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Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Earth Science Unit 2 - Day & Night (PreK–3rd) Workbox Wednesday Link Up #3


We are using Elemental Science this year for our Earth Science/Astronomy curriculum.  As with most curriculums, I tweak it a bit to make it more to my liking and to adapt what I can to my younger children as well. 

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Count by 2’s with star eraser’s and star cards
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Tweezing silver confetti stars onto black felt
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Sorting day and night cards (black and blue felt)
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Color cards from light to dark (in blue, black, orange and yellow shades)
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Day and night activity

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Night sky with black paper and star stickers

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Day v/s night (black and blue paper) with sun, moon, star and cloud stampers, yellow and white paint.
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Puffy paint clouds (equal parts shave cream and glue)
We will also made attempted to make sun catchers by melting beads in metal cookie cutters – can we say PINTEREST FAIL??
Light Table Activities (separate post, including how we made our new light table) coming soon!
App:
Daniel Tiger’s Day and Night

Worksheet from Enchanted Learning – Draw and Compare Day and Night
Books we read:

Extra:
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Name spelling/recognition with letter stickers
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Because of the holiday, and a few issues we had getting the light table up and running…we are going to do this unit one more week.  Up next is Seasons – Spring.
Chestnut Grove Academy
 
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