2-WEEK LITERATURE-BASED UNIT STUDY
DESIGNED FOR AGES 7-12
Are your kids fascinated with thunderstorms and tornadoes? Are they in awe of snowflakes and rainbows? Build on their interest with a 2-week unit study jam-packed with science and hands-on exploration centered on the various phenomena of weather.
- Learn what causes weather and the four seasons.
- Create a plan for dealing with dangerous weather events.
- Experiment with evaporation, condensation, and atmospheric pressure so these concepts really stick!
- Learn how to distinguish sleet from hail and the scientific names of cloud forms.
- Identify the regions where tornadoes are most common.
- And so much more ...
You get a two-week (eight-day) unit study with daily reading assignments, 44 vocabulary words, dozens of discussion questions (and answers), 13 printable activity sheets, dictation passages, multiple hands-on activity suggestions, linked videos, creative writing assignments, art study, and more!
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What Makes a Tornado Twist?
And Other Questions About Weather
This free unit study is a small taste of the BookShark way of learning—reading great books and then talking about them.
It's based on the illustrated children's book What Makes a Tornado Twist? And Other Questions About Weather by Mary Kay Carson. While it is not included as part of the free offer, you can purchase a copy on the BookShark website. (Or check your public library for a copy.)