GEMS Students Learn the Art of Geometry

Target 1 – Student-Centered Learning. FWSU students will engage in personalize learning involving collaborative inquiry, problem solving and creative learning opportunities.

Action Step – Highlight, create and model innovative learning opportunities that promote collaborative inquiry, problem solving and creativity for students and staff.

Indicator of Success – Students and staff will apply existing knowledge to create original works as a means of personal or group expression.

Have you ever noticed the close relationship between art and geometry?

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What better way to open the Art room’s sculpture center at Georgia Middle School than to explore the importance of platonic solids and polyhedron!

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From the ancient pyramids at Giza, to Leonardo DaVinci, to the Buckyball and contemporary sculpture…

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…three-dimensional construction is often informed by math and science concepts.

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Students worked collaboratively to develop creative solutions to polyhedron and identified vertices, edges and faces.

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The students greatly enjoyed learning the art of geometry!

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