Agriculture, Brains, Wildlife, Pi, Saint Patrick, and Sleep

According to Special Days in March, 2016 ( https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2016/02/27/special-days-in-march-2016/ ), this third week of March is overly full of learning potential!  In fact, this week has so many “daily specials” that it was difficult to narrow our learning topics down to just a few.  Below are my family’s choices for this week’s studies.  And, here’s some terrific resources available to use as we learn.

Agriculture-cloudAg Week” begins March 13 with “Ag Day” on the 15th.

Dozens of Lesson Plans for K-12 Teachers –  http://www.agclassroom.org/teacher/index.htm

Kid Zone, Virtual Tours, and Ag Facts for Students –  http://www.agclassroom.org/student/index.htm

Brain Awareness WeekBrain Awareness Week” begins March 14th

Learning Resources and Activities –  https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2015/03/16/brain-awareness-week-2/

Pi_Day_by_maralahMarch 14 is also “Pi Day

Pi Resources for Activities, Music, and Articles –  http://www.teachpi.org/

wildlifeweek_225.jpg__225x1000_q85And, March 14 is the beginning of “National Wildlife Week”

K-12 Resources for “teaching about various aspects of the wilderness around them” –  http://sciencenetlinks.com/collections/national-wildlife-week/

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Saint Patrick’s Day is March 17

Learning Resources and Activities –  https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2014/03/15/learning-resources-for-st-patricks-day/

And finally, for Friday, March 18…

wsd2016logo “This sleep education program has been released in conjunction with World Sleep Day and aims to teach students why sleep deserves its place alongside diet and exercise as one of the pillars of good health.” –  http://www.sleephealthfoundation.org.au/childrens/world-sleep-day.html

I’d love to hear about how you’re using Special Days in your homeschools this week!  Leave a comment and share your plans.

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