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Lise Farquhar

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ART - The Science of Art - Let's do a social experiment

like What do you prefer - repeated patterns or free flowing designs? Let's experiment, create and make some discoveries in art. This activity should take you around 45 minutes to complete. You will create and compare 2 different types of Zentangle Designs and decide what style you prefer. This is a social sciences experiment. Upload a photo of your designs on Page 1 (see video), complete the reflection on Page 2. An example is on Page 3. seesaw RESEARCH QUESTION: Do students find it more calming to create geometric or organic zentangle designs? HYPOTHESIS: More students prefer geometric designs because they are repetitive and predictable making them easier to draw, creating a more calming effect. (Do you agree?) VARIABLES: Choice of drawing materials, line, shape, space and colour to complete zentangle design. MATERIALS: Paper, drawing tools, ruler PROCEDURE: (see video and examples in activity response template). Repeat the experiment - drawing draw at least 2 geometric zentangles & 2 organic zentangle designs as shown in the video SAFETY: Becoming so relaxed you fall asleep while drawing and bang your head on the table! RESULTS: Complete this survey when your zentangles are done link https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=BdJKHR72TECcWoDCjnisOJZPGXwI6vZFgeA3cpjcJoRUOUkzQ1cxVlFGTDJGTFdHR01MQ1ZEMkM0TC4u CONCLUSION: Results of survey will be shared next week for you to draw on for your conclusions. EVALUATION: Add a comment on Page 2 of the Activity sharing what you enjoyed and learned from this activity ... so far!

5th Grade, 6th Grade, Science, Art
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Compatible with: Chromebooks, computers, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets, Android phones, Kindle Fire

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When you finish your Zentangle Drawing Experiment, complete the survey with your results: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=BdJKHR72TECcWoDCjnisOJZPGXwI6vZFgeA3cpjcJoRUOUkzQ1cxVlFGTDJGTFdHR01MQ1ZEMkM0TC4u.