A Grand Canyon Unit Study



Your family will have so much fun learning about the Grand Canyon and related topics with this unit study based upon books, videos, hands-on projects and fun printables!  Here is what is included:

Research and Learn: Links to videos, websites, book, and movies to help you learn about the Grand Canyon.

Notebooking Pages: Use with the books you choose to read, but work best with Where is the Grand Canyon?.

Timeline: Students may write on timeline or cut and glue events provided.

Following Directions Around the Grand Canyon: Review what you have learned about the Grand Canyon and practice listening skills.

Crossword Puzzle: Review vocabulary words related to the Grand Canyon.

Fun Activities: Hands on projects, such as building your own canyon out of a variety of materials and experimenting with erosion.

Native American Notebooking Pages: Research one of the tribes that lived in the Grand Canyon area.

Writing Prompt: Write a journal entry as if you were on an expedition to explore the Grand Canyon.

Compare and Contrast Canyons in the World:   Complete the chart and then answer the comparison questions.

Plan a Trip: Research transportation, hotel, and activities to visit the Grand Canyon and determine how much it would cost.

Quiz About the Grand Canyon: Seven-question, multiple-choice quiz about what you have learned.

Answer keys provided.

38 Pages

Grades 3rd-8th, although younger children could be included in many activities.

Try our other Natural Wonders of the World Unit Studies:

The Great Barrier Reef and Mount Everest


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