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Learning Exercise

Material: The Artist's Toolkit
Submitted by: michelle lynn on Apr 03, 2006
Date Last Modified: Apr 03, 2006
Title: Construction Geometric and Organic Shapes
Description: This activity leads the students to be able to identify the difference between geometric and organic shapes.
Type of Task: Individual, Student-centered, Team
Time Required website 15 minutes, shapes 15 minutes
Topics: Art Shapes-geometric and organic
Course: Art Elements and Principles: Intro to shapes
Audience: Grade School, Middle School
Prerequisites Skills: Internet navigation skills
Learning Objectives: The students should be able to identify the difference between a geometric or organic shape. They will also have to make their own shapes and identify what they are.
Technical Notes: The computer may need to have the Macromedia Flash Player.
Text of Learning Exercise: Instructor expectations: The instructor should know the website and be able to
manuver around the website without any problems. They should also be able to
show the students some different examples of geometric and organic shapes.

Users: To successfully complete the assignment the user must be able to watch,
find and create their own geometric and organic shapes.

Activities: The instructor will introduce the website to the students and then
let the students explore the three activites. The students can either work
individually or with a group. They can either watch, find or
create their own shapes. Afterwords they will take construction paper and each
make their own geometric and organic shapes.
Additional Information URL: n/a
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