- History: The Dutch
- Geography: Netherlands
- Science: Light & Optics
- The Arts: Baroque Art I
Learn about the Dutch Golden Age with a windmill craft. Make authentic Dutch fast food called kroketen. Design your own experiment to prove that light travels in a straight line. Calculate the speed of light using your microwave. Tour the Baroque painting A Family Concert with Karen. And try creating your own vegetable still life. Unit 3-7 includes all of this, plus library lists, printables, and links to take you to the web. 50 pgs, full color. This is a PDF.
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. These units are made for whole families to learn together and are appropriate for 1st-12th grades.