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Art: northern lights project
Bible: The Bible is our compass
Geography: Australia, labeling a map
Science: northern lights, earth’s poles, making a compass, tree bark, the age of a tree, states of matter
|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. 51 Geography, Maps and Globes||p. 52 Northern Lights||p. 53 Northern Lights Art Project|
Supplies: card stock (thick paper), watercolors & paintbrush, black construction paper, sponge or napkin or paper towel, water, scissors, glue
|Explore Spring||Activity: Be a Bark Detective|
Supplies: 3 trees, pencil, science journal, tree identification guide (optional)
|Activity: How Old Is That Tree?|
Supplies: tree, measuring tape, pencil, science journal
|The Wheel on the School||Chapter 6||Chapter 7||Chapter 8||Chapter 9|
|Read each book on the day it’s listed:||Option 1: Australia||Option 2: The Mystery on the Great Barrier Reef: Sydney, Australia|
|Other suggestions for this week:|
Flat Stanley’s Worldwide Adventures #8: The Australian Boomerang Bonanza
Florence Young: Mission Accomplished (Christian Heroes: Then & Now) This is a long book. We used this series as read-alouds. It would take 2-4 weeks to read it aloud.
Australia (Country Guides, with Benjamin Blog and his Inquisitive Dog)
|States of matter |
You may want to review or teach the states of matter, so children understand what a “cloud of gas” is in the northern lights lesson in The Science of Seasons Activities.
|Australian map with animals|
|Make your own compass||Bible lesson: The Bible is our compass|
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