Thanks, I'd not really thought about it from this position of science. I was mostly thinking about the chemistry & physics of art.
This might be really fun for the younger kids.
I teach mostly older kids 9-16, so it's easy for me to forget what the youngest artists find amusing.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Kathleen Maledon <kmaledon@...> wrote:
> I really like "Make it work!" books by two can publishers. the series
> body, building, dinosaurs, earth, electricity, flight, insects,
> photography, plants, ships, sound,, space, time, rivers., oceans
> ..they also have titles in history: stone age, arctic, roman, etc.
> Most of the
> activities are working models. I also did a fun activity with potatoes.
> After talking about adaptions, each kid got a potato that we painted
> the kids made a trait card listing all the adaptions that we'd studied,
> then they put them on their critter. We had a face off in a grid - each
> critter was in a square. The critter that could flee or eat the other
> on the grid, the other left. no magic and the trait had to be
> have fun; science is always fun. k
> On Jun 19, 2011, at 10:57 AM, MARYANN KOHL wrote:
> > And one more:
> > http://www.brightring.com/previous.html
> > Have you seen the book "Science Arts"? You can see projects from it
> > here:
> > http://www.brightring.com/science_arts.html
> > and here
> > http://www.brightring.com/Fun%20Activities.html
> > On Jun 19, 2011, at 7:26 AM, Brandy wrote:
> > I'm making a camp called "Science as art" for 1st to 6th graders
> > (Yeah, big age span I know). I have quite a few lessons already, but
> > I need just a few more to fill it out completely. And I'm always
> > willing to replace the projects I have for cooler ones :)
> > I'd love to hear suggestions or websites-
> > Regards,
> > Brandy