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1. Stonehenge - Who, What, When, Where, Why and How
Stonehenge - Who, What, When, Where, Why and How
I love history, and I love creating unit studies. So I combine these two loves to create unit studies about history. This unit study is about Stonehenge a historic place that brings up a lot of questions. I have attempted to answer the questions, according to research as well as put in some inte...
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:41:15
2. Cowboys of the Old West Unit Study
Cowboys of the Old West Unit Study
Education with a Bang allows boys to learn the basics with some fun and interesting topics. Cowboys of the Old West combines Geography, History, Art, English, Math and more in a fun unit study that teaches about the Old West and the cowboys that lived there! This is a preview of the unit study ...
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:33:28
3. Forts Across Canada - Fur Trade Posts
Forts Across Canada - Fur Trade Posts
Here is a fun and interesting way to learn about the Geography and History of Canada. Along with the two other modules you could cross Canada through three distinct time periods! Fur Trade posts began European settlement in the New World. It was a hard life in a cold country!
Education - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 11:44:45
4. Herbology Unit Study
Herbology Unit Study
In this unit study you can learn about how plants can be used for healing. With history, math, science, art and more you can discover all about medicinal herbs. Geared to about age 11-13. Downloadable, ready when you are.
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:40:37
5. Bridges and Stability
Bridges and Stability
Bridges make great examples of structure and stability in our world. Lessons in strength, design and failure can all be learned while studying bridges - take a look for yourself. As a homeschooler I have created various different unit studies to help my children to learn and have fun. Now, I hop...
Education - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 11:50:29
6. Science Inspired by Superheroes
Science Inspired by Superheroes
As a homeschooler of two boys I had to find topics of interest that would keep them excited about learning. What I created was Education with a BANG! Unit studies that involve topics of interest to most boys and that combine English, Math, Science, Art, Geography, History within its pages. Scien...
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:34:15
7. Cryptozoology
Cryptozoology
There have been monstrous creatures in every culture since prehistoric times. Folktales and legends about bizarre creatures and epic battles between good (hero) and evil (monster) are found all over the world. Do these legends and myths form the basis for the strange creatures people report seei...
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:34:23
8. Vikings - Soldiers Through Time Unit Study 2
Vikings - Soldiers Through Time Unit Study 2
Module 2 of the Soldiers Through Time unit study encompasses the time of the Vikings. Learn the fact and the fiction about these warriors as well as lessons in english, math, science, history, geography and art. An interesting topic with some fun thrown in makes a great lesson!
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:33:28
9. Samurai - Soldiers Through Time Unit Study 4
Samurai - Soldiers Through Time Unit Study 4
The Samurai Warrior is the topic of module four of the Soldiers Through Time unit study. This module begins following a samurai in his youth and follows him through his training to his oath (bushido). Activities join the information to add some fun to the learning as well as to encourage lessons ...
Education - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 11:50:24
10. A Day in the Life of a Pioneer
A Day in the Life of a Pioneer
Imagine waking up in a life of outhouses and horse-drawn buggies, candle light and water from a pump. Imagine living without electricity or running water, without cars or trains or airplanes. This life you have imagined is simple in technology but harsh in reality. It is the life of a pioneer.
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:34:23
11. Forts Across Canada - War of 1812
Forts Across Canada - War of 1812
This is the second module in the unit study. It is a fun and interesting way to learn about the history and geography of Canada while studying the forts used in the War of 1812. Information and activities are combined to make the learning fun!
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:35:02
12. Yo Ho Ho - A Treasure Chest of Fun
Yo Ho Ho - A Treasure Chest of Fun
HERE is a Treasure Trove of Pirate activities. This pirate unit study covers a wide-range of subjects as it teaches about pirates both fictional and real. Language, art, math, geography and more are explored along with the world of pirates. geared to age 9-11
Education - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 11:42:07
13. WWI - Soldiers Through Time Unit Study 6
WWI - Soldiers Through Time Unit Study 6
In the 6th module of our Soldiers Through Time unit study students enter into battles of World War I. Find out who was involved, what was the end result, when it occurred, where the fighting took place and why it happened to start with. An interesting topic with some fun tossed in and activities ...
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:33:29
14. Jumbo the elephant
Jumbo the elephant
A skeleton in New York's Museum of Natural History is all that remains of Jumbo, the biggest elephant in the world. Jumbo's story is as big as he was as you will find out. With fun and learning together Jumbo's story will come to life.
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:35:01
15. Silk - Fashion History Through Textiles Unit Study 2
Silk - Fashion History Through Textiles Unit Study 2
In Module 2 of the Fashion History Through Textiles unit study students can find out about silk. Learn about Ancient China, silk worms and what clothing is made from silk! A combination of information and activities adds fun and interest to this topic which is a brief summary of Silk. The unit st...
Education - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 03:24:21
16. Wool - Fashion History Through Textiles Unit Study 1
Wool - Fashion History Through Textiles Unit Study 1
This is the first module in the Fashion History Through Textiles unit study. Here you can learn about wool - from sheep to cloth follow the process of shearing, dying, spinning and weaving. With activities to accompany the lessons this unit study adds some fun to learning while combining the basi...
Education - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 03:21:51
17. Brief History of Crimes and Punishments
Brief History of Crimes and Punishments
Every historical period has people who commit crimes (break the law) and are punished for it. However, different eras had a variety of methods and devices they used to torture, embarrass and even kill criminals. In this unit study I cover a brief history of crimes and their punishments. The infor...
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:40:33
18. Learning with the Tortoise and the Hare
Learning with the Tortoise and the Hare
When we were doing a homeschool olympics I was in charge of the preschoolers! I wrote the poem about the tortoise and the hare and told it with puppets in a bit of a circle time pep talk before they began the event. We talked about the importance of sportsmanship, doing your best and just keep go...
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:35:01
19. Christmas Advent(ure)
Christmas Advent(ure)
One year my mother bought my kids an advent string of stockings. These little stockings were numbered from 1 to 24 and held a little treat. It was a way to show the kids how many more days until Christmas. Unfortunately, a treat a day (usually she put in candy) just made the excitement too much. ...
Holidays & Celebrations - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 03:20:42
20. The Geography of the Underground Railroad
The Geography of the Underground Railroad
The story of the Underground Railroad is one that many have heard. The American Civil War, which began in 1861, ultimately became a war to determine the outcome of slavery in the United States. It was a war between the southern slave states and the free northern states. It was a time when slaves ...
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:32:28
21. Knights - Soldiers Through Time Unit Study 3
Knights - Soldiers Through Time Unit Study 3
In module three of The Soldiers Through Time unit study students enter the world of Medieval Knights. From castles to catapults, heraldry to horses this module covers information about Knights of old. Fun activities are added to the lessons to keep kids interested in what they are learning about ...
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:40:32
22. The Colorado Kid
The Colorado Kid
This is what the headline of an old newspaper read in the premiere of the television show Haven. I started watching the show and am still enjoying it in its now second season. Then I happened upon the book The Colorado Kid by Stephen King. According to the show opening, Haven is based on this nov...
Books, Poetry & Writing - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:35:02
23. Journey to Knighthood
Journey to Knighthood
Follow Bryan on his journey from Page to Knight in this story. Find some resources and lesson ideas to accompany the story and learn all about knights, castes and more! We have followed the Knight's path with trips to a Medieval Faire, an armory, a castle and even having our own Medieval camp!
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:34:23
24. Colonial - Soldiers Through Time Unit Study 5
Colonial - Soldiers Through Time Unit Study 5
In module five of the Soldiers Through Time unit study students are taken to the time of American colonial soldiers. These were the soldiers of the Civil War and the American Revolution. Find out why these wars were fought, what the soldiers wore and how they communicated. Activities inspired by ...
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:40:37
25. WWII - Soldiers Through Time Unit Study 7
WWII - Soldiers Through Time Unit Study 7
In module 7 of the Soldiers Through Time unit study, the last module, students join the soldiers of World War II. With some history, geography, english, math and art thrown in, this module provides a great supplementary lesson. Interesting information and fun activities make the learning process ...
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:41:15
26. Home is Where the Heart Is
Home is Where the Heart Is
I enjoy combining my writing with my love of history and so even my fictional stories have historical accuracy. This story is about a Native American girl whose family must move from the only home she has known. It combines historical details about Native American life with the upset feelings of ...
Education - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 03:14:08
27. Flax/Linen - Fashion History Through Textiles Unit Study 4
Flax/Linen - Fashion History Through Textiles Unit Study 4
The fourth and last module in the the Fashion History Through Textiles unit study is about flax, which produces linen. This fabric is for more than just for tablecloths as you will learn in this brief study. Follow the process of plant to product while also doing activities in english, math, art,...
Education - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 11:43:01
28. Four-Legged Soldiers
Four-Legged Soldiers
Since man lived amongst man there have been wars. And in these wars there were always animals who played important roles. This lens is a preview of the unit study that looks at some of these animals that were in war. In a mix of fun and learning this unit study can inspire further learning.
Education - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 07:25:34
29. Romans - Soldiers Through Time Unit Study 1
Romans - Soldiers Through Time Unit Study 1
Module 1 of the Soldiers Through Time unit study covers the soldiers of the Roman Empire. Through history, geography, math, english art and more you can learn about the Romans, the legionaries and the gladiators. With information and activities this module combines fun and learning on a subject t...
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:34:15
30. Cotton - Fashion History Through Textiles Unit Study 3
Cotton - Fashion History Through Textiles Unit Study 3
In module 3 of the Fashion History Through Textiles unit study you can study the cotton plant. Find out how it grows, how it is harvested and how it is made into cloth. Delve into the history of plantations, slaves and the cotton gin. With information and activities to combine fun and education t...
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:33:30
31. Wartime Woman
Wartime Woman
Remembrance Day/Veteran's Day is a great time to learn about Soldiers from the past and from today. This lens honours the soldiers from my family, my country and around the world who all deserve recognition not only on this day but every day. It is a story that many can relate too, that some had ...
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:34:22
32. The Red Baron of WWI
The Red Baron of WWI
I think when lessons are provided in a fun and interesting way, kids are more likely to enjoy learning and in turn, learn more. In the late 1960s the band The Royal Guardsman created a trio of songs starring Charles Schultz's Snoopy and the German WWI pilot the Red Baron. Though the songs a fun a...
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:34:25
33. A Kids Guide to Healthy Eating
A Kids Guide to Healthy Eating
Educating children about healthy choices in food is the first step in helping them maintain a healthy lifestyle. This unit study is a collaboration between myself, an experienced home educator and my friend Kellee, an experience nutritional consultant. Both of us feel strongly about helping child...
Education - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 06:52:52
34. Communication from Alphabet to Zip Codes
Communication from Alphabet to Zip Codes
This unit study covers different forms of communication from past, present and future. Each letter of the alphabet introduces a different form of communication with a brief write up about it. Then there is a worksheet or activity to accompany the topic and enhance the basics of English, Math, His...
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:40:31
35. Forts Across Canada - North West Mounted Police
Forts Across Canada - North West Mounted Police
In the 3rd module of the unit study you can find out about the western part of Canada and the development of the North-West Mounted Police. Follow the mounties through key points in Canadian history and have some fun along the way!
Education - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 11:44:48
36. Spies, Secrets and Suspense Unit Study
Spies, Secrets and Suspense Unit Study
Education with a BANG suggests that when teaching active boys, incorporate a subject they love and develop it into a lesson that will help them learn the basics. This unit study is designed around Camp X, a Canadian spy school during WWII. This unit study combines history, math, english, geograp...
Education - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 11:51:15
37. Lensography of Sandra Wilson
Lensography of Sandra Wilson
Sandra is an experienced home educator who is passionate about helping kids learn. Her policy of putting the fun back into education creates an atmosphere where children want to learn. She is an Educational Consultant with a goal of helping kids want to learn. She owns and operates an online educ...
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:40:38
38. Understanding Personalities
Understanding Personalities
Do you know your personality type? How about those of the people around you? Understanding personality types can be a key to understanding people and what the best approach for business, sales or even communication would be.
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:33:31
39. A Walk in the Woods
A Walk in the Woods
Scouts Canada was a great lesson resource for my homeschooled kids. The field trips, crafts and fun in Beavers was followed by badge work and community service in Cubs and outdoorsmanship and challenges in Scouts and Venturers. Not only did Scouting offer some great lessons but it was a positive ...
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:35:02
40. Legoland California
Legoland California
When it comes to theme parks, the one my kids really wanted to go to was Legoland. Both my kids were legomaniacs so a whole park geared to their obsession was quite exciting for them. Eventually we made it, and although the kids were a bit older by that time they still really enjoyed it. Lego is ...
Travel & Places - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:41:15
41. Home Education Resource Emporium
Home Education Resource Emporium
Education Fun = #1 Our #1 priority is to allow kids to enjoy learning so they want to keep learning. We do this by: providing a unique collection of discount books and resources developing exclusive unit studies creating Brainy Bundles to provide the gift of learning offering links to free resour...
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:34:25
42. Chess is Life
Chess is Life
When my boys were younger we signed them up for chess club. Here they learned the specifics of the game, competition and a bit of patience. There was different skills to master, different levels to move up to and some fun competitions to win along the way. And although my children were not prodig...
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:35:02
43. Christmas Stories for Children
Christmas Stories for Children
Christmas time and story time go well together. Some of my most favourite books are classic Christmas stories. Here is a little literary history as well as some quizzes to introduce you to classic children's Christmas stories.
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:35:02
44. The Donkey Sanctuary of Canada
The Donkey Sanctuary of Canada
Recently I helped the Donkey Sanctuary of Canada celebrate Donkey Day. This is their annual open house to invite the public in to meet the donkeys, raise money for their care and tell their stories. It is amazing how much you can love these creatures when you meet them. They are calm and cute and...
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:40:38
45. Fort George
Fort George
Fort George, built between 1796 and 1799, was one of the military forts used to protect Canada from the American invasion during the War of 1812. Recently I visited the historic site during the 200th celebrations of the end of the War of 1812. The costumed interpreters, historic buildings and re...
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:41:16
46. I Can See You're a Wonderful Person
I Can See You're a Wonderful Person
My blind friend Cliff has been in my life for nearly thirty years. I was just a teenager when my parents let him stay in the room in our basement. He lived with us for only six months but it started a friendship that has lasted many years and has opened my eyes greatly. This story is written abou...
Relationships & Family - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:33:31
47. Wartime Christmas
Wartime Christmas
We all know what a wonderful season the Christmas holidays can be. Family is together, gifts are exchanged, carols are sung. Interestingly enough, some of these carols are based in less happy times, wartime. Find out about how these carols connect with war and learn a little history too!
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:33:31
48. Inspired by Nature
Inspired by Nature
When I found the Redgage 365 day challenge which inspires people to post a flower photo a day, I immediately jumped on board the challenge. I have always loved photography as a hobby and especially enjoy nature photography. And then, as I looked through my photos, choosing the ones to post for th...
Arts & Design - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:33:32
49. Perseus and Andromeda
Perseus and Andromeda
Perseus and Andromeda are characters from ancient Greek mythology. Both have a place in the sky as constellations and so, each night when the stars come out, we can be reminded of their love story from the ancient past - a love story that plays eternally in the night sky. Read about their love st...
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:41:16
50. The Trouble with Andy
The Trouble with Andy
Here is a little story about a family of rabbits, and one particularity naughty rabbit named Andy. Follow Andy through his day of trouble-making which ends with a tummy ache, and a lesson well-learned. Intermingled with the story are some lesson ideas about rabbits, carrots and learning lessons!
Education - Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:35:03
51. Peacocks, Peahens and chicks
Peacocks, Peahens and chicks
Peafowl are members of the pheasant family. This lens follows a peacock and his family through photos, and is filled with facts about the birds, their feathers and more. Most recognizable by their iridescent feathers that create a beautiful fan, peacocks are the male birds. The female birds are c...
Pets & Animals - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 03:21:54

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