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Re: sculpture involving math and science -Tony


From: Judith Decker (jdecker4art_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Mar 16 2004 - 09:59:58 PST

Good to hear from you again Tony,

I recall some of the posts that were made in January
were about sculpture. The posts begin with your
request on January 21:
(sometimes these do go to the right messages....
Scroll down to art integrated with math and science:
January was a good month for sculpture posts too -
there were many ideas - that with some tweaking could
include math and science. (play around with scale when
you photograph them - make them look monumental - add
them to a natural setting - creating a scultpure park
- digitally)

If you want to get into more science - try the Patina
Antiquing finishes (chemistry). See Dick Blick catalog
page 493.

I have some ideas for animals - see the sculptures by
Kevan Nitzberg's students first - then let me know if
you are interested....Maybe researching animals of the
area before man came along? or animal totems? - then
researching animal habitat.
If that link breaks - just go to Sculpture I - current

You can include some math and science in plaster
mixing, too.

Hope this helps. I bet high school teachers will have
more ideas for you.

Best wishes with your program

Judith Decker

--- "Tony C. Bentley" <> wrote:
> Greetings,

> I'm looking for some introduction to sculpture
> lesson plans plus some
> lesson plans that involve math and science into the
> process. Any ideas?
> Thanks.

> Tony

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