Curiosity Files: Solar Max


Are you ready to explore science that will reach and teach your children like never before?Solar Max will keep your children answering questions like these: Who first discovered the solar cycle? How do solar flares occur? This is available as a downloadable eBook only.


Are you ready to explore science and so much more in an exciting format that will reach and teach your children like never before?

Join Professor Ana Lyze and her team on an awe-inspiring trip to the hotspot of our solar system. Discover the causes of a solar max and the effects of this extreme solar storm to life on planet Earth. This unit study is afire with activity, and you won’t want to miss one minute of the fun. Spark your budding astronomer’s interest in creation through this engaging and interactive study. Turn your child’s fascination with the strange things that God has made into an enthralling learning adventure!

The Old Schoolhouse® presents another edition in the unforgettably curious series . . .

The Curiosity Files™: Solar Max

Explorations With Professor Ana Lyze—Expert in Outlandish Oddities

A FUN unit study for kids ages 8 to 13

With The Curiosity Files™, children will become educated about subjects they’d never find otherwise. For example, did you know that a severe solar max could cause blackouts and traffic issues, as well as overload our power grid, affecting our ability to heat our homes and communicate? Did you know that a solar max lasts for 2½ years?

Solar Max will keep your children occupied and answering questions like these:

  • Who first discovered the solar cycle?
  • Do solar flares occur during a solar minimum or a solar maximum?
  • What is the average cycle of the solar max?
  • What two elements make up most of the sun?
  • When did the strongest solar max on record take place?
  • And a whole lot more!

With this unit, children will encounter The Write Stuff with grammar and writing activities. They can practice essay-writing skills by choosing an essay starter from the list or opt instead to write a book report. Plus, there are two levels of vocabulary lists and spelling worksheets: elementary and middle/high school. Using the solar max theme, they’ll study multiplication, practice math concepts to solve word problems, and write large ordinal numbers as words. They will also have the opportunity to expand their math knowledge by reviewing a math timeline and making a blackout kit.

Enjoy some homemade science instruments In the Lab by creating a Pinhole Camera and Sun Viewer or track time the old-school way by building your own Sundial. You’ll also find a Good Old Days history lesson on astronomy and the discovery of solar cycles, plus a geography lesson featuring the sun.

Get crafty by painting the night sky! Your super-artsy ones will be bubbling with creativity as they design their own sunspot on a necklace. Watch as the lesson comes alive for tactile learners and those with special needs through the hands-on activity designed with these children in mind. Professor Ana Lyze is an expert at bringing education to life through engaging puzzles, quizzes, games, and funtastic activities. Add to your Fact Files collection with Solar Max snippets. Begin by making a notebook or lapbook folder and continue adding on to widen the study with more amazing topics in this wonderful series.

As always, The Curiosity Files™ takes learning beyond the basic courses of study and engages your child’s heart as well.

Do you wonder how a fear-inducing phenomenon can motivate your child to trust God?

Professor Ana Lyze is very clever and always eager to point children beyond creation and toward the Creator. In this new study, she leads students on a helpful tour through the Bible, peeking at the lives of David, Ruth, Daniel, and Mary, so children can see the importance of trusting God in all circumstances. Use the five scriptural copywork pages, available in both print and cursive, to cement this message into your child’s heart and mind.

It’s truly a complete learning encounter you’ll be glad to provide for your students!

Wow! Look what’s included in this unit:

  • Bible study and memory verses
  • Math, history, and geography investigations
  • Literature and suggested book list
  • Writing, spelling, and vocabulary activities
  • Beautiful copywork pages (manuscript and cursive)
  • Science observations, projects, and experiments
  • Discussion questions
  • Art and crafts
  • The Curiosity Fact Files collectors card and booklet
  • Internet resources and video links
  • Complete answer key

Learn creatively with 87 pages of adventure and intrigue!

The solar max is another reminder that God is always in control of His creation, which includes the sun. We can trust Him.

Have fun exploring this fascinating phenomenon today!

Click to see this sample. It is just a few pages of the Blue Diamond study that it is an 89 page product.  blue diamond sample pages


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