28 June 2022

A Theme for Summer

Learning is a spiritual lift into feeling the confidence of knowledge. Summer is the lightness of weather removing the barriers between the indoors and  outdoors. Combine them with selecting a subject to research during the summer. 

Geology and Physical Geography are two areas that are similar. In summer, we are embracing them first hand through weather, feet on the ground, and travel.

Research your questions about the world around you
Browse bookstores for textbooks, atlases, and videos 
Create a summer to watch list of films based on geology 
Read about your state's geology 
Visit areas with special geological features 
Wear a map tee shirt 
Learn the names of cloud formations by altitude, and type of weather 
Draw a diagram of  Earth's Rock or Water Cycles
Buy a globe

Make a part of Summer about knowing where you are!


Tabor said...

Wow, that is quite and agenda. I have to teach a class on garden plants to some elementery students. So today I am reviewing seeds, photosyntheis, root development. etc.

Salty Pumpkin Studio said...

Gardening, botany are great summer subject themes. Soil is a fascinating subject.
Have fun teaching!

Marie Smith said...

I love learning the history and geology of my island home. It is so small, much information exists about everything here really! Have a wonderful summer!

Salty Pumpkin Studio said...

PEI is a magical place.
I hope one day I can travel there.

William Kendall said...

Good ideas.

Salty Pumpkin Studio said...

Another to add is research local ice cream, and fudge sources.

Jeanie said...

Summer is my very favorite. A wonderful time for exploration.

Salty Pumpkin Studio said...

A summer of exploration sounds wonderful!

Red Rose Alley said...

Researching my area's Geology is a good idea, and one that I've wanted to do since I moved to the mountains. Surprisingly, this area was my Mother-in-law's birth place, and that interests me very much. A wonderful post filled with knowledge and creativity.


Salty Pumpkin Studio said...

California has fascinating geology as well as history. Have fun exploring!

Marie Smith said...


If you ever come to PEI, I hope we can meet. I would love to show you around some of our favourite places and have a picnic, of course.

Salty Pumpkin Studio said...

For sure, a visit would be nice.
PEI is a beautiful place. I hope some day to travel the area because a grandmother was from Newfoundland.

Magpie's Mumblings said...

I remember as a child being fascinated by the globe we had in our classroom and then being hugely disappointed to find out that a number of the countries had changed borders/names. I couldn't understand how the world could change like that. The innocence of youth!

Salty Pumpkin Studio said...

you have a fun globe memory.
In grade school, a twirl of the globe stopped by one finger would be predict your honeymoon destination.