CREATE--they can't be wrong if they met the challenge.
LEARN about the topic, about recycling and reuse.
New for Summer 2015 only:
Science of Sound
Featuring our Artist in Residence from Germany, Svenja Wagner. Ms. Wagner will bring her violin, show students how the instrument is constructed and play for them. She will discuss sound boxes, string tension and sound box instruments in history and across the world. Are we sound boxes? Students will then construct an instrument or living thing that uses a sound box to make a variety of pitches.
headband/hat/wristband cut outs goggles
Create disguises--transparent goggles, head/wrist/sweat bands and the"mustache and glasses" play. The pack includes materials for all 3 of these projects or infinite variations. Use with your theme or communications of the future, superhero powers, book characters and more.
(life science, environment) Elementary, Middle School
Learn/describe the attributes of an insect; create one no one has ever seen that fits those attributes.
Invent a polluted environment; be able to describe how it was polluted.
Create the mutated version of your insect. Did it change to survive the pollution or change so much it couldn't live?
Did you know that years ago, students invented Google Glass, Apple Watches and FitBits at Arts & Scraps? What will the next advancement in technology bring? Students receive a premade "sandwich sign" from car wash foam to use as is or be cut for other tech innovations.
Animals and Insects
Students learn about living things, likenesses and differences; this kit is adaptable to current classroom curriculum.
Students invent an animal and insect and talk about how it relates to the lesson presented.
1. Students learn about transportation on the ground, under water and in the air.
2. Students invent a form of transportation and build it on a VCR case.
3. Students perform their vehicle in action.