Today, Melissa from Reflections from Drywood Creek writes about our History of Science. Although she's using last year's version (it's since been updated), everything she shares is still relevant! She put together a spiral notebook with much of the assignment work for her children. For those of you who like this approach, check out all the photos she shared! Here's a sneak peak, for the entire entry, visit Melissa's blog here! Thank you Melissa!
As you may know, we are using Beautiful Feet History of Science this year (5th & 6th grade). The guide was recently revised, but I have the older edition. We are about twenty lessons in and it's going well. We complete two lessons per week.
The study uses a mix of living books, experiments, and notebooking. There are also discussion questions, vocabulary words, and timeline figures. So far, we've read Archimedes and the Door of Science and Along Came Galileo, both by Jeanne Bendick. I love the living book approach of these books! They are truly a mix of history and science...continued here.