This week, we did a bit more with electricity. I used a few fun games I found online a long time ago that are really handy for any school situation. They’re interactive demonstrations that show how magnetic charges can transfer from one object to another. You can find them here at the PHeT website hosted… Continue reading Magnetism- some more
This is the first of two posts about what we’ve done this week. I decided to let the girls have some control over what we’re studying. I let them build a list of interests and we picked one from the list. Morgan and Cara were all about Halloween, so that’s what we chose. I loaded… Continue reading Halloween
Week 2: Magnetism
Week 2, we began our unit on Electricity and Magnetism this week. We started with a topic we’d already started during our cartography unit: magnets. We discussed them while discussing a compass and how it finds direction. We further explored this scientific concept with a KWQL chart (what we already Know, what we Want to… Continue reading Week 2: Magnetism
Cartography and World Building
Hello and welcome to the first weekly update of the Franklin Academy blog! This week, we’ve been talking about cartography, the art of creating maps, and using a map we create as a world building techinique. This week, we’ve been hanging out at my husband’s RV in North Carolina, so we’ve explored the campground using… Continue reading Cartography and World Building
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