Layers of Learning Unit 2-12 is a complete unit study for history, geography, science, and the arts.
- History: Eastern Europe
- Geography: Hungary
- Science: Metals
- Arts: Printmaking
Layers of Learning Unit 2-12 begins with the history of Eastern Europe. It includes a map of eastern Europe in 1400 A.D., explorations on Hungary, Lithuania and Poland, Serbia, and Bulgaria. In geography, study the modern people and culture of Hungary. Then in science, learn about the chemistry of metals including flame tests, conductivity, the reactivity of alkali metals, and how to chemically identify a metal. Finally, in art try several printmaking techniques and learn about Albrecht Dürer, the great printmaker, and his famous rhinoceros. There are lots of activities to get your whole family exploring these topics in one family-style school.
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 with each unit and may be printed as often as needed for your family or class.
Age Range: 6-18
Grade Level: 1-12