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The curriculum unit is introduced by way of the seashore using Eric Carle’s A House for Hermit Crab which is especially meaningful for children who live near the coast. This is also done in a hands-on manner.
Prior to the main part of the curriculum, the continents, the continents’ formation and the geography of the Earth are explained—again in a hands-on manner.
The following weather conditions and environmental influences are covered:
Also included are a sequence, a glossary, adult and children’s bibliographies, a pacing chart and additional resources.
- 1. Winds 6. Monsoons
- 2. Hurricanes 7. Heat and Temperature
- 3. Ocean Currents 8. Volcanoes
- 4. Tidewater Basins 9. Erosion
- 5. El Niño 10. Global Pollution
I HEAR, AND I FORGET . . . I SEE, AND I REMEMBER . . .(Recommended for Science, grades K-6)
I DO, AND I UNDERSTAND. Chinese Proverb