All of the Layers of Learning units include a section of history, one of geography, another of science, and one arts section. In Unit 1-12 you'll find:
Geography: Rivers and Lakes
Science: Atoms and Molecules
The Arts: Color and Value
Color a map of the ancient Arabian trade routes carrying frankincense, gold, myrrh, and slaves through Nabatea and Petra. Map the rivers of the world and explore all the landforms around a river. Finish off rivers with a fishin’ review game. Make an atomic mobile model and marshmallow molecules. And learn the difference between tints ans shades and how color value can be used to create mood in art.
In each unit you’ll find a recommended library list, important background information about each topic, lots of activities to choose from for kids of all ages, and sidebars with a bunch more ideas including Additional Layers, Fabulous Facts, On The Web, Writer’s Workshop, Famous Folks, and Teaching Tips. Printable maps and worksheets are included at the end of each unit and may be printed as often as needed for your family or class.
This unit can be used as a unit study, an idea book to supplement any curriculum, or as part of the Layers of Learning Program covering history, science, geography and art in a four year rotation.
If you wish to print a physical copy of this PDF unit we highly recommend that you take a digital copy to a copy shop to have it double sided printed professionally; the units are completely formatted and ready for perfect printing results. The unit can either be bound in a comb binding or three hole punched and placed in a binder.
Find out more about Layers of Learning units at www.layers-of-learning.com.