Tag Archives: visual arts & performing arts

Capturing Light: The Science of Photography (Beginning Level)

September 14th, 2017

Students create pinhole cameras to understand that light travels in a straight path. They describe the lines and shapes in a 19th-century photograph of a building and then use their pinhole cameras to trace the architecture of their school building.

Fighting Corrosion to Save an Ancient Greek Bronze (Beginning Level)

September 14th, 2017

Students study an object from antiquity that was found in the sea off the coast of Italy in order to understand how conservators remove and prevent corrosion on bronze statues. They derive meaning from analyzing the pose of the statue. Based on what they observe in the sculpture and what they read about the statue, […]