This is probably one of my favorite Little House on The Prairie Books.
Activities, Studies and Crafts:
weather patterns, including natural disasters such as tornadoes, blizzards, hurricanes, earthquakes, etc) We will utilize The Handbook of Nature Study and Considering God’s Creation with this study.
modern agencies that help victims of storm-related disasters (FEMA, Red Cross, National Guard, etc)
make a plan of action for the common natural occurrences in your region…include emergency bags and kits, safety plans, etc.
the water cycle
Indians of South Dakota Souix, Blackfeet
The Battle of Wounded Knee
Earth’s rotation, effects on sunrise, sunset, climate, etc.
heat index and wind chill
Chicken digestive system
medicinal properties of ginger
light, effects of light deprivation
crude oil, kerosene, coal…for heating and lighting (where does it come from)
grind wheat and bake bread
study verses on complaining, use a Concordance
learn about the effects, prevention and treatments for frostbite
the importance of vitamins, the effects of vitamin deficiency
whiffle characteristics of trees