Layers of Learning Unit 1-12 is a complete unit study for history, geography, science, and the arts.
- History: Arabia
- Geography: Rivers & Lakes
- Science: Atoms
- Arts: Color & Value
Layers of Learning Unit 1-12 contains hands-on activities including crafts, games, experiments, writing projects, and more. You will start by learning about the history of the Arabian Peninsula. This includes a historical map, spice trade routes, the domestication of the camel, and the city of Petra. Then in geography, you’ll learn about river and lake environments, where the major rivers and lakes of the world are located, and what animals and plants live in these areas. Next, the science section is all about atoms, how they are structured, and how they make up everything in the universe. We include more advanced topics like isotopes and molecules as well. Finally, the arts section is about the basic elements of color and value. You’ll learn about the color wheel and mixing colors, the difference between tints and shades, how value is used by artists to show distance, and how color schemes can set a mood. Your whole family will be learning together with this hands-on homeschooling style.
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