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Beaver Day 2: Beaver Homes

Beaver Day 2: Beaver Homes

Beaver Homes Today we learned about where Beavers live and how they make their homes.  We learned with literature, crafts, writing, and math. Read: A Beka Book Enjoying God’s World pg. 52-54 Watch: Wild Kratts Build it Beaver Discuss: They live in lakes, ponds, and rivers. They are great swimmers and very helpful animals for us. They build dams that make the soil around the dam good for growing plant. Beavers use their teeth to...

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Beaver Day 1: Beaver Bodies

Beaver Day 1: Beaver Bodies

Beaver Bodies Today we are learning about a beaver’s body and all the special abilities they have to help them survive where they do.  We had fun today with an experiment, craft, snack, and writing. Read: A Beka Book Enjoying God’s World pg. 47-51 Watch: Beavers Discuss: God created the beaver to have a very special body. Beavers have strong and sharp teeth for cutting down trees and eating. Beavers also have specially made...

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Beaver Unit Study

Beaver Unit Study

In this short unit study we learned about beavers.  J loves animals and Beavers was coming up in his science book so we decided to make a unit of it. I did this unit with my 2nd graders but could be adapted to use for Kindergarten through 3rd grade. Beaver Unit Study Day 1: Beaver Bodies Day 2: Beaver Homes Beaver Book List Beaver at Long Pond William T. George & Lindsay Barrett George Beavers by Deborah Hodge A Beka Book Enjoying...

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Nutrition Day 7: Vitamins & Minerals

Nutrition Day 7: Vitamins & Minerals

Vitamins & Mineral This is our last day of our Nutrition unit study.  We studied vitamins and minerals and how they are good for our bodies. Read: Vitamins and Minerals by Angela Royston A Beka Grade 2 Enjoying God’s World Science Lesson 4-5 Good and Nutrition For Every Kid by Janice VanCleave Chapters 5-6 Discuss: Minerals help us build strong bones and teeth. Some good mineral foods are milk, fish, eggs, and lettuce....

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Nutrition Day 6: Protein Foods

Nutrition Day 6: Protein Foods

Protein Foods Today we learned what protein foods are and that they are good for our muscles. Read: A Beka Grade 2 Enjoying God’s World Science Lesson 3 Good and Nutrition For Every Kid by Janice VanCleave Chapter 4 Discuss: Protein foods are body builders and help give up strong muscles. Some good protein foods are meat, fish, milk, eggs, nuts, beans and cheese. We need to eat protein foods everyday because our bodies can’t...

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Nutrition Day 5: Energy Foods

Nutrition Day 5: Energy Foods

Energy Foods Today we are learning about energy foods.  We did some science experiments today which J loved. Read: Striking a Healthy Balance by Kristin Petrie A Beka Grade 2 Enjoying God’s World Science Lesson 2   Good and Nutrition For Every Kid by Janice VanCleave Chapters 2-3 that was chapter 2’s experiment and here is chapter 3’s experiment. Discuss: Our bodies are always using energy. When we breathe,...

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Nutrition Unit Study

Nutrition Unit Study

In this unit study we learned about nutrition, healthy meals, and the food pyramid.  We had fun with some experiments, crafts, and literature.  I did this unit with my 2nd grader and would recommend it for kindergarten through 3rd grade. Nutrition Unit Study Day 1: Food Groups Day 2: Milk & Water Day 3: Healthy Meals Day 4: Table Manners Day 5: Energy Foods Day 6: Protein Foods Day 7: Vitamins & Minerals Nutrition Book List Lesson...

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