In creating scientific artists’ books, students become keen researchers, thinkers, and analysts. Applying scientific observation to their illustrations and text, students investigate an array of topics, including, but not limited to, the properties of elements, atoms and molecules, ecosystems, chemical reactions, and energy transference.
CCSS English Language Arts
RI 2, RI 3, RI 5, RI 7, RI 9, W 2a-d, W 8, W 9
5-PS3-1, 5-LS1-1, 5-LS2-1, PS3.D, LS1.C, LS2.A, LS2.B, 5-PS2-1, 5-ESS1-1, 5-ESS1-2, PS2.B, ESS1.A, ESS1.B, 5-ESS2-1, ESS2-A, 5-PS1-1, 5-PS1-2, PS1.A, PS1.B
CA Arts Standards
5.VA:Cr2.1, 5.VA:Cr3, 5.VA:Re8