Here I’m sharing what we did to study the famous Eiffel Tower.
We drew it.
We read a few books about Gustave Eiffel. We also found a lot of resources online. We drew the tower, we talked about it, we figured out when they would be painting it again. So many neat stories about it.
And we cut one out from cardstock from an online resource.
Wouldn’t it be amazing to see it in person? I can’t imagine standing by it, or walking around the city and having this amazing ‘scultpure’ rising above the city. And think that they thought of it as an eye sore, back in 1890’s. An incredible piece of engineer work.
These are the resources we used:
- Eiffel Tower’s official website. With photos and activities.
- We printed this tower to make it in card stock.
- I printed these paper city pieces from Joel’s website and the larger city buildings as well.
- A little science.
- Coloring pages.
- Live webcam of Eiffel Tower.
- Photo with city sound.
- 360 degree view from top.
- History video of the Eiffel Tower.
- Drawing video of the tower.
- A lesson plan from another homeschool mom.
- History and construction.
- Google Map.
- Wonders of the World.
- Gustave Eiffel biography.
- Eiffel Tower notebook pages.
- Building World Landmarks: The Eiffel Tower by Meg Greene.
And at the end, we add it to our France book.