Lately, my inner Gemini has been showing through in the art room. Kids are coming in and I’m showing them science-y art. Or artsy science. I’m telling them we’re going to artists doing science. Or scientists making art. It doesn’t matter! We’re having some fun.
I start the class by showing them this artwork, and asking them how they think it was made. A feather? I dog’s hair? A painting? Is it the sun? These are all guesses the kids have suggested. When I tell them it’s made from bacteria that was painted in a petri dish, they get grossed out. EEEwwww!!! Continue reading