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Dead Sea Lapbook

Dead Sea Lapbook

The Dead Sea is one of the saltiest bodies of water on the planet. Learn about where it is located, what lives in and around it, as well as the science behind its saltiness in this free Dead Sea lapbook.

Library List:
Nave’s Topical Bible by Mr. John R. Kohlenberger III
The Dead Sea Scrolls by Ilene Cooper

Resource Sites:
Bible Places: Dead Sea
Average Dead Sea temperatures


Activity 1: Map – Color and label the Dead Sea and the Jordan River.

Activity 2: Weather Inside the matchbook, record average temperatures for the Dead Sea.

Activity 3: Bible Use Nave’s Topical Bible to find and list each mention of the Dead Sea in the Bible into the mini book.

Activity 4: Saltiness – Explain why the Dead Sea is so salty and write the salinity percentages for each body of water inside the tabbed book.

Activity 5: Buoyancy – For this activity, you will need 3 glasses, salt, water, mini carrots and an egg.

Activity 6: Info – Use the layered book to record the elevation of the Dead Sea, the different names of the Dead Sea, the minerals that are harvested from the Dead Sea and some of the health benefits of the Dead Sea.

Activity 7: Drying Up – Use the triangle fan fold to explain why the Dead Sea levels are going down.

Activity 8: What Lives IN the Dead Sea? Use the mini book to show what lives in the Dead Sea. You will put an X on the fish and the seaweed.

Activity 9: What Lives AROUND the Dead Sea? Use the mini book to show what lives around the Dead Sea. You can draw or find pictures of the animals. (leopards, jackals, camels, hares, and ibex are some)

Activity 10: Dead Sea Scrolls – Write a mini report about the Dead Sea Scrolls. Put it inside the envelope. Be sure to include who discovered them, when and where they were discovered and what significance they have.

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