Cool String Art: Creative Activities That Make Math & Science Fun for Kids!: Creative Activities That Make Math & Science Fun for Kids! (Cool Art with Math & Science)

By Anders Hanson

Notice mystery math and technological know-how tips to growing paintings! This identify introduces younger readers to the sciences, with an artistic twist. Math and technology academic pages are interspersed with Cool String artwork actions that provide useful functions of the data scholars study in school. All actions comprise how-to pictures, effortless directions, and transparent factors. toughen universal center criteria in interpreting, math, and technology, whereas making cool artwork tasks, from string artwork polygons to planets and constellations. Aligned to universal middle criteria and correlated to kingdom criteria. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing corporation.

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7 THE DODECAGRAM eight Tie the string round tack 1. Wrap the string round the outdoor of tacks 6, eleven, four, nine, 2, 7, 12, five, 10, three, eight, and 1. the total GRAPH nine an entire graph connects all 12 eight issues jointly. Tie the string round tack 1. pass in any order to attach the tacks. ascertain each one tack is hooked up to the entire different tacks. eleven WRITIN G LETTERS and contours W riting is a standard use for traces on paper. Letters and phrases are only traces bent into diversified shapes. Writing didn't continually appear like it does this day. It replaced through the years. The first writing was once invented in Sumeria round 3200 B. C. The Sumerians pressed the ideas of reeds into clay drugs. Writing began to glance extra love it does now in 900 B. C. that's whilst the Phoenician alphabet used to be commonly used. PHOENICIAN LETTERS GREEK LETTERS LATIN LETTERS 12 Around 800 B. C. the Greeks constructed their alphabet. They borrowed much from the Phoenicians. The Greek language nonetheless makes use of the Greek alphabet. The Romans created the Latin alphabet in six hundred B. C. They borrowed much from the Greeks. this present day, such a lot Western languages, together with English, use the Latin alphabet. evaluate the shapes from the Phoenician alphabet, the Greek alphabet, and the Latin alphabet. locate the similarities! thirteen 14 PROJ E C T 2 STRING paintings LETTER STUFF Y O U´L L want đƫ CORKBOARD đƫ WAXED PAPER đƫ PAPER đƫ SCISSORS đƫ TAPE đƫ coloured STRING đƫ PUSH PINS đƫ GLUE đƫ FOAM BRUSH phrases đƫ ALPHABET đƫ LETTER T he Latin alphabet has its roots within the Phoenician alphabet. The letters replaced over the years. Many letters nonetheless glance related. at the present time, the main usually used letter within the English language is E. The Latin E feels like a letter within the Phoenician alphabet. are you able to figure out which one? test making your individual letter during this venture! 15 1 the way to MAKE IT 1 disguise the corkboard with a sheet of waxed paper. 2 Draw the letter you're utilizing on a section of paper. otherwise you can print the letter out from a working laptop or computer. Make the letter sufficiently big to fill many of the corkboard. lower out the letter. three three position the letter cutout at the waxed paper. Tape it in position. four Insert pushpins round the edges of the letter. area the pins both. Don’t placed them throughout the letter. five eliminate the letter cutout. four sixteen 6 6 Tie one finish of string round a pin. Wrap the string once or twice round the within sight pushpins. Then start wrapping round new pins. move the string backward and forward contained in the letter. retain wrapping until eventually the full letter form is filled. nine 7 Tie the tip of the string to a pin. bring to a halt the surplus. eight Use a foam brush to use glue to the string. permit the glue dry. nine conscientiously get rid of the pins. turn the letter over. 10 observe a coat of glue to the again of the letter. allow the glue dry. 10 17 A STR O N O M Y THE OLDEST technology A stronomy is the examine of stars, planets, and different items in area. it's the oldest technology. all through heritage, astronomers used stars to benefit in regards to the global. Astronomers have grouped a few stars into constellations. The first constellations have been identified approximately 2,000 years in the past by means of Claudius Ptolemy.

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