Art of Casting

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Grades 4 – 12
$12 per person
75 minutes
Capacity: 15 – 30 students

Art and science merge as students make and paint a fossil cast and learn about exhibit signage. What is a fossil cast? Why do museums use casts? How do you write an explanation of a fossil’s significance?

Students will discover the importance of fossil casts and how exhibit text is developed to connect with visitors. Once back in the classroom, students will develop their own museum exhibit and we’ll provide teachers with all the necessary information to help with their students’ projects.


Please Note:

Minimum program fees will be charged for groups of fewer than 15 students.



Curriculum Connections

Grade 4: Art – Painting Techniques, Adding Details and Textures

Grade 5: Art – Composition, Painting Techniques, Adding Details and Textures; Science – Classroom Chemistry

Grade 6: Art – Composition, Painting Techniques, Adding Details and Textures

Grade 7: Art – Use of Colour; Science – Heat and Temperature, Planet Earth

Grade 8: Art – 3-D Compositions

Grade 9: Art – 3-D Compositions; Science – Biological Diversity, Matter and Chemical Change

Grades 10-12: Art – 3-D Forms, Painting Techniques

Grade 11: Science 20 – The Changing Earth


 

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