Tag: Geography

  • Make A Night Of It!

    Make A Night Of It!

    Take advantage of some especially nice summer evenings with a fun family activity under the stars. Here are some suggestions: · Observe the moon. Find out when the full moon will be and take some time to moon gaze. Bring a telescope along with you if you have one or view it through a cardboard tube. […]

  • A Summer Adventure

    A Summer Adventure

    Use the following questions to create a one of a kind summer adventure that can be used to inspire a story (written or told), comic, video, or some other kind of writing or drawing projects. It can also be used to plan a real life adventure, a tour, or to jog a memory. What would […]

  • Flower Values

    Flower Values

    What you’ll need: The chart provided below, printed out, or paper and pencil, a calculator, a website, book, or another source of spring flower names What to do: Choose 5-10 of your favorite spring flowers (common or scientific names) and figure out the number value for each word. If you need a little help with […]

  • Measurements of Spring

    Measurements of Spring

    If April showers bring forth May flowers, how much precipitation does the spring season receive, and how much does the temperature change? You can find out by doing the following simple experiments: Capture rain and snow during the season, or for a month, and keep track of the day and night temperatures for a month. […]

  • Wildflower Research Project

    Wildflower Research Project

    As the weather warms up, and nature starts to awaken from its slumber, the beauty of the season begins to burst free. Much of that beauty is reoccurring in the form of wildflowers that can be found on the roadside or in private and public gardens. If you enjoy the colors and smells of Spring, […]

  • From Bud To Bloom

    From Bud To Bloom

    For this activity, please choose a tree in your yard or somewhere very close by. Next, choose one or more methods to document your observations: Drawing, writing/journaling, picture or video recording, or an audio recording device. Observation Suggestions What kind of tree is it? Find out its name and the type of tree it is. […]

  • Alaska Fun Page

    Alaska Fun Page

    How many words can you make from the words: THE LAST FRONTIER Note: Add some fun twists and turns to your game with the info in this post. Alaska Word Search Alaska Activities Alaskan Facts What are you most interested in learning about Alaska? Animals of Alaska: What animals live in Alaska and where can […]

  • Shark Fun Page

    Shark Fun Page

    How many words can you make from the words: GOBLIN SHARKS Note: Add some fun twists and turns to your game with the info in this post. A-Z Shark Challenge: Write the letters of the alphabet down one side of a piece of paper, or on a digital device. Begin by filling in the letters […]

  • Windmill Fun Page

    Windmill Fun Page

    How many words can you make from the words: WINDMILL ENERGY Note: Add some fun twists and turns to your game with the info in this post. A-Z Geography Challenge Windmills can be found all over the world. Make an A-Z list of the ones you find most interesting, the country they can be found […]

  • Pecan Fun Page

    Pecan Fun Page

    How many words can you make from the words: Pecan Smoothie Note: Add some fun twists and turns to your game with the info in this post. Pecan Fill-In Puzzle Fit the words into the puzzle. Pecan Trivia Who did Native Americans trade pecans with? What is pecan wood used for? Pecans are considered healthy, […]

  • Bat Fun Page

    Bat Fun Page

    How many words can you make from the words: Echolocation Note: Add some fun twists and turns to your game with the info in this post. Trivia Questions Bat Word Search Bat Trivia Are bats really blind? What do vampire bats eat and how? Where do bats live? Name 3 places. What do bats eat? […]

  • Chestnuts

    Chestnuts

    Information South Mountain Creamery: All About…Chestnuts – What is the difference between a sweet chestnut and a horse chestnut? Read this short article to find out! This site includes a variety of ways to cook chestnuts and offers some links for chestnut recipes. The Spruce Eats: How to Roast Chestnuts at Home – Gives tips […]