Integration Subject: Social Studies
ArtCore modules are inspired by big ideas, driven by essential questions, and connected to core subject areas by weaving creative engagement, artistic principles, and the studio habits of mind throughout.
Students create and decorate a paper maché globe to learn about geography.
Big Idea: Creating your own globe allows you to intersect art, geography and literature. It gives you the opportunity to examine your view of the world and your unique place within it.
Students work as a team to build Neolithic civilizations out of only recycled materials. The age of the civilizations, number of inhabitants and type of environment are given.
Big Idea: Engineering our own lost civilizations teaches us how the parts of a civilization make up the whole, and gives us a foundation for learning about other civilizations old and new.