Stories in Stones: Discovering Petroglyphs

Students learn about how cultures around the world used petroglyphs and rock art to communicate information and stories about how they live, what is important in their life and what they believe in. Students will then study a petroglyph and have 5 minutes to write down their translation of the scene. OR/AND students will think of an event in their lives and using a petroglyph key (provided by AZ), depict the scene. Great for K-3 classrooms.

 

Petrie and Pub’s Mangrove Expedition

Students will join Petrie the Kingfisher and Pub the Prawn as they travel around the world via illustrations, searching for mangroves. Along the way, Petrie and Pub will discover HOW and WHY mangroves differ from other plants. They will learn how plants and animals rely on mangroves to survive, and in turn how mangroves benefit from this relationship too. Students will then have 5 minutes to draw one of the relationships discussed.

Great for K-3 classrooms.

 

Mangrove Expedition

Students will travel around the world via illustrations, searching for mangroves. Along the way, they will learn HOW and WHY mangroves differ from other plants. They will discover how plants and animals rely on mangroves to survive, and in turn how mangroves benefit from this relationship too. Students will then have 5 minutes to draw one of the relationships discussed. Best for grades 3-6 classrooms.

 

Drawing Science

The students will discovery why humans used illustrations in the past to communicate information.  We will learn how illustrating science differs from drawing “for fun” Students discuss how using facts to leap into “estimate guess work” for reconstructing animals we have never seen before. After a demonstration of watercolor drawing of subject, classroom will break into groups and practice reconstructing (drawing) an animal over “bone” template. (provided by AZ) Optional activity: Break into groups and draw from an animal model in center of group. Best for grades 3-6 classrooms.

 

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