Layers of Learning Unit 1-2

  History: Ancient Egypt Geography: Map Keys Science: Stars The Arts: Ancient Egyptian Art Description Want to make your own mummy out of a hot dog?  Want to go on an orienteering treasure hunt?  How about making a pop-can peep hole constellation viewer?  Or you can create your own Book of the Dead?  Unit 1-2 includes all of this, plus a printable historical map, and tons of ideas to keep your kids learning with hands-on fun. 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.

Layers of Learning Unit 1-1

We think you’re going to love Unit 1-1 so we’re giving it away for free . . . scroll down.   History: Earliest Civilizations in the Fertile Crescent Geography: Maps and Globes Science: Planets The Arts: Cave Paintings Description Want to build a ziggurat?  Make your own balloon globe?  Experiment with Mars’ regressive orbit?  How about take an amazing virtual tour of one of the largest collections of cave art in the world?  Unit 1-1 includes all of this, plus a printable historical map, and tons of ideas to keep your kids learning with hands-on fun.  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 … click to read more