What are all those lines on your ruler? Most likely, there is at least one set that measures "inches." There are different-length rulers that measure inches, so learn how to use them around your home!
Have you ever seen an EKG, a strip of paper that shows your heartbeat? It has lines that go up and down. That is a line graph. The lines show numbers. Make a simple easy graph yourself in this lesson!
If you met a snake, would you rather meet a long snake or a short snake? Would you stick around to measure it? Using video and online resources, you will learn how to measure things short and tall!
Do you know who's in your family? Do you have friends whose families look, sound, or act differently from yours? Sing a song, fill out an organizer, watch a video, and make a book about your family!
We are all alike but we are all different! Using videos, stories, and by writing a book and poem about you, learn how we are all different yet the same, and how you can make the world a little better!
Has your family moved from one location to another? Where were your socks made? How do reporters know what's happening around the world? What do these questions have in common? A theme of geography!
"We went down the road." "Mom made a cake." "It rained a lot." Not very exciting sentences! How can you make them better? Grab a thesaurus, rush to this lesson and dive into the world of action verbs!
Lights! Camera! Verbs! Don't you mean, Action? Verbs are words that show action, or what a subject does. Popping balloons is an action and a game you play to learn about verbs in this action lesson!
"Passive" reminds me of being lazy and dull. Active sounds much better! That's true with verbs, too. Using online stories and your imagination, learn to use the active voice to make your stories live!
Some animals, like birds and camels, seem to have backward knees! In truth, what we think are their knees are really their ankles! Confusing? Learn about how our human joints work; it's more amazing!
Do you have Mother's eyes or Father's nose? Who in your family has your height or hair color or ears or fingers or . . . Well, you get the idea! Using games and stuff, learn about inherited traits!
How many hinges does it take to open and close a door? Count the hinges on the door, then add one more: the one in the arm you used! Learn about the hinges designed into your body that help you move!
What would you like to be when you become an adult? What career would you like? Knowing your strengths will help you decide and happily fit into your job. Take a test (no pass or fail!) to find out!
Do friends come to you for advice? Do you pay more attention to your phone than to people talking to you? Active listening is a major part of building trust. Learn and practice it with this lesson!
"Nothing is impossible, the word itself says, 'I'm possible'!" (Audrey Hepburn). "If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time!" (Zig Ziglar). Learn to plan your future with Mr. D's easy method!
One man's music may be another man's cacophony. Different generations may disdain the other's music, and the same is often true of cultures. But step into India for some exotic instruments and sounds!
What is your favorite way of expressing yourself? What values do you consider worth expressing? Search for, and examine, some art online that has your name on it, or at least expresses your values!
Purple mountain majesties, amber waves of grain, verdant fields, bowls of fruit, and our intestines. What do they have in common? They are subjects of works of art! Explore the world of medical art!
We help prepare learners for a future that cannot yet be defined. They must be ready for change, willing to learn and able to think critically. Elephango is designed to create lifelong learners who are ready for that rapidly changing future.