3rd grade, The Art Cafe, Ms.Slom

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Student are involved in an amazing Science/Art integration project. While the 3rd grade is learning about space in Science, in art they are learning about texture. Each planet (made of a different size Styrofoam ball) is covered with paper-mache pieces of paper so that when the different art techniques that is applied will adhere to the surface of the planet. Each of the 8 planets will be covered in color and texture using different techniques for each one, such as: water color shaving cream, glue and colored sand, painted water color oil pastels, acrylic paint and crackle texture, pushpins, foil and metallic paint, etc. Students are having  a lots of fun creating their Planet sculptures.