"Quilting in Circles" is a art-focused STEAMvestigation that employs math to make art. Students start with patterns to cut circles, learn about radius and use a compass and other tools to understand more about these 2 dimensional shapes. Put new knowledge and measurement data to use in designing and creating a paper quilt (plus other options).
The download file includes the following printables:
• Kids STEAMvestigation Handout
• Educator's Background Notes
• Design Logbook Pages
• Literacy Connection "Quilting in Circles,"
You supply recycled materials, a Compass Tool, Pencils. Colored Papers
(min. 3 colors) and other Found Items
Materials kits are available for this art-focused "Quilting in Circles" when ordered as part of the STEAMstart: Moon Shadows Unit. The full STEAMstart Unit includes 5 subject-focused STEAMvestigations and a culminating Unit Challenge, order the STEAMstart: Moon Shadows Unit for camps, clubs, and after school programs.