Students research cave environments and their uses and animals and humans. They connect the traits of cave-dwelling creatures to their cave environments. They then study early cave art and recreate crayon-resist cave scenes.
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Stone Age Art - Simulated Cave Painting
Students visit Lascaux Caves web site, view images of paintings and observe use of elements, principles, and components of art, reflect on purpose of paintings, and form cooperative clans and imitate these paintings using fire from...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History
Cave Art: Discovering Prehistoric Humans through Pictures
Students explore how people in earlier times used art as a way to record stories and communicate ideas. By studying paintings from the Cave of Lascaux and other caves in France, students discover that pictures are more than pretty colors.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts