can’t access it properly, otherwise.Creating a bar graph with BBQ food
Online
Bible lesson: Positive and negative thinkingNumber balls game (Explain that ascending means starting from smallest to largest.)Manga High: Pinata Fever
Notes
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