Our most popular science packets include Earth Science Unit, a Study of Cells, Biology Unit, Chemistry Unit, Digestive System Unit, States of Matter, Simple Machines, Human Body Systems, Skeletal System Unit, Ocean Unit, Physical and Chemical States of Matter, Electricity and Circuits Unit, Layers of the Atmosphere, Magnets & the Magnetosphere, and more. Our science units are mostly under $15.00 and range in length from 20 to well over 150 pages. Almost all of our units include hands-on activities. Be sure to check out the Science Bundles, which offer a savings over individual units. Our Earth Science Bundle, Human Body Bundle, Big Animal Bundle (for early elementary), Biology Bundle of 5 and Chemistry Bundle are especially popular.
Our most popular history packets include our Civics and Government Unit, Age of Exploration Unit, 13 Colonies Packet, Causes of the American Revolution Unit, Slavery & the Civil War Unit, the Oregon Trail. We also have an Ancient Egypt Packet, Greek Gods & Goddesses Packet, Middle Ages: Feudalism Packet, European History Unit (Renaissance/Reformation and more!), the World Facts and Geographical Features Packet and packets on World War I and World War II. These packets are generally under $15.00 as well.
Math Packets: We have a huge K-2 Math Bundle which includes more than 20 pdfs with worksheets, games and activities on addition, subtraction, time, shapes, fractions, calendar terms, and more! (I have fun making those!) It is just $5.50. Definitely one of the best values on the website! And we have a large bundle of multiplication packets. Our multiplication – division bundle (of all 20 pdfs, 300+ pages) has been quite popular. Each packet contains lots of skip counting practice, multiplication problems, and games to learn the multiplication tables from the 2s through the 10s. It too is great value at $7.00!
We have hundreds of free resources available here at our website… from World Religions packets, to grammar practice sheets (our apostrophe sheets and comma rules worksheets are very popular!). Plus, there are dozens of math games and math worksheets too (the skip-counting pages and Minecraft-themed math sheets are pretty popular!). Be sure to check out our homeschool resources post for a list of many of those freebies.
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Spanish Packets: Our Spanish Store is also on a separate page. I’ll be adding new packets to the Spanish Store soon. There are already a number of Spanish freebies there. Plus, you can find out more about the Online Elementary Spanish Program my girls are in with Sra. Morato. A native Spanish speaker who has 20+ years of teaching experience on the high school level. Sra. Morato also offers online Spanish 1, 2 and 3. For those who speak Spanish and are interested in the Spanish packets, I’ll be adding the Spanish Packets fairly soon! Topics include: Family & Greetings; Spanish Basics: Colors/Shapes/Pets/Numbers; My School: classroom/school supplies/subjects/activities; calendar days of the week/month/holidays/season & weather; My house: house/bedroom/living room/chores and more.
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Earth Science & Physical Science
$9.99 Earth Science Unit (175+ pages) Layers of the Earth, Latitude/Longitude, Plate Tectonics, Faults, Earthquakes, Volcanoes, 4 Types of Mountains plus dozens of hands-on activity ideas!- Quick Preview or Visit Post for more details. Right click on the image to enlarge. See BUNDLE options below. View image 1, image 2, image 3, image 4, image 5, image 6, image 7, image 8, image 9, image 10, image 11, image 12, image 13 We did this unit several times over the years — from early elementary up to 9th grade; each time we went into more depth (which is why it’s now such a big unit!). This unit is truly perfect for the homeschool family with multiple ages. This unit is included in the Earth Science Bundle of 10 or Bundle of 5.
6.99 Layers of the Atmosphere Unit (50+ pages) – Quick Preview or Visit Post or view image 1, image 2, image 3, image 4, image 5, image 6, image 7, image 8, image 9, image 10, image 11. We did this unit before we studied the weather, clouds, global & local winds, weather fronts, etc. This unit is included in the Earth Science Bundle of 10 or Bundle of 5.
$4.50 Where I Live Activity Packet – My galaxy, solar system, planet, continent, country, state, town, and home! Note: This packet has versions for students living in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Australia and New Zealand. – Quick Preview or visit post or view image. This unit is included in the Earth Science Bundle of 10.
$5.99 Magnetism Packet: Magnets, Magnetic Fields, the Magnetosphere and Animal Migration Quick Preview or Visit Post or View image1, image 2, image 3, image 4, image 5, image 6, image 7-interactive notebook This unit is included in the Earth Science Bundle of 10 or Bundle of 5.
$34.99 Earth Science BUNDLE of 5 (Earth Science Unit, Layers of the Atmosphere Unit, Magnetism & the Magnetosphere, Weather Unit, Rocks and Minerals Unit) – After we studied the Layers of the Atmosphere and the Magnetosphere, we did a big unit on the weather talking about where weather occurs, weather fronts, global and local winds, jet streams, monsoons, natural disasters etc. Note: I have just added a new 100+page Rocks and Minerals Unit to this bundle.
$54.99 Earth Science & Physical Science BUNDLE of 10 (Save over $10 with this Bundle) 1) Earth Science Unit, 2) Layers of the Atmosphere Unit, 3) Magnetism & the Magnetosphere, 4) Weather & Natural Disasters Unit, 5) Rocks and Minerals Unit 6) Water Cycle Unit, 7) Where I Live Activity Packet – My galaxy, solar system, planet, continent, country, state, town, and home! 8) Environmental Studies: Trash and Recycling Unit; 9) Energy Packet: Kinetic vs. Potential Energy, Types and Sources of Energy, Renewable and Non-renewable Resources, Fossil Fuels, the Carbon Cycle 10) Simple Machines
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$5.99 Weather Unit: Clouds, Winds & Weather Packet AND the Natural Disasters Packet (70+pages) visit post, image 1, image 2, image 3, image 4 Note: this is included in the Earth Science BUNDLE of 5 above! This unit covers where weather occurs, the different types of clouds, weather fronts, global and local winds, jet streams, el Niño or la Niña, monsoons, air masses. There is also material on the various types of natural disasters. This unit is included in the Earth Science Bundle of 10 or Bundle of 5.
Floods, mudslides, tsunami, hurricanes, blizzards, drought, wildfires – This packet does not cover earthquakes, volcanoes, plate movement or the ring of fire because we covered that in great detail in our Earth Science Packet. More details of the Natural Disaster Packet here. image 1, image 2
$7.99 Energy Packet: Kinetic vs. Potential Energy, Types and Sources of Energy, Renewable and Non-renewable Resources, Fossil Fuels, the Carbon Cycle and more! View Post or View image 1, image 2, image 3, image 4, image 5, image 6, image 7, image 8, image 9 This unit is included in the Earth Science Bundle of 10. Geographic Features & Landforms Packet: Geographic Features, Landform Words & Topographic Map Activities (See the World Facts Packet below under the HISTORY Section or this post.)
$6.99 Physical and Chemical Properties of Matter Unit (see bundle option) Matter: Elements, Compounds, Mixtures; Organization of the Periodic Table; Molecular vs. Structural Formulas; Describing Matter: Physical and Chemical Properties; Density Activities – Mass÷Volume; Mixtures: Solutions, Colloids and Suspensions View Image
$5.99 Electricity and Circuits STEM Unit We did this after the Properties of Matter unit because we had touched on conductivity as one of the physical properties of matter. Quick Preview or visit post or view image
$7.99 Chemistry Packet Chemistry Packet: Periodic Table, Atoms & Atomic Structure, Valence Electrons, Bohr Diagrams, Electron Dot Diagrams, Covalent & Ionic Bonds Quick Preview or visit post or view image
$5.99 New! Five Senses Unit: This 100+ page Five Senses Unit has dozens of hands-on activities and detailed, colorful worksheets for learning all about the five senses – sight & the eye, hearing & the ear, taste & the tongue, smell & the nose, touch & the skin. (NOTE: This unit is NOT included in the Human Body BUNDLE below.) Recommended for PreK to Early Elementary. View Post, image 1, image 2, image 3, image 4, image 5
Human Body BUNDLE (packets also sold separately)
These packets are sold individually or you can purchase them in in one of the Human Body BUNDLE Options. Go to the Human Body BUNDLE page for lots more details about each of the units below.
$8.99 Cells Unit (150+ pages) – cell theory, prokaryotic vs. eukaryotic cells, animal vs. plant cells, organelles of the cell, the layers of a leaf, photosynthesis and more. It even includes a “Build a Cell” Game! Quick Preview or visit the post or view image 1, image 2, image 3, image 4, image 5, image 6, image 7 , image 8, image 9, image 10 This unit is included in the Biology Bundle or Human Body Bundle.
$5.75 Endocrine System – New! (60 pages) This covers the major endocrine glands (hypothalamus, pituitary, pineal gland, thyroid, pancreas, ovaries, testes, etc.) and some of the major hormones of the body. Visit the post. image 1, image 2, image 3, image 4, image 5, image 6, image 7
$25.00 Human Body BUNDLE OPTION 1: Human Body Systems , Skeletal System Packet, Digestive System, Circulatory System Unit, Muscular System Unit, Nervous System, Endocrine System, Reproductive System Worksheets (Does not include the Study of Cells Unit.)
$29.99 Human Body BUNDLE OPTION 2: Human Body Systems, A Study of Cells Unit, Skeletal System Packet, Digestive System, Circulatory System Unit, Muscular System Unit, Nervous System, Endocrine System, Reproductive System Worksheets (We often talked about cells as we started our Human Body Units… then went on to talk about human body cells, tissues, organs & systems… and then would move on to a different body system each year. Generally as homeschoolers, we covered just one or two major body systems each year before moving on to another science topic.) See this post for more details about the Human Body BUNDLES. or View Image
$19.99 Big Animal BUNDLE – 1) Animal Unit, 2) World Animals Packet, 3) Rainforest Packet, 4) Life Cycles Packet, 5) Winter Packet plus the 6) Cicada Packet and 7) Chameleons Packet 8) Wolves Packet More details here or view image 1 or image 2.
$5.99 Animal Unit (100+ pages) – This unit covers animal characteristics, Feather, fur or scales?, animal classification (the animal kingdoms, vertebrates and invertebrate groups), insects vs. spiders, animal tracks, animals homes and shelters, nocturnal vs. diurnal animals and more! Quick Preview or More details here or view image 1, image 2, image 3, image 4, image 5, image 6, image 7, image 8, image 9, image 10, image 11 (Available in the Big Animal Bundle)
$4.99 World Animals Unit (60+ pages) Animals of the 7 Continents: Montessori 3-part cards and Activity Pages, best for ages 3-7 or so. Also in the World Animals Unit is the mini-unit on Animals of the African Savanna Quick Preview or view image 1, view image 2, view image 3 (African Animals) (Available in the Big Animal Bundle)
$4.99 Life Cycles Packet (50 pages) Explore the life cycles of the chicken, sea turtle, frog, mosquito, butterfly, dragonfly, bee, ladybug, mouse Quick Preview or visit the post or view image 1, image 2, image 3, image 4, image 5 (Available in the Big Animal Bundle)
$4.99 Winter Unit – Earth’s Axis/Seasons; The Arctic vs. Antarctica; Polar Animals includes a Hibernation Unit (100+ pages) Winter Packet and Hibernation Unit Quick Preview or view the post or view image 1, image 2 Arctic vs Antartica, image 3 polar animals, image 4 seals sea lions penguins, image 5 Hibernation Unit (Available in the Big Animal Bundle)
$2.50 Cicadas Packet This 20-page unit includes cicada worksheets, notebook pages and a lapbook so kids can learn more about this fascinating insect! See more at this post. (Available in the Big Animal Bundle)
$2.50 Chameleons Packet This 15-page mini-unit helps kids learn all about chameleons from where they live and what they eat to how big they are and why the change colors. (Available in the Big Animal Bundle)
$3.50 NEW! Wolves Packet (35+ pages) Learn all about wolves from where they live, why they howl, to how they raise their young. This includes notebook pages with tracing or pages with questions to research/answer, interactive notebook pieces/lapbook and some fun activity pages. View the post, view image 1, image 2, image 3, image 4, image 5, image 6, image 7, image 8
$0.00 FREE Living Nonliving Cards and Worksheets (More info here)
$37.99 Biology BUNDLE of 5: 1) Biology Unit (Biomes, habitats, food chains/webs, feeding relationships) 2) Scientific Classification & Taxonomy Packet 3) Ocean Unit & Layers of the Ocean/Ocean Zone Activities 4) Cells Unit 5) Botany Unit – View image 1. See this page for more details.
$8.99 Cells Unit – (150+ pages) cell theory, prokaryotic vs. eukaryotic cells, animal vs. plant cells, organelles of the cell, the layers of a leaf, photosynthesis and more. It even includes a “Build a Cell” Game! Quick Preview or visit the post or view image 1, image 2, image 3, image 4, image 5, image 6, image 7, image 8, image 9, image 10
NOTE: The Cell Unit is included in the Human Body BUNDLE 2 above or in Biology Bundle of 5, if you are interested!
$8.99 Biology Unit: Biomes, habitats, ecosystem, biological interactions, feeding relationships, the food chain & food web, (170+ pages) Quick Preview or visit the post or View image 1, image 2, image 3- food web activity, image 4-trophic levels activity, image 5, image 6 – energy pyramid activity, image 7, image 8, image 9
$7.99 Scientific Classification and Taxonomy Packet – (100 pages) Taxonomy is the branch of science concerned with classification of organisms into Domain, Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus & Species. This packet includes a fun dichotomous key activity, Linnaeus & the history of classification. Plus, learn the Animalia phyla (Annelids, Platyhelminthes, Nematodes, Cnidaria, Animalia, etc.) and classes. Great lab ideas included included too. Quick Preview or visit the post or view image 1, image 2, image 3, image 4, image 5 – domain kingdom phylum activity, image 6, image 7
$8.99 Ocean Unit: Ocean Unit – Layers of the Ocean/Ocean Zone visit the post or view image 1, image 2, image 3, image 4, image 5, image 6, image 7, image 8, image 9 This in-depth unit covers marine habitats, coral reefs, tide pools, water form words, features of the ocean floor, salinity, tides & the phases of the moon, ocean currents, fish & their special body features, bioluminescence and the ocean zones. There are lots of hands-on activity ideas included too!
$7.99 Botany Packet — Plant Classification, Life Cycle of the Moss, Fern, Conifer, Angiosperms, Parts of a Flower, Parts of a Seed, Seed & Fruit Development, Monocots vs Dicots – plus Carnivorous Plants Mini-Unit Botany Packet – Quick Preview (Growing! Look for Future Updates… we’ll be studying Botany again soon.) View Botany post and view the carnivorous plants mini-unit (included in this packet) or view parts of a flower/parts of seed image, view image 2 – carnivorous plants unit
$21.99 Biology BUNDLE of 3: 1) Biology Unit (Biomes, habitats, food chains/webs, feeding relationships) 2) Scientific Classification & Taxonomy Packet 3) Ocean Unit & Layers of the Ocean/Ocean Zone Activities View image 1
We have MORE on the blog! Most of our free resources are not listed in the store area (there are just too many to list!). 🙂 Sign up for our regular email newsletter for regular updates. In each email, I try to highlight a half-dozen free resources or so as well as our latest packets. 🙂
Homeschool Science Supplies
A reader asked what types of supplies we used in our science units. These materials are listed in our packets (and there are photos and detailed explanations of what we did in the packets themselves), but if you’d like to see the kinds of supplies we used you can visit this Science Supply Page.
Click on the Quick Preview to find out more about each packet. You can also scroll down below for larger images and descriptions of each unit. $6.99 World Facts Packet – (70+ pages) Do your kids know the 4 largest countries? Which countries have the most people? The longest river? the largest cities? the most well-known world landmarks? This packet covers basic world and U.S. facts. We often started out the semester with a review of this material. 🙂 View image 1, image 2, image 3, image 4, image 5, image 6
Geographical Features – Deserts – Landforms – World Landmarks The second part of the World Facts Packet covers the deserts of the world, geography land form terms from lakes, islands and peninsulas to the difference between bays, gulfs and sounds or between deltas & estuaries. It also includes a brief study of topographic maps. Quick Preview for the World Facts Packet Geographic Features image 1, image 2, image 3, image 4
$4.99 Montessori World Map Activities and Where I Live Packet Quick Preview My galaxy, solar system, planet, continent, country, state, town, and home! Note: This packet has versions for students living in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Australia and New Zealand. This is offered in Earth Science Bundle Option 2 above in the science area. Visit Post or View image 1, View image 2, View Image 3
$7.99 U.S. States and Capitals Packet This 100+ page packet helps students learn the U.S. states and capitals. It includes US geography worksheets, a states & capitals booklet, 13 colonies maps and more! Visit Post or View image
$5.99 Civics and Government Packet 3 branches of government, presidential cabinet, how a bill become a law, basic civics questions, federal vs. state government, taxes and more! Quick Preview or View Post or View Image 1, image 2, image 3, image 4, image 5, image 6
$2.50 U.S. Presidents – Quick Study (A small booklet activity that highlights 14 well-known Presidents) (See more details here)
$0.00 Types of Governments & Societies; Current World Leaders Packet (Worksheets on current world leaders, Types of Governments… ie oligarchy, theocracy, dictatorship, monarchy, and democracy plus Types of Societies… ie. communism, socialism, capitalism, fascism.) Visit Post or View Image
$6.99 13 Colonies Unit – a 70-page unit that covers Roanoke, Jamestown, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay, Pennsylvania, Georgia and the others. Plus, it explores the Puritans, Salem Witch Trials & Bacon’s Rebellion. Visit Post
$6.99 Causes of the American Revolution Packet (and American Revolution play) (See more details here)
Vietnam War Packet – Coming Soon!
$2.50 Ancient History Writing Paper Set (28 pages) – Writing paper on Ancient Israel, Egypt, Greece and Rome, as well as the Aztecs, Incas, and Vikings. Note: this set does not include teacher notes; this is a set of ancient history-themed writing stationery. (See this post for more details) Quick Preview
$4.50 Age of Exploration Packet Quick Preview Visit post or View Image $6.99 European History Packet 1500-1750 – Renaissance, Reformation, Age of Absolutism, Scientific Revolution, Enlightenment 90+ pages (See more details here) Quick Preview or view image 1, image 2, image 3, image 4, image 5, image 6, image 7
$0.00 Modern Art Packet – 25+ pages. It covers artists such as Renoir, Monet, Degas, Casssatt, Van Gogh, Seurat and others and gives an overview of Modern Art movements such as impressionism, post-impressionism, fauvism, cubism, pop art and more. Currently Free Quick Preview
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K-2 Math BUNDLE
$5.50 K-2 BUNDLE (over 300 pages of materials, 20 pdfs and growing!) This was formerly called the Addition-Subtraction BUNDLE but it now contains SO much more! 🙂 The K-2 Math BUNDLE includes 20+ pdfs with more than 300 pages of math activities, games, worksheets and more! (Addition-Subtraction Pet Pack, Pirate Pack, Place Value Activities, Addition Packet: Fact Family Games and Worksheets, Winter Math Packet, Geometry Shapes, a Calendar Packet and more!)
$7.00 MULTIPLICATION BUNDLE: Learning the Multiplication Facts As my daughter moved into learning her multiplication facts I looked around for the kind of multiplication practice that would help her. The math book she was using went through the math facts a bit too quickly for her. She needed quite a bit of repetition and wanted bright, colorful worksheets. I wound up making my own sets of practice pages and games. She loved those! This bundle has 20+ pdfs and is more than 300 pages (and growing as I add in new seasonal activities!). See this post for more details.
2s thru 11s Multiplication Facts with Worksheets, Games, Skip Counting Practice and more!
The Multiplication Bundle includes skip counting games and activities as well as individual packet to practice specific multiplication tables (and division practice).
It also includes mixed multiplication and division practice like our Doodle Animals or Ancient Egypt-themed packet.
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The Writing Resource Packet includes dozens of mini-lesson writing ideas. Your elementary and middle school kids will go from creating fascinating characters, to developing plot twists, using descriptive language and more! Find out more at this post.
- 1 Writing Resource Packet – view image 1, image 2, image 3, image 4
- 2 Writing Prompts & Writing Paper – image 5
- 3 Creating a Writing Workshop in Your Homeschool: Mini-Lessons & Book Ideas – image 6, image 7
- 4 Writing for your Older Kids
- 5 History Portfolio Projects – image 8
Phonics & Spelling Words Sorts/Games
$5.99 Consonant Blend BUNDLE Consonant Blend BUNDLE Quick Preview
Note: We use All About Spelling as our main spelling curriculum, but I’ve made activities to practice many of the lessons. There are word sort activities, board games and bingo games in the packets I made below. You can read more about All About Spelling in this post or in this language arts post. Again, you can visit the AAS website here: All About Spelling
Spelling Packets Quick Preview (Glance through all of the spelling games/activities listed below)
$3.00 NEW! ie ei Words – Worksheets, Activities & Games for words spelled ie (such as piece, chief, yield, ancient, science, glacier, goalie) and words spelled with ei (such as receive, beige, foreign, ceiling, receipt and more!)
$18.99 NEW! Spelling BUNDLE – Buy all of the packets listed above (and any that I create in the future). The Spelling Bundle includes: 1. Long A & Long I Packet 2. Long E Packet 3. ou/ow oy/oi au/aw Packet 4. /er/ Sound Packet 5. /k/ Sound Packet 6. /ul/ Sound Packet 7. ie/ei Words Packet Spelling Packets – Quick Preview
$5.99 Consonant Blend Worksheets Games and Activities (Bundle of 3 pdfs). Currently includes Set 1 (L-Blends such as bl, cl, gl, fl and pl, 20 pages) 2 (R-Blends such as br, cr, dr, fr, gr, pr, tr, 30 pages) and (S-Blends such as sc, sk, sl, sm, sn, sp, st, sw). See more details here for L-Blends and here for R-Blends and here for S-Blends or you can check out the Quick Preview here.
$1.50 Fairy Tale Writing Paper – (included in the Writing Resource BUNDLE) pages for Cinderella, The Three Little Pigs, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, Goldilocks, and Frankenstein. My kids really enjoyed re-writing these classic fairy tales and putting their own twist on things! 🙂 Quick Preview
Other Useful Resources:
$0.00 Free Homeschool Planning Guide – For planning our your homeschool year (50 pages) More details
$0.00 Free Science Unit Checklist for Elementary & Middle School – A list of science units our family hopes to cover in elementary and middle school More details
$0.00 Free Homeschool Planner and Discovery Journal (100+ pages) More details
$3.99 $0.00 Homeschool Foundations: Establishing Routines that Work A packet to help you think about the strategies and routines that will make your family life run more smoothly. (This is packet is a work in progress and updates will be sent periodically as new sections get published!)
Free 2020-2021 Printable Calendar: See this post.
Free Beginning Music Curriculum (what we did as my kids learned notes, rhythm, music notation and more)
Free Famous Composers Materials Beethoven, Bach, Mozart, etc.
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Our packets are pdf digital downloads. You’ll receive a download link almost immediately in an email sent to your PayPal email address from SendOwl the service I use. You can always email me if you have questions. ~Liesl
This section includes just a few more details about some of the packets/bundles above.
History and Government Units:
World Facts Packet is 70 pages (including answer pages). For more information visit this post: World Facts Packet This is a unit we often do at the beginning of a semester. We go over some basic facts and information such as the largest countries, the countries with the largest populations, the biggest cities in the world, the longest river, tallest mountains… as well as the names of some of the deserts of the world, famous landmarks and so forth.
Civics and Government Unit: This 45 page unit contains worksheets on the three branches of government as well as a lapbook/notebook project on the executive, legislative and judicial branches. It covers some basic civics questions (with QR reader codes or with matching printable answers), how a bill becomes law, the Cabinet, how state governments are organized, what roles the federal, state and local government have in providing services to US citizens, and what kinds of taxes Americans pay. (Find out more about it at this post: Civics and Government Unit-3 Branches of Government and more)
Here are some larger pictures of the BUNDLE options we have available. The links will take you to the page where you will find LOTS more pictures. The packets in these bundles can also be purchased separately.
Human Body BUNDLEEarth Science BUNDLEBiology BUNDLE of 5:Chemistry BUNDLEBig Animal BUNDLE includes 7 packets. 1) Animal Unit, 2) World Animals Packet, 3) Rainforest Packet, 4) Life Cycles Packet, 5) Winter Packet – plus 6) the Cicadas Packet and 7) the Chameleon Packet.
Earth Science Packet: This 150+ page packet has more than a dozen-hands on activities ideas and worksheets on the following topics: Solar System, Layers of the Earth, Earth’s Axis and Seasons, Latitude and Longitude, Plate Tectonics, Earthquakes and Earthquake Waves, Volcanoes, 4 Types of Mountains and more. See examples of the worksheets at this post here: Earth Science Packet
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Layers of the Atmosphere Packet (50+ pages): See examples of the worksheets at this post here: Layers of the Atmosphere post
The Layers of the Atmosphere Packet is well over 50 pages and has lots of hands-on activity ideas, worksheets, interactive notebook pages and more. Our Layers of the Atmosphere Packet introduces kids to some of the basics about Earth’s atmosphere. It starts with a review of Earth’s systems: the geosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere and atmosphere and spends time learning about the different layers of the atmosphere (the troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere and exosphere). It has sorting cards and interactive notebook projects on objects & phenomena in the atmosphere. Students will learn about the Sun’s harmful rays — what they are (EM radiation) and how we are kept safe. Finally, this packet touches on satellites and the GPS system.
$25.00 Human Body BUNDLE OPTION 1: Human Body Systems , Skeletal System Packet, Digestive System, Circulatory System Unit, Muscular System Unit, Nervous System, Reproductive System Worksheets (Does not include the Study of Cells Unit.)
$29.99 Human Body BUNDLE OPTION 2: Human Body Systems, A Study of Cells Unit, Skeletal System Packet, Digestive System, Circulatory System Unit, Muscular System Unit, Nervous System, Reproductive System Worksheets (We often talked about cells as we started our Human Body Units… then went on to talk about human body cells, tissues, organs & systems… and then would move on to a different body system each year. Generally as homeschoolers, we covered just one or two major body systems each year before moving on to another science topic.) See this post for more details about the Human Body BUNDLES.
Here are more pictures of the individual packets:
Human Body Systems: This packet includes the Human Body Systems matching page, notebook pages, and lapbook pieces. It also now includes these pages on how the human body is organized… from cells to tissues, then organs and finally systems. I go in a lot more detail about this packet here: Organization of the Human Body: Cells, Tissues, Organs, Systems , but here is a screen shot of this packet. It has worksheets on cells, organs, tissues (4 main types) and body systems. Finally it includes a Human Body Chart (which is a separate file because it prints in landscape.)
Skeletal System Packet: This packet includes notebook pages and lapbook pages for learning about the bones of the body, as well as worksheets that cover basic functions of the skeletal system, division of the skeletal system (axial skeleton/appendicular skeleton), joints, the types of bones based on shape, bone disorders, etc. It also includes some of the hands-on activities we did learning joints, the role of cartilage, etc.
Digestive System Packet: Includes student worksheets on the mouth, swallowing, digestive tract, plus lapbook pages, hands on activity ideas and more! This packet has recently been updated to include more detailed notebook pages about the small and large intestines, liver & gall bladder. Plus, there is an entirely new section on Nutrition: Fiber & Vitamins. 70+ pages
Circulatory System Packet: 40+ pages
A Study of Cells: Includes pages on the how cell theory developed, basic parts of cell (cell organelles), function of organelles, animal vs. plant cells, Eukaryotes vs. Prokaryotes, how proteins are made, cells of the human body, activity ideas, lapbook pages and more! (150+ pages)
Simple Machines Packet: Includes matching page, simple machines with a blank (or with dotted print for young learners), charts, sorting pages, activity ideas and more. Over 30 pages.
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