- History: Byzantines
- Geography: Turkey
- Science: Climate & Seasons
- The Arts: Byzantine Art
Learn about the Justinian Law code by crafting origami. Play “Treasure of the Cross” with a printable game board to learn about the wars of Heraclius and Khosrau. Find out about Turkey’s national sport, camel wrestling, and make a printable camel craft. Try some “four seasons” crafts or do an experiment showing how el Nino and la Nina work. And finally try gold leafing and make Byzantine style mosaics from beans. This unit includes printable maps, activities, crafts, games and more. This is a PDF.
In each Layers of Learning homeschool curriculum 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.