Layers of Learning Unit 1-1 is a complete unit study for history, geography, science, and the arts.
- History: Mesopotamia
- Geography: Maps & Globes
- Science: Planets
- Arts: Cave Painting
Unit 1-1 contains hands-on activities including crafts, games, experiments, writing projects, and more. In this unit, you can build your own ziggurat, make a balloon globe, and experiment with the regressive orbit of Mars. After that take a tour of the largest collection of cave art in the world. Unit 1-1 all of this, plus a printable historical map, and tons of ideas to keep your kids learning with hands-on fun. Your whole family will be studying ancient Mesopotamia, the globe, our solar system, and cave art together. This is family style homeschooling at its best.
In each unit, you’ll find a recommended library list, important background information about each topic, and lots of activities to choose from for kids of all ages. Sidebars include 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.
Age Range: 6-18
Grade Level: 1-12