Thursday, October 25, 2012

Artful Science

Fun art projects aren't just for preschoolers! The activities featured below all relate to the common core. Plus, kids can take their science experiment home to hang on the fridge!

1. Explore force, energy, and motion with artful physics!

Featured Above:
Inclined Plane Painting (Ramps) - BIA SFClubhouse
Marbles in Motion (Gravity, Energy, Inclined Plane) - Harris County Public Library 
Snap Art (Force, Potential vs. Kinetic Energy) - Capital B

2. Learn about solids, liquids, and gases with artful matter! 

Featured Above (From left to right):
Liquids to Solids 
1. Color Changing Glue Art - School at St. George Place
2. Plastic Milk - Austin Kids
3. Colored Glue Drawings - Art with Mrs. Smith
Solids to Liquids
1. Paint with watercolor and watch a solid transform into a liquid!
2. Ice Cube Painting - CertaPro
Air, It's There!
1. Straw Blowing Art - Robert Burridge and Kaplan (pictured)
2. Bubble Prints - Family Fun
Liquids and Solids
1. Magic Salt Painting - Spoonful
Liquid Bliss
Paper Towel Fusion (not pictured) - Sprout 'n' Wings

More Artful Science
Play with precipitation: Water Cycle Rain Art - Terra Savvy
Explore Magnetism with Magnetic Art - BIA SFClubhouse

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