For years we, like many homeschoolers, have enjoyed David Macaulay’s book The Way Things Work. Recently we discovered that portions of this book have been animated! The movies give you both the science and the big woolly mammoths of the book.
Originally produced for the BBC, this set of 26 videos, each 13 minutes long, is aimed at grades 3-6. Even though the series won a Gold World Award for Children’s Programming at the New York Festival in 2004, few homeschoolers know about it because it was sold primarily to schools and libraries. However, it is a very worthwhile series for homeschoolers as well.
In these movies, quirky characters, a visiting inventor, and large numbers of mammoths learn about science on Mammoth Island….
Read more at the Curriculum Choice.
This post is linked to Trivium Tuesdays.
This is the kind of resource I would recommend for your child’s science and math reading.