Layers of Learning Unit 3-7 is a complete unit study for history, geography, science, and the arts.
- History: The Dutch
- Geography: Netherlands
- Science: Light
- Arts: Baroque Art I
Layers of Learning Unit 3-7 starts off with the history of the Dutch revolt from Spain. Then we learn about the Netherlands and its culture in the geography section. Next, experiment with light. There are explorations on light waves, solar energy, Planck’s constant, the speed of light, infrared light, and more. Finally, learn about artists like Caravaggio, Velazquez, Bernini, and Rembrandt. Become familiar with the great art and artists of the Baroque Period. You will be amazed at how much your kids remember when the learning is up close and hands-on. With Layers of Learning, you explore great books together and then solidify the knowledge with a memorable project.
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