At 12:04 PM 2/11/98 -0500, Louise wrote: > >>On Friday, Feb 6, 1998, Ebbade wrote: >>I have exhausted my limited resources and need help. >>I am looking for lessons or material that I can use to create >>lessons\workshops on the meeting of art and science. >>This could be the art in science or the science in art. > > >I have been teaching a lesson on simple machines to 2ond graders. First we >are mechanics. We talk about wheel and axles, pulleys, etc. Then we tear >apart broken machines that I have collected all year...safety glasses of >course! (Cut off all electric cords first) We look for the simple >machines within the appliance and put in categories. The next week we are >inventors...on PAPER. Using the things we saw from the mechanic part of >the lesson, we think of time or labor saving devices and DRAW those >inventions. > Great way to use the brain and cheap as dirt lesson! This idea is >supposed to be published soon in ARTS & ACTIVITIES. >Apologies to those who find that "rag" beneath them! >Louise > > >
sounds like a really cool lesson, can't wait to read more about it in a&a.
we do a similar project in ms in our modern art unit and focus on the
futurist movement, looking at lots of giacomo balla's work and others. a
good tie in to ah, i think!
Art Teacher, Kanapaha Middle School, Gainesville, FL
Doctoral Student, Art Education, Florida State University wsauls