Activities & Lessons: Works of Art
Activity Topic Grade
Source Time Special
Upside Down Mobile: Build a fab desktop whatsit from a bunch of stuff Works of Art 3-4, 5-6 ZOOM 30 min. Per group: 5 lbs. of clay
*Kinetic Sculpture: Build a tower with parts that move in the wind Works of Art 5-6, 7-8 Design Squad 45 min. n/a
Mobile Forces: Balancing forces is important in both art and engineering design Works of Art 5-6, 7-8 Teach Engineering 1 hour n/a

*Indicates whether an activity is suitable for a community event. Activities considered appropriate for a large-scale community event are attention-grabbing but simple; use inexpensive materials; require minimal instruction, supervision, and cleanup; and can be modified to take place over a short period of time (about 15-20 minutes).