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Why Add in Science to Your Art Curriculum?
Overlaps of Science and Art 1:57
What is 21st Century Learning? 2:51
Components of STEAM 2:07
Finding Connections between Science and Art
Identifing State or National Art Standards 1:46
Connecting Other Lesson Aspects 2:50
Getting Started with Lesson Planning
Connecting with Biology 2:24
Connecting with Chemistry 1:32
Connecting with Earth Science and Astronomy 3:02
Science and Art Project Ideas
Iridescent Rainbow Paper and Baking Soda Prints 5:50
Botanical Drawing and Cell Watercolor Painting Projects 5:04
Paper Circuit Ideas 6:22
Unlock Certificate: 5 Questions
2 PD Hours
1 Discover existing science connections within your current art curriculum
2 Learn how to implement specific science branches like biology and chemistry.
3 Investigate project ideas you can implement immediately.
Whether it’s through the study of botanical drawings or highlighting the chemical changes during the ceramic firing process, the connections between art and science are never-ending. Observe straightforward ways to tackle interdisciplinary projects and activities with this PRO Pack. Discover how integrating science concepts can accelerate 21st-century skill development in the art room and propel your students’ learning to new heights!
7. Media and Techniques
C. Designs opportunities for students to experiment with materials and skills
A. Designs experiences to practice critical thinking and problem-solving skills
B. Designs instruction to allow for freedom of expression and independent thought within student work
C. Values how the arts connect with other disciplines and provides opportunities to experience those connections
Connected National Visual Arts Standards
Anchor Standard #10. Synthesize and relate knowledge and personal experiences to make art.
Anchor Standard #11. Relate artistic ideas and works with societal, cultural and historical context to deepen understanding.
Middle School Art Teacher and PRO Facilitator
Tracy teaches middle school art in central Minnesota. In her classroom, she focuses on deepening 21st century skills by encouraging her students to practice critical thinking, solve open-ended problems creatively and work together to produce, connect, and share their artwork.