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Veterinary Animal Care Unit Study

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  I created this study for my animal-loving 8 year old who wants to be a vet.  It incorporates books, videos, and hands-on pet care. It is designed for her to do independently.  For the books, she will read whatever interests her whether that involves skimming or reading every word. …

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Make Your Own Printing Press

Make a Printing Press

My 7 year old and I are learning more about the history of English in her Fun with English Unit Study.  Hands-on learning is my daughter’s preference so we got a little messy and made our own printing press with things we had around the house. We used: Washable paint …

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Dangerous Animals Unit Study

Dangerous Animals Unit Study

My 7 year old daughter wanted to abandon her current science studies and spend lots of time learning more about dangerous animals.  So we are!  For this study, I’ve compiled a list of easily available resources from Netflix, Youtube, and our local library.   After consulting with my art-loving daughter, …

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Africa Unit Study

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We are embarking on a study of the continent of Africa this year, focusing on Morocco, Ghana, Sudan, Tanzania, and South Africa.  Our study basically consists of books, videos and activities.  As a mission-focused family, missions are woven into the study using Window on the World, The Gospel According to …

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Nutrition and Fitness Unit Study

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My 7th grader and 5th grader will be exploring nutrition this school year.  My first grader will also participate as appropriate.  The goal of this study is to help my children learn how to make and why to make nutritious food choices.  I am skimming over any weight loss issues …

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Designing a Unit Study for History, Geography, or Science

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This post is part of the Virtual Curriculum Fair.  The topic this week is social studies and science.  We have enjoyed exploring social studies and science through unit studies.  Our love for unit studies all began when my oldest child was 5 and very much into dinosaurs.  As we embarked …

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Unit Study on Islam

Unit Study on Islam

Some might wonder why we, as Christians, decide to spend time learning about another religion.  I guess my reasons are quite numerous.  First of all, I believe it is important to expose my children to other viewpoints and ideas about religion.  I want them to face questions and wonder while …

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