Grade 1/2 students have been imagining what microscopic pond creatures might look like under a microscope. They have carefully examined the lines and organic shapes in their artworks and then turned them into the little bugs and creatures that lie hidden in pond water. A selection of John Olsen’s artworks have been a wonderful inspiration for this task.
As mentioned in a previous post, my students really enjoyed watching the following video:
The Hidden Life in Pond Water – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tIMJWWpOrjw