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Lesson Plans


Re: Salt maps

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Roy Liebergen (rllieber)
Fri, 25 Oct 1996 19:35:19 -0500


Kit Eakle wrote:
>
> >Someone inquired some time back what salt maps are. I too, was curious but
> >never saw the answer. What are they?
> >
> >Thanks,
> >Marilyn Juda-Orlandi
>
> Has this inquiry been answered yet? I assumed people were refering to
> creating relief maps on a cardboard foundation with a home-made
> salt-flour-water dough medium as a modelling substance for the land forms -
> not necessarily an inspired art project - but this dough medium can be a
> cheap alternative to clay at lower grades.
>
> Did I assume rightly, you folks who mentioned it out there?
>
> Kit
>
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This may not be an inspired art project, but it does teach the children
about the land forms they are studying. I also think once they see that
they can make these land forms with the clay, it could inspire them to
try more creative, inspired, works. Carol