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Astronomy Unit Study: Unit Ten – Saturn

Saturn: Reading I read the lesson about Saturn to the girls from their Apologia text book: Saturn: Writing The girls wrote some notes about Saturn after each read aloud: They also filled in a venn diagram comparing Jupiter and Saturn, as well as a small cross word: Making a Saturn Model The girls coloured in…

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Astronomy Unit Study: Unit Nine: Jupiter

Jupiter: Reading We did most of our reading from the chapter on Jupiter from the Apologia text book. However, I also found a very interesting slide show on exploring Jupiter, which the girls LOVED. And whilst not strictly reading, NASA has produced a few quick videos, such as 'Why with Nye - Mission to Jupiter'.…

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Astronomy Unit Study: Unit Eight – Space Rocks

Space Rocks: Reading We did most of our reading from the Apologia text book, the chapter on Space Rocks. This was a topic which fascinated my girls, particularly Abigail, who had great fun presenting her own hypothesis on the exploding planet! Space Rocks: Writing The girls wrote notes in their notebooking journal: Filled in a…

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Astronomy Unit Study: Unit Seven – Planet Mars

Another astronomy chapter finished. At this speed we should be finished by the year 2099. If we are really diligent. Never the less, the girls are still enjoying learning about the planets, and this lesson about our nearest planetary neighbour was particularly interesting Planet Mars: Reading Over a few morning meetings I read out the…

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Astronomy Unit Study: Unit Four – Planet Venus

Welcome to unit four of our astronomy studies!  Lately, we have been learning all about Planet Venus. As before, we have been using Apologia’s Exploring Creation with Astronomy. Also, I have access to Everyday Astronomy from School House Teachers, as well as lots of bits and pieces I used with my older ones that I…

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Astronomy: Unit One – The Solar System

For our study into the solar system, we used the Apologia Text Book and accompanying Notebook.  I also have access to Everyday Astronomy from School House Teachers, as well as lots of bits and pieces I used with my older ones that I have collected over the years. Goals for Studying the Solar System Learn…

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Looking Back – Astronomy Presentation

I'm doing a series called looking back, documenting learning the children and I did together prior to me blogging.  To be honest it's more for my sake than anyone else's.  Blogging is like having a scrap-book, but takes about a quarter of the time to stay up to date. My latest offering is astronomy.  I'm not blogging…

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