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Science Sampler: Seeing the world in a garden—Science and art curricula synergy

by: Laura Felleman Fattal

Duke Farms and Gardens, a 2,700-acre estate in Hillsborough, New Jersey, that includes a large greenhouse, was the site of a middle school field trip that provided the opportunity to highlight overlapping science and visual art curricula goals. Some of the classroom activities that students engaged in before and after returning from the field trip included creating three-dimensional terrariums with living plants, rocks, and earth, and sketching, drawing, painting, and making prints of the contents of the discrete greenhouse gardens.

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Type Journal ArticlePub Date 1/1/2009Stock # ss09_032_05_52Volume 032Issue 05

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