K-2 Core Curriculum - Earth and Space: Rocks, Minerals and Soils
In this fun and interactive unit study, your children will explore rocks, soils, minerals and more! With over 20 hands-on activities and experiments, your children will be fascinated from beginning to end. Each chapter includes current and active links to videos, hands-on activities, readings, worksheets, charts, interactive websites, games, experiments, and more to provide a multisensory approach to learning about earth's materials.
This unit study is the second release in our Earth and Space Science Core Curriculum Series for grades K-2. The time needed to complete this unit study will vary for each child, but you should expect to spend approximately 20 hours.
Take a peek inside:
- Earth's surface
- Earth's interior
- Earth's materials in our homes
- Minerals in our food and homes
- Types of rocks and rock formation
- The rock cycle
- The use of rock in construction and building
- The Grand Canyon
- Bryce Canyon National Park
- The importance of soil
- Soil formation
- Using soil in art materials
- Growing plants and food in soil
- and much more!
All 32 activities in this unit study are presented in an easy to follow format with an active and updated web link. Click on the link and the best resources on the World Wide Web appear for your children. But this unit study is not just a collection of web sites to read! It is much more than that! The links bring the world to your children by providing streaming videos, interactive web sites, educational games, audio files, and more.
At Intellego Unit Studies, we believe in the varied learning styles and multiple intelligences of every child. That's why all of our unit studies include reading and writing activities, videos, art, music, comparisons, drawing and painting, discussions, hands-on activities, art projects, full-color high resolution graphics, printable activity pages, and more!