- Trail Guide to World Geography
- Signs and Seasons (astronomy)
- Cycles: An Introduction to Astronomy and Time
- Solar System: A Visual Exploration of the Planets, Moons, and Other Heavenly Bodies that Orbit Our Sun by Marcus Chown
- Nightwatch: A Practical Guide to Viewing the Universe by Terrence Dickinson
- lots of videos, museum, outings
- Tuttle Twins
- various atlases and encyclopedias
- Home Science Tools for science supplies and the microscope
- Economic Geography Stamps - Montessori AMI-style
Thursday, April 30, 2020
Legoboy's Schooling - What did he actually use?
The first Great Lesson story we tell in elementary is The Creation of the Universe or God with No Hands. This story tells of the creation of the universe and the formation of the earth, with the ultimate goal to demonstrate the laws of nature and the utter obedience of all particles to these laws.
Just about every child studies volcanoes so of course we did too! No particular resources used - videos, trips to our local museum, books.
He did fall in love with all things POMPEII! And as luck would have it, our local museum center had a special exhibit, so we picked up a few resources there: videos, books, cards.
The Story of God with No Hands opens up the Geography album. Within geography, we have studies on the universe, nature of elements, sun and earth, work of water, work of air, human geography, and economic geography. In addition to the Montessori experience, Legoboy utilized the following the most heavily: