Let’s hit the water this week with a unit study packed with animal and plant science! (Plus a lot of art, math, phonics work, and more!)
Category Archives: rivers + lakes + ponds
Waterfall kinetic energy experiment
Have you ever wondered how a waterfall forms? When you have a river running over rocks with different rates of erosion, eventually you create a new watercourse: a waterfall! This page shares more about how a waterfall forms, but here are the main points to share with your child: A waterfall forms when a riverContinue reading “Waterfall kinetic energy experiment”
Level 2: Rivers, Lakes + Ponds Unit
As we get closer to spring, there is so much to discover about in small bodies of water! This week, we’ll explore rivers, lakes, and ponds and the many animals and organisms that live in them.
Rivers, Lakes + Ponds Unit: Frog life cycle
The frog life cycle is one of the most incredible mtamorphoses of the anuimal kingdom. If your child has never seen it before, watch this beautiful video that shows you each stage of the metamorphosis. Next, solidify the lesson with this simple thumbprint craft. What you need: What to do: Start by having your childContinue reading “Rivers, Lakes + Ponds Unit: Frog life cycle”
Rivers, Lakes + Ponds Unit: Play Dough River Model
This fun, hands-on activity will let your child explore rivers layer by layer while sparking their creativity through imaginative play. Plus, it’s super simple to create and modify again and again!
Rivers, Lakes + Ponds Unit: Food Web Activity
One of the most imporant parts of a balanced ecosystem is the native food chain. This simple activity wil demonstrate to your child the role of producers, primary consumers, secondary consumers, and tertiary consumers.