Watch this cute video about unlikely animal friends. There are some animals in this video that you will be surprised can be friends. Anyone can be friends if they try to be nice to one another!
Animals have families too. Here are some pictures of animal families. Count how many animals are in each picture.
-Break from Science-
Have you ever heard of dog shows? They are a competition where people show off their dogs and compare them to other dogs. The dogs are trained to be very obedient and follow directions. They are judged on how they look and how they act. There are shows like this for all kinds of pets including guinea pigs! Watch this video about a show guinea pig. Summarize the video.
Make a face that looks like you! Describe what you look like out loud.
Watch this video about the building of a straw bale house.
-Field Trip Day 1-
-Field Trip Day 2-
Today we are talking about weather.
Listen to the weather song.
Explore what different weather does with this game.
What’s the weather like outside right now?
Listen to the temperature song.
In this weather simulator put the humidity bar up to the top, and slowly adjust the temperature up and down. What happens when the temperature is high? What happens when the temperature is low?
Listen to this song with different temperature words. What were some that you hadn’t heard before?
Watch this fox video. Describe what the fox is doing.
This is a picture of a kit. A kit is a baby fox.
Play the Migration Adventure Game.
Today you will be learning about forests. Here is a picture of a forest.
Watch this video about forests. Summarize what you learned about forests and the animals that live there.
Play this animal forest game.
Watch this video about Pygmy Goats that people keep as pets. Describe what the goats eat, where do they live, what do they like to do?
Watch this video about baby penguins. What colors are penguins? Where do they live?
Watch this ice skating video and do the experiments at the bottom of the page.
Here is a picture with different types of horses. Which is your favorite?
Here is a video about horses.
This animal is a hamster. Hamster starts with an H.
Play this hamster puzzle game.
Count the lions. Which is the mommy, and which is the daddy?
Today we will be talking about ice, and animals that live on the ice. A very icy place in the world is called the Arctic.
This is a picture of the Arctic.
Here are some animals that live in the Arctic.
Here is another picture of Arctic animals with their names. Count the animals in the picture. Choose three animals to draw and copy their names under your picture.
Play the Artic Animal memory game.
Explore the Arctic in this game.
Watch this video about the difference between the desert and the Arctic.
For two days we will be learning about weather. Have you been watching the weather since we last talked about it? Do you remember what the weather is like most days where you live? Look outside; what is the weather like today? Look for “What is the weather like?” in your Yellow Book. Draw the weather, and write the kind of letter it is under your drawing. Do this for Day 1. You will draw the weather for Day 2 tomorrow. Here is a picture with different types of weather, and weather words.
Watch this video about weather.
Go to your local weather channel website and see what the forecast is for tomorrow. A forecast is the best guess that weather people have, using science, to guess what the weather will be like in the future. Sometimes they are right about the weather, sometimes they are wrong. Check to see what they think the weather will be tomorrow- and tomorrow you will see if they are right!
Was the weather man right about what the weather is like where you live today? Draw the kind of weather it is outside today in your Yellow Book under Day 2. Here is a picture with different types of weather, and weather words. Play the Weather Transformer game.
Guess the seasons in this video.
Look at this food pyramid. This is the food pyramid of what rabbits eat in the wild, and what rabbits eat when they are pets. Do you see what is different?
Here is a picture of different kinds of manatees like in the Cosmo story. What kind of manatee looked the most like the manatee in the story?
Here are different types of bird’s eggs. Which do you like the best? Which two eggs do you think are the most different? After looking at this picture, what kind of bird laid the eggs in the bird nest picture?
Here is a video of someone who left some special material for hummingbirds to build a nest. Look at how the hummingbird nest looks different that the other nests we have seen. What is different about it?
This is a video of a different kind of nest. It is a robin nest. Watch the baby robins hatch, and grow. They start out pink, and then they get their feathers. When they are big enough they fly away from the nest.
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