Today’s post I want to feature a teacher who was an excellent representation of integrating arts into her core curriculum. Andrea Heiner teaches fourth grade in Utah, and during her science curriculum of soil layers, she used watercolors as their medium for creating a diagram. A little science, a little art, a lot of fun! Check out their great project here:
The students started with the bottom layer, bedrock. The next day once this layer was dry, they worked on the second layer, subsoil.
Each layer shows components of what this layer of soil contains, such as rocks, roots, and even worms!
Once their paintings were finished, they added labels and descriptions for each section.
What a great example of arts integration! Great job, Ms. Heiner!