Art and Science Collaboration
Have you seen the beautiful display surrounding the doors to the front office? Read this blog post from Fifth Grade Science teacher Ms. Linkon for more information about this beautiful artwork!
During our first unit on Ecosystems, students built and maintained living ecosystems in the classroom in addition to researching and learning about common pollutants found in the Atlanta area. Using their research, students designed and carried out pollution experiments to assess how these pollutants might affect an ecosystem.
This year students have also had the opportunity to become working scientists by testing water here on campus (in addition to testing samples from their own neighborhoods) to assess the health of local water sources. We are sharing the data with Lucy Mejia, a graduate student at Georgia State. She will guide them throughout the year in analyzing their data. However, I wanted to find a culminating activity to formally end our unit as we begin to move on to other areas of study.
As a culminating project, students have created an art installation which you will see outside the front office…
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