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This module was selected as the 2005 Classics Award Winner by the MERLOT Teacher Education Editorial Board for its innovative and best practices approach to cross-curricular investigation, discovery, and reflection for K-university learners. Since 1998, the Paper Project has been exploring the structure and beauty of paper. The...
This module was selected as the 2005 Classics Award Winner by the MERLOT Teacher Education Editorial Board for its innovative and best practices approach to cross-curricular investigation, discovery, and reflection for K-university learners. Since 1998, the Paper Project has been exploring the structure and beauty of paper. The project chronicles handmade and mouldmade paper through images produced by scanning electron microscopy and a scanning-laser confocal microscope. The content blends the world of art and science. Teaching standards addressed include K-8 visual arts, technology, and science. It reveals how science, art, and technology are entwined and would be appropriate material for cross-disciplinary integrated teaching by faculty who team teach at the middle school level. The development of this site began with a simple scientific question - What can modern microscopy tell us about paper? - and it has grown in many different directions from that point. Materials include written comparisons of old and new technology (the history of microsopes, the history of paper), step-by-step instructions for making paper, and microscopic images of paper with depth resolution or at various magnifications displayed side-by-side for easy comparison (powers of 10: 100x and 1000x). Students can use 3-D glasses to enjoy part of this site.
The site has added a PowerPoint presentation and a PDF of class lecture notes for teachers to use in the classroom.
Used in course
7 years ago
I spent 5 min. browsing, but I do feel that the materials accurately present concepts and models that are educationally significant. I feel there is a high level of effectiveness for enhancing teacher and student learning. I found it easy to use this software.
Used in course
7 years ago
I spent about 30 minutes looing through this site. I like the idea of having kids use 3-D glasses because it is a fun activity students will enjoy. Students can definitely learn from this material and all the materials are easy to use no matter what grade it may be used for.
Used in course
8 years ago
Nancy J. Pelaez
The peer reviewers worked with the author to develop the following snapshot about the paper project.
This site offers many opportunities to use 3-D glasses. If you don't have any, instructions for making them are available at the site.