ART+Science

Have you ever pondered... "Is art a science?" ...

"Can science be art?" 

ART+Science Module

  • Silly Slime

Cognitive Skills & Focus

  • perception 

  • team building 

  • problem solving

  • sequencing 

Word of the Week

vis·cos·i·ty

ˌviˈskäsədē/

noun

  1. the state of being thick, sticky, and semifluid in consistency, due to internal friction.

    synonyms:thickness, gooeyness, viscidity; More

    • a quantity expressing the magnitude of internal friction, as measured by the force per unit area resisting a flow in which parallel layers unit distance apart have unit speed relative to one another.

      plural noun: viscosities

Color Mixing Exploration 

ART+Science Module

  • "Playdough or Polymer?"

Cognitive Skills & Focus

  • sensory perception 

Word of the Week

  1. pol·y·mer
    • ˈpäləmər/

    • noun

    • CHEMISTRY

    • a substance that has a molecular structure consisting chiefly or entirely of a large number of similar units bonded together, e.g., many synthetic organic materials used as plastics and resins.

Week 1 Focus: Viscosity

 

Week 2 Focus: Polymer

 

Week 3 Focus:

Visible Light Spectrum 

 

ART+Science Module

  • "Clouds in a Cup" & "Rainbow Catchers" 

Cognitive Skills & Focus

  • color recognition

  • active listening 

  • observation

  • experimentation

  • investigation 

Word of the Week

  1. rain·bowˈ/ rānˌbō/

  • noun

an arch of colors formed in the sky in certain circumstances, caused by the refraction and dispersion of the sun's light by rain or other water droplets in the atmosphere.any display of the colors of the spectrum produced by dispersion of light.a wide range or variety of related and typically colorful things."a rainbow of medals decorated his chest"

ART+Science Module

  • "Color Stacking & Density Experiment" 

Cognitive Skills & Focus

  • language arts (synonyms & antonyms) exploring the correlation between the inquiry ... "Does oil & water mix?" ... examining similarities & differences 

  • active listening 

  • observation

  • experimentation

  • investigation 

Words of the Week

  1. density

[den-si-tee] 

noun, plural densities.

the state or quality of being dense; compactness; closely set or crowded condition.

  1. synonym

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noun  syn·o·nym \ˈsi-nə-ˌnim\

:  one of two or more words or expressions of the same language that have the same or nearly the same meaning in some or all senses

  1. antonym

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noun  an·to·nym \ˈan-tə-ˌnim\

:  a word of opposite meaning The usual antonym of good is bad.

Week 4 Focus:

Density 

 

Week 5 Focus:

Visible Light Spectrum 

 

ART+Science Module

  • "Dancing Rice" 

Cognitive Skills & Focus

  • active listening 

  • observation

  • experimentation

  • investigation 

Word of the Week

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buoy·an·cy

ˈboiənsē,ˈbo͞oyənsē/

noun

  1. the ability or tendency to float in water or air or some other fluid.

  2. an optimistic and cheerful disposition.

    "the happiness and buoyancy of his nature"