# Making Activity Week 9

I am mad that one of the teachers in this documentary is named Diane because up until now, I really liked the name Diane. She is one of those people where every time a new sentence comes out of her mouth I think, Oh my god, there is no way someone actually thinks that and… Read More Making Activity Week 9

# Final Project Update

My final project is going to be to make a small poetry book with illustrations. I want to challenge myself more with poetry, so I decided to do a sonnet. Sonnets are really hard for me. I struggle with pretty much anything that places any restrictions on what I can do, and sonnets are very… Read More Final Project Update

# Daily Art – Week 9, Post 3

I sat on a metal bench with grape engravings

# Daily Art – Week 9, Post 2

The pattern on my skirt

# Daily Art – Week 9, Post 1

Some tiny flowers I saw in a tiny garden

# Week 8 Blog Post

In this week’s reading, the author focuses on science and integrating art into the science classroom in order to build understanding. Can you think of an example where art helped you better understand science? Have pictures, music, or poetry ever made you think about the world in a scientific manner? There is certainly something poetic… Read More Week 8 Blog Post

# Food coloring in water

A picture of this activity can be found here. What is the point of this activity? This activity proves that atoms move faster when they are hot than when they are cold. How would you introduce this activity to your class? I would explain how atoms move by likening it to how the students play… Read More Food coloring in water

# Ob-scertainers

What is the point of this activity? This activity is to show you don’t need to see things to learn about or understand them, thereby explaining to students why we know about and understand atoms and electrons even though they are supremely tiny. How would you introduce this to your class? I would ask for… Read More Ob-scertainers

# Cartesian Divers!

A video for this activity can be found here. What was the point of this activity? The cartesian divers activity is a really interesting way to look at water pressure and density in relation to two constants – the water bottle and eye dropper. When students squeeze the bottle, they are able to change the… Read More Cartesian Divers!