Highly motivational, top-notch penmanship practice pages on interesting topics that have kids clamoring for more. NO PREP, immediately downloadable. Fun Art & Nature Units in a magazine format with informative kid-size articles, fun activities, and much more!

pdf, 34.48 MB
pdf, 34.48 MB

Take a trip south to the frozen land of Antarctica with this fascinating Art & Nature-Science Unit, which contains over 90 pages full of colorful pictures and information. Discover a whole continent you probably know very little about: Antarctica.

Here’s what you can do with this nature unit, either for your pleasure or for your homeschool art and science program:

  • See photos of Antarctica’s incredible scenery
  • Learn about its history from the whaling industry to today’s scientific research stations and booming tourist business
  • Enjoy and discuss paintings of Antarctic sunsets
  • Learn about the world’s lowest recorded temperature, temperatures at the South Pole, and ice 15,000 feet thick
  • Learn what continents and nations are closest to the South Pole
  • Look at photos taken at the South Pole, including the official sign post, and scientists at play
  • Learn about ozone depletion and how it affects the South Pole
  • Follow links to videos for a tour of Antarctica and to experience nature there
  • Discover the creatures that live in Antarctica, including penguins, seals, and whales
  • Get to know about and recognize the 5 main Antarctic penguins, with photos, facts, coloring pages and videos
  • See where different penguin species live on a habitat map of Antarctica
  • Search for the world’s 17 different types of penguins in a fun wordsearch
  • Find a form to fill out to help kids write their own penguin “U-reports”
  • Match real snowflake photos - beware, they are deceptively alike, yet not identical
  • Color some gorgeous snowflake designs - and glitter them to make snowflake ornaments
  • Penguin mazes, bookmark, and a word puzzles activity page
  • Learn about whales that literally sing and dance in the wild, in their watery home - and see videos of whales singing
  • Discover the world’s largest and second largest animals - whales that feed in Antarctica
  • Learn about Orca communication and social lives
  • Read the story of 2 special Orca encounters by the author, with photos and video
  • Follow our family on assignment to photograph Arctic and Antarctic wildlife at Sea World in San Diego
  • Learn about an Antarctic porpoise and an Antarctic dolphin, and color them
  • Discover the world of the albatross, with the largest wingspan of any bird, and color it in breathtaking scenery
  • Find the names of 29 different Antarctic birds
  • Discover 6 different Antarctic seals through photos, stories, and facts, then color them and solve seal mazes
  • Antarctic mammal word search with names of Antarctic seals and whales, plus words to unscramble
  • Use our penguin and seal cutouts for your notebook or reports - or use them as cookie cutters!

So get ready to be inspired! Download this book and get started on your Art & Nature-Science Unit on Antarctic Wildlife today!

Originally published as issue #10 of the popular Artistic Nature Magazine, now out of print. The editor wrote for The Teaching Home *magazine for 8 years.

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