Layers of Learning Unit 2-4 is a complete unit study for history, geography, science, and the arts.
- History: Vikings
- Geography: Norway
- Science: Special Effects
- Arts: Viking Art
Layers of Learning Unit 2-4 starts with the history of the Vikings, their longhouses, ships, and colonies. Then in geography, you’ll learn about the culture and landscape of Norway and its people. Next, in science, we cover the special effects of the weather. Explore phenomena like rainbows, noctilucent clouds, the northern lights, and electric charges. Finally, in art, you can study Viking arts such as dishes, metalworking, wood carving, image stones, and Norse myths. This is family-style learning at its best. There are all kinds of activities and hands-on projects for all ages of kids, from 1st grade all the way through high 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