Sky Tree

Author: Thomas Locker
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780064437509
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Questions at the bottom of each page lead to a unique discussion in the back of the book, where art and science are intertwined, and further depth is added to the wonder of Sky Tree.

Teaching Advanced Learners In The General Education Classroom

Author: Joan Franklin Smutny
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452269602
Size: 43.84 MB
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They can observe, write responses to, or create art pieces on the different levels
of brilliancy and color, as well as the effects on the environment. Locker and
Christensen's (2001) Sky Tree: Seeing Science Through Art is an excellent
source for this, as it blends both science and art in a series of breathtaking
paintings and related texts that illustrate such processes as photosynthesis. The
power of the sun's position on the “sky tree” is strikingly revealed and can assist
students in ...

Teaching Green The Elementary Years

Author: Tim Grant
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 9780865715349
Size: 52.57 MB
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Read the book Sky Tree: Seeing Science Through Art by Thomas Locker (
HarperCollins, 1995) and discuss how trees change through the seasons. Then
ask each student to choose a tree to observe, describe, and draw as it changes
through the year. (With younger students, you may wish to choose one tree to
monitor as a class.) This activity could take the form of an "adopt-a-tree" project in
which students complete a tree-adoption form and then make drawings, write
poems or ...

Differentiating For The Young Child

Author: Joan Franklin Smutny
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412975565
Size: 52.95 MB
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Leonardo da Vinci studied perspective and depth in painting, applied
mathematics and science to every aspect of his work, explored anatomy,
invented machines, and sketched designs for technology far in advance of his
time. Thomas Locker, a contemporary artist, has integrated science and art in a
format designed especially for teachers' classrooms. His Sky Tree: Seeing
Science Through Art (Locker & Christensen, 2001), Cloud Dance (Locker, 2000),
and Water Dance (Locker, ...

Media Skills For Middle Schools

Author: Lucille W. Van Vliet
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563085512
Size: 59.38 MB
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Friedhoffer, Bob. 1996. Magic and Perception: The Art and Science of Fooling the
Senses. Locker, Thomas, with Candace Christiansen. 1995. Sky Tree: Seeing
Science Through Art. Manguel, Alberto, and Gianni Guadalupi. 1987. The
Dictionary ofImaginary Places. Porter, Eliot, sel. 1967. From Henry David
Thoreau: “In Wildness Is the Preservation of the World.” Simon, Hilda. 1983. Sight
and Seeing: A World of Light. Lesson Ten / 183 LESSON 10: IS THE MEDIUM

Stem Life Science

Publisher: Pieces of Learning
ISBN: 9781937113605
Size: 22.98 MB
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Ask students what they know about the seasons and what types of changes they
see in trees, other plants, and animals when the seasons change. Read the book
Sky Tree: Seeing Science Through Art by Thomas Locker with Candace
Christiansen. Ask students if they have ever heard of the word pheno/ogy. As
they most likely have not heard of this word, explain to students what it means
using the following definition but adjusting it for their level of understanding:
Phenology is the ...

The Elementary School Library Collection Phases 1 2 3

Author: Linda L. Homa
Publisher: Brodart Co
ISBN: 9780872721142
Size: 79.13 MB
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Mary Lynn Woods' companion study guide, SKY TREE PORTFOLIO GUIDE,
outlines various art and science related activities, with step-by-step directions,
which expand the uses of the portfolio. Especially valuable for the urban
audience which is often divorced from nature. For environmental studies.
Companion book for the portfolio is SKY TREE: SEEING SCIENCE THROUGH
ART (HarperCollins ISBN 0-06-024884-X, 1995, $15.89). SUBJt Trees./ Seasons.
/ Art and science.

Interdisciplinary Language Arts And Science Instruction In Elementary Classrooms

Author: Valarie L. Akerson
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum
Size: 41.45 MB
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Georgia QCC Standards: Language Arts, Science, and Arts Materials: Sky Tree:
Seeing Science Through Art (Locker & Christiansen, 1995). Activities: 1. Teacher
will take students to the playground and pick up some leaves. 2. Students will be
invited to tell the colors of the leaves they have and the color of the leaves in the
other seasons. 3. Students will be invited to trace the leaves on the construction
paper and color their leaves. 4. Teacher will read the science trade book Seeing

Spotlight On Comprehension

Author: Linda Hoyt
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: 9780325007199
Size: 30.98 MB
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Beautifully narrated and illustrated, this book artfully combines mythology and
astronomy. Rhyming text describes activities and sights during the four Sky tree;
seeing science through art. K-5th Science: I love this book. Kids love this book.
See more in the same series by accessing <>. 2nd & up Science:
Smithsonian's Backyard series has "entertaining stories with an educational
message that answers the many questions about the habits and habitat of the
animals in their ...