At-Home Activities: Conquering Mountains - Seek Out New Lands

April 26 - 30

Workshop Classes Activities

  1. Craft – Leaf Prints

  2. Key Points – Key Points Puzzle

  3. Collaborative - Infographics

  4. Language Arts – Applying for Excursion Sponsors

  5. Math/Logic – Timeline of Mountaineering

  6. Prepare for Adventure – Trash Timeline

  7. Big Activity – Atmospheric Layers Experiment

  8. Movement - Capture the Flag

At-Home Activities

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• various fiction and non-fiction books that relate to mountains

• journal or lined paper

• Flour and salt for salt dough

• Cardboard and/or poster board


• Survive in the Mountains by Chris Bowman: ages 8-12

• Conquering Everest by Natalie Hyde: ages 8-12

• Mountains: Learning About the Earth by Emily K. Brown: ages 5-8

• Various fiction and non-fiction books that relate to mountains



“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn.” - John Muir

“Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go.” - T. S. Eliot

After editing your business letter below, rewrite it in your very best handwriting.

Language arts lesson

A business letter is more formal than writing a letter to a friend. It is used to communicate with a company or business. All writing or text should be lined up on the left side of the paper.

Example with Parts of a Business Letter:

June 6, 2021 Date

John True Address of person receiving the letter

123 Spruce Ave.

Victor, Nebraska 82540

Dear Mr. True, Salutation

I am … and I plan Body of the letter

State your purpose - give details

Sincerely, Closing