The impressionistic charts are a classic and integral part of the Montessori curriculum, carefully designed to support and illustrate concepts introduced in the first great lesson. Although the charts were originally drawn and colored by hand, ETC has used realistic photographs and graphics to add depth and realism to the charts. This material covers the first three chapters, usually presented at the lower elementary level. The charts can be purchased printed on sturdy 15 mil plastic and cut, or printed on cardstock.
Chapter 1: The Solar System