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Science of Our Planet

Length: 6 weeks
Includes: Printable lessons and worksheets
Age/Grade: 2nd – 3rd Grades

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How to Use This Course

Science of Our Planet is a short, supplemental unit designed to help you introduce your younger elementary students to some of the basics of earth science. From natural resources to the atmosphere to ecosystems, students can discover amazing facts about God’s creation. Printable worksheets and hands-on activities are included.

Course Introduction

What are natural resources? What is the difference between “non-renewable” and “man-made”? What is the atmosphere? What are the different types of climate, and how does it impact people, animals, and plants? What are ecosystems? Simple vocabulary for each topic is learned, and plenty of hands-on activities are included to help your students enjoy and remember all that they are learning about the world around them. Each week also includes a suggested book list for learning even more, though these books are not required.

  • Week One: Natural Resources
  • Weeks Two-Four: Atmosphere
  • Week Five: Ecosystems
  • Week Six: Review

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