Library Unit Studies!

All Unit Studies are available in both physical format through L4U, and in digital format through Overdrive.  View all units here: Unit Study Kits

 

Daily and Seasonal Changes Unit Study Gr. KSpring

The Reason for Seasons – Gail Gibbons
Fantastic Gifts of Fall – Dandi Daley Mackall
Super Gifts of Spring – Dandi Daley Mackall
Wonderful Gifts of Winter – Dandi Daley Mackall
Animals in Fall: Preparing for Winter by Rustad, Martha E

This unit includes some lovely Christian books by Dandi Daley Mackall. Your child will enjoy learning about the seasons, weather, and how animals and plants are affected by the changes. Make a Cloud Jar or a wind chime…so many activities to choose from!

Light and sound unit study Gr. 1light

1. Usborne Light, Sound, Electricity by Kirsteen Rogers, Phillip Clarke, Alastair Smith and Corinne Henderson.
2. Scholastic Sound and Light by Pan Canadian Science Place
3. Fun Science with Toys Light & Sound
4. What are Light Waves? By Robin Johnson
5. Energy:Heat,Light,and Fuel by Darlene R. Stille
6. Hands-on kit:  2 Prisms,  2 Convex Lenses, 2 Concave Lenses, Primary colored paddles, Tuning fork

Learn about sources and properties of light and sound using prisms, lenses and a tuning fork!
There are many exciting experiments to choose from as well as activities like making a suncatcher.

Forces Unit Study Gr. 2Forces2

Move it! by Adrienne Mason
Forces Make Things Move by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
Magnetism
Kit Containing various magnets

This hands-on unit includes magnets so the student can learn about force and motion. Create a marble run or try pendulum painting. Make Lego cars to compare force and distance. Such a fun way to learn!

Solids, liquids, and gases unit study Gr. 4matter

1. The Solid Truth about States of Matter by Agnieszka Biskup
2. Junk Drawer Chemistry by Bobby Mercer
3. Chemistry Matters – AIM (PDF booklet)

Chemistry concepts such as phases of matter, changes in phases, and how temperature affects matter are covered in this unit. Your student will enjoy the variety of experiments included. Who doesn’t love making a volcano? Or playing with GAK?

Discovering Canada’s Governments Gr. 5 Unit Studycdn govt

Canada’s Government by Daniel Francis
Canada’s Maple Leaf by Ann-Maureen Owens
Our Country, Our Parliament by Parliament of Canada
Who Runs this Country Anyway? by Joanne Stanbridge

What do you know about the government of Canada? How does it work? How is it different from the government of the United States? How is the Canadian government different from the government of other countries in the world? Who is the head of the Canadian government? Do you know which political party they belong to? How is the Prime Minister elected? These and more questions will be explored from a Christian viewpoint.

Solar system unit study Gr. 6space6

Our Universe by Debbie and Richard Lawrence
Our Universe Teacher Supplement
Amazing Solar System Projects by Delano Lopez
Space Encyclopedia by David Aguilar
All the Stars in the Sky by CJ Taylor

Explore our solar system! Planets, moons, asteroids, comets and more! There are many fascinating videos to watch and excellent projects to choose from. The Aurora Borealis chalk pastels picture is a favourite!

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