An appreciation of the decision-making process comes to light with activities comparing the creation of art to real-world challenges that require multiple solutions.
The Color of Light School Tour
Presentation introduction to our STEAM program, The Color of Light, exploring electromagnetic radiation, the properties of light and investigating how artists use color and light in art.
Presentation: The Color of Light
STEAM Lesson #1: Multiple Solutions with Sol LeWitt - Engineering Design
This lesson looks at multiple solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.
Suggested Grade Level: Third through Fifth Grade
Resource PDF: STEAM Lesson #1
Contains overview, teacher Instruction, Background information questions for students and images.
STEAM Lesson #2: Multiple Interpretations of Abstract Designs
This lesson helps a student explore multiple interpretations to open-ended questions while creating an abstract design.
Suggested Grade Level: Kindergarten through Third Grade
IMAGE #9 - Wassily Kandinsky, 1911, Improvisation No. 23 (Troika)
Resource PDF: STEAM Lesson #2
It contains an overview, teacher Instruction, Background information questions for students and images.