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Today I’m sharing about the fun Penguin and Antarctica unit study we just completed. We’ve been studying world geography, and this was the perfect time to get to Antarctica. It was even -18 degrees here last week!
See below for books we read, movies we watched, a lapbook we completed, and a craft we made.
The Emperor’s Egg by Martin Jenkins
Penguin by Claire Robinson
Children’s Atlas of God’s World by Craig Froman (pages on Antarctica)
Penguins and Antarctica: Magic Tree House Research Guide by Nancy Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce
Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Atwater
Weddell Seal: Fat and Happy by Joyce L. Markovics
Antarctica by Rebecca Hirsch
Other books we didn’t have time to read:
Penguin Puzzle by Judith Bauer Stamper
Black Whiteness: Admiral Byrd Alone in the Antarctic by Robert Burleigh
Crocodiles, Camels, and Dugout Canoes: Eight Adventurous Episodes by Bo Zaunders (chapter about Ernest Shackleton)
Toilet paper rolls, construction paper, glue, and scissors!
Have fun with your Penguin and Antarctica Unit Study! Let me know in the comments what other resources you used.
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