Monday, December 10, 2012

Science for Christmas

Language, Math and History became our focus this month with our unit studies. Science, I thought, would need to wait until the new year. Thankfully, I came across a link on Science about Christmas Science Ideas. Pre K Mini Piwi will definitely love these ideas, she is all about ice! For Miss K (Grade 2ish) I went looking for more ideas. Several google searches later I decided we still had time to fit in some science by investigating electricity in order to find out how Christmas lights work. When I taught at a science camp several years ago I just went to radio shack and bought all the components for electrical circuit experiments. This time around I decided to 'cheat' and look for a kit.  I was so excited when I found a Magic school bus electricity kit.

Why is this exciting? Miss K loves the books and the episode re-runs so I purchased the Magic school bus DVD set last week. It was at such a great price I couldn't pass up the chance to add it to our curriculum. We received the kit and have started with the Static electricity experiments. So far I have been impressed with the quality of the information and materials included..

Thanks so much to all the great posts added to this post! I have a follow up post with pictures from these links....


  1. The science behind Christmas fun! Christmas lights always boggle my mind. Some are open circuits, some closed, some seem to change their mind half way through =) Hope you guys had fun with your kit!

  2. Some great ideas!! For math you can always explore geometry and shape with crafts and making ornaments. Thank you for sharing at Sharing Saturday!


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