Our last science lesson was about living and non-living, specifically what is the criteria for something that is living. We used an acrostic of MRS. GREF to help us understand this concept. Following this lesson we narrowed our focus to living things only. We divided living things into two classes: Plant and Animal. We again… Continue reading Plant vs. Animal
Last week we began our study of Botany and Zoology with a lesson on Living and Non-Living. This lesson is meant to be very engaging and hands-on leaving the child with a deep impression because it involves real specimens and objects. It is usually the first experience children have with classifying things into groups for… Continue reading MRS. GREF
The sciences are referred to as cultural in the Montessori classroom. It includes geography, history, botany, zoology, simple machines, the solar system, experiments, etc. It can be as general or as focused as we want to make it.