Humane Education

Curiosity – Week Two

This week, the activities will help spark curiosity! Curiosity encourages us to ask questions, seek answers, think critically, find solutions and develop better ways of doing things. It helps us be open to others, build understanding, and foster kindness and empathy.

Make a Mosaic!

Listen to a story and make art!

ELEMENTARY

 Supplies:

  • paper
  • pencil
  • glue
  • pencil

Instructions:

  1. Scientists, such as Dr. Jane Goodall, used their curiosity to change how we see the world! Listen to the following story about Jane Goodall and her love of chimpanzees!
  2. Create a paper mosaic on something you are curious about (an animal, something in nature).
  3. Write a sentence or a short paragraph on what you want to learn!

Resources:

Famous Curious People!

Learn about a famous person and create a biography.

UPPER ELEMENTARY/JR. HIGH

 Supplies:

  • pencil
  • paper

Instructions:

  1. Scientists, such as Dr. Jane Goodall, Albert Einstein, and Eugenie Clark, have used their curiosity to change how we see the world! 
  2. Research your favourite famous curious person and write a short biography (a paragraph or two) or create a mind map that includes their contributions to the world.
    • Remember: Curiosity is essential for many jobs. Artists, Musicians, Historians, etc. use their curiosity and innovation to do what they do!

Resources:

Challenge!

  • Take what you learned and create a PowerPoint, blog, or poster!

Information & Resources for Teachers

Everylivingthing
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