We are a creative homeschooling family of 3. I have homeschooled my 2 boys from the start and we do lots of unit studies and get out into our beautiful part of the world as often as we can.
As the boys are getting older and we are getting busier I find I am posting less about our journey but will continue to update occasionally.

Thursday, March 18, 2010


We have been learning about continental plates and plate tectonics today.
The boys have been fascinated with the theory's of plate tectonics.
Pangaea to Gondwanaland and Laurasia.
We have cut out the continents and made our own little puzzles to piece the continents together and move them around.

There are some great clips showing plate tectonics on you tube
and an interactive animation at Origins: Antarctica:
One other resource we are finding really help full is a free text book online Earth Science
and another lovely book arrived in the post today-
DK Smithsonian Institute Earth- by James F. Luhr

We are slowly getting back into the rhythm of our homeschooling days, it is amazing how disruptive 2 weeks holidays can be. When Mr11 was younger and we followed the 'school' year timetable and had a long 6 week break in summer he would have forgotten so much and we had to do a lot of catching up, it must be so much harder with a whole class full of kids.

No comments: