My lad has asked copious amounts of questions and we've taken plenty of detours into the world of "google" as we searched out answers to his questions.
We learned about different boats and took the time to look them up. Chinese junks, tirenes, and more
We looked up some of the different submersibles in use to study the oceans.
We were amazed at the different sharks in the ocean like this hammerhead.
We did some more learning about water as well. I recently received this book from Raincoast books. It's called Water is Water and is written by Miranda Paul. What a delightful book! It taught my boy that there is more to the water cycle than...
Loved doing this book for a review. :) It's a short book with simple language, about 40 pages long suitable for children 6-9. My son and I took turns reading pages in it, and just thinking about the different forms that water can take. At the of the book we learn that a cat is 80% water, and other pertinent facts about water and the water cycle. Nicely informative in a way that will speak into the lives of children and the precious resource that water is.
Free Lapbook on the water cycle.
Free Water cycle notebook.
Worksheets onthe Ocean.