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The Art and Science of Notebooks

by: Keri Porter, Craig Yokoi, and Bertina Yee

Along with inquiry-based teaching, exploring the elements of art can guide students to view and represent objects realistically. Understanding line, shape, color, value, form, space, and texture helps bridge the gap between what students actually observe and what their preconceived ideas about the object may be. This type of explicit instruction prevents misconceptions.

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Type Journal ArticlePub Date 10/1/2011Stock # sc11_049_02_42Volume 049Issue 02

NSTA Press produces classroom-ready activities, hands-on approaches to inquiry, relevant professional development, the latest scientific education news and research, assessment and standards-based instruction.

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