Layers of Learning Unit 1-15 is a complete unit study for history, geography, science, and the arts.
- History: First North Americans
- Geography: North America
- Science: Salts
- Arts: Creative Kids
Layers of Learning Unit 1-15 includes hands-on activities. First, learn about the ancient people of North America including the Adena, Hopewell, Olmec, and Maya cultures. Then tour North America as you learn about the cultures, landmarks, and landscapes of the continent from the Canadian tundra to the Mayan Peninsula. We’ll also learn about time zones and International Date Line in this unit. Next, learn about radioactivity, half-life, the conductivity of salts, solubility, and precipitation from solutions in the science section. Finally, in Creative Kids, make up your own commercial, create a puppet show, be a chef, or craft another creative project all your own.
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