Manipulating Light

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Young art historians create simple cameras to understand how artists use and manipulate light to capture images in photographs. Using a variety of everyday materials, they build the cameras to study the ways light can be manipulated in different settings.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Connect to a science lesson on light and light waves
  • Have learners use real cameras to extend the activity, and host an art viewing at the end of the lesson
Classroom Considerations

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Pros

  • Includes differentiated ways to reach multiple levels and grades
  • Materials are easy to acquire through donations
Cons

  • None