Looking for something different in your homeschool this year? Unit studies provide flexibility, open-ended learning, and a chance to take a break from the usual routine. Whether you want to do an entire year of unit studies, or are just looking for a short term break from your usual schooling, this is the option for you. Not sure where to start? Check out this guide for a Landforms Unit Study that contains resources by subject so you can easily build the perfect plan for your family.
Resources for Reading and Language Arts for a Landforms Unit Study
Coast Article and Resources: Britannica Kids article with photos, videos, and related links.
KiddieMath Landform Worksheets: Includes reading comprehension, matching definitions, and more.
Landform Crossword Puzzle: Have some fun learning the names of landforms with this colorful crossword puzzle.
Landform worksheets: A collection of worksheets on every landform that can be used for copywork or to organize research.
Reading Comprehension Lesson: Read about geographical features and then take a reading comprehension quiz.
Geography and Land Form Art Projects
Landform Diorama Project: With some clay, paint, and paper, you can create a three dimensional and interactive learning tool.
Let’s Draw Landforms: Learn how to draw various landforms with this Youtube video.
Paper Art: Landforms for Kids: Create a beautiful poster for your school room with these easy, paper art techniques.
Grand Canyon Painting Lesson: Get those paint brushes ready and learn more about the world famous Grand Canyon as you paint a stunning masterpiece.
Science Resources for Landforms
Landform Cards: Printable cards for memorizing landforms or playing memory games.
Landform lapbook: Lapbook project that includes printable, full color mini books, and instructions.
Landforms Flashcards and Study Set: An interactive flashcard and quiz on Quizlet.
Exploring Water and Landforms for Kids: An episode on Freeschooling’s Youtube channel.
Landforms Created by Erosion: Youtube video about landforms that are created through erosion.
Earth Science Worksheets for Kids: Various levels and activities for elementary students.
How to Incorporate Math into a Unit Study
Landform Printable Pack: a huge collection of worksheets and activities that include early elementary math.
Landform File Folder Game: Have fun practicing your vocabulary and sorting with this full-color activity.
Contour Activity: Learn how to calculate and draw contour lines for a topographical map.
Above and Below Sea Level: Master the concept of elevation and how it is calculated with this interactive lesson.
Math Activity: Finding My Current Elevation Above or Below Sea Level!: Explore the amazing way that you can calculate your elevation anywhere, at any time.
Landscape, Geography, and History in Unit Studies
World Land Forms: An interactive e-course about land forms around the world.
How the States Got Their Shapes: Part history and part geography, this History Channel series explores the interesting, but sometimes obscure, facts that shaped the 50 states!
History of the Grand Canyon: Discover the history of this impressive and famous landmark.
Landforms Created by Glaciers: Glaciers shaped our landscape and history, learn about the difference these seas of ice made.
Australian Landforms and Their History: Discover the land down under through this fascinating study.
The 15 Most Amazing Landscapes and Rock Formations: Explore the most beautiful landscapes in Britain and learn about their history.
Adding Bible Studies to a Geography Unit Study
What the Bible has to Say about Geography: Memorize verses about geography and hide more of God’s Truths in their hearts.
Antiquity of Landforms: How old is the world, really, and how long did it take for the terrain to form?
55 Bible Verses about Mountains: Enjoy the digital slide show as you read all the Bible has to say about mountains.
Geography and the Bible: A collection of articles and worksheets to teach you about the geography of the Bible.