Monday, February 3, 2014

Make a Globe, Learn about Olympics and Learn about Your World

Become more familiar with your world by making a globe and locating Sochi, the setting for the Winter Olympics, on your globe. Make a balloon globe and label Sochi on the globe. Then label your state and town on the balloon globe, and determine the distance between your hometown and Sochi.

To make a balloon globe -- or a papier mache globe -- follow the easy instructions on our "Today's Lesson" at

For daily lessons all year, see the "Weekly Lessons" on our site at

For hands-on activities, see the "Hands-On Experiments" on our site at

Remember: "I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand." - Confucius

Happy homeschooling!