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Sun science is the focus as you explore the Earth's rotation and revolution, the seasons, and night and day.
Explore the concept of the Earth's rotation. With a partner, one of you holds a flashlight (the sun) and the other slowly rotates a large ball (Earth) with a small sticker on it. Figure out whether it is day or night where the sticker is, based on the position of the sun in relationship to Earth.
Draw a 24-hour time line on roll paper with Crayola® Markers. For each hour, decide whether it is day or night where you live, and what you might be doing as the day goes on in summer and then in winter. How does the season affect whether it is light or dark during certain hours?
Choose a time of day and a season. Paint yourself at your chosen time of day in the appropriate clothing and activity for the season on white paper. Where will the sun (or moon) be in your painting? Use Crayola® Washable Paint and paint brushes on paper plates to blend colors. Mix small amounts of paint on paper plates.
Display your paintings in 24-hour order in a hallway gallery. Share observations about your paintings and subjects with visitors.
People around the world give thanks for their food. Celebrate a harvest of pineapples, pumpkins, or pomegranates-and sho
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Are you an innovator or inventor? Learn about the ColorCycle program and how repurposed markers became fuel.
Create an original pop-art repetitive portrait based on a study the life and work of Andy Warhol.
Is a picture worth a thousand words? Use art to make a point with a political cartoon.
Create your own coral reef and learn about these delicate ecosystems.
Protection of the world’s tropical rainforests is a key environmental strategy for keeping the Earth healthy. Demonstrat
Imagination and problem-solving go to work as children check out real bugs and create their own.
Picasso’s art career spanned many decades and included a variety of styles and influences. Create a portrait collage ins
Our crayons have been rolling off the assembly line since 1903, and you can see how it’s done.
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