High schoolers explain the use of ratios in the art of the Renaissance. They use ratios to describe proportional situations and successfully mix primary colors to get a secondary color.
9th - 12th Math 3 Views 4 Downloads
The Notorious Four-Color Problem
Take a walk through time, 1852 to 2005, following the mathematical history, development, and solution of the Four-Color Theorem. Learners take on the role of cartographers to study a United States map that is to be colored. One rule: no...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Art Class, Assessment Variation
Play with paint and decide the ratio to make different shades of green. When mixing paint colors, your painters should decide which ratios make the same shade and what is needed to mix other ratios for a different shade of green. This is...
7th - 9th Math CCSS: Designed
The Angle-Angle (AA) Criterion for Two Triangles to Be Similar
What do you need to prove triangles are similar? Learners answer this question through a construction exploration. Once they establish the criteria, they use the congruence and proportionality properties of similar objects to find...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
An Approach to Chemistry via the Analysis of Art Objects: The Scientific Method, Laboratory Safety, Light and Color Theory
Young scholars create a painting that clearly exemplifies the use of primary pigments to make secondary pigments. They demonstrate the distinction between value and saturation. They explain the affect of adjacent colors on each other...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Do Something about... School Violence - Emotional Aspects of Color
Students study how artists use color to effectively convey and heighten the emotion of their artwork. After discussing various colors artists use and what emotions they're trying to portray, students create their own artwork with shapes...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
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