Science and Art: Habitats: Life in the Wetlands - Everglades National Park

Science and Art: Habitats: Life in the Wetlands - Everglades National Park
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The third in our Habitat series, Habitats: Life in the Wetlands – Everglades National Park is now available. This unit contains information specific to the wetland habitat and connects fun art lessons and science together while bringing The Everglades National Park to your classroom.

Everglades National Park spans across 1.5 million acres in the southern portion of Florida. It is a destination your students will love to learn about while gaining an understanding of a wetland habitat.

Project One creates a beautiful layered mixed media landscape with paints, oil pastels and painted paper details

Project Two creates painted Mangrove trees common to the habitat of the Everglades

Project Three creates painted alligators with oil pastel and painted paper details

Project Four creates a bullfrog using mixed media - paint and oil pastels

Project Five creates painted paper butterflies constructed out of easy, basic shapes with fun details

These art lessons are easy to follow while being successful and fun for students.These lessons cover grades 1-4, but any age will love creating these projects.

Each project requires 1-2, 40-minute art sessions depending on grade level.

Included in this 45 page pdf:

Step by step full-color photo tutorials for each lesson

Background information on Everglades and lesson subject matter

Vocabulary words and learning objectives

Supplies needed for each project

Reproducible Handouts

Reproducible Artist Statement

National Core Art Standards checklist

I Can statements

Vocab cards

How To Make Painted Paper

Hi, I’m Laura Lohmann and I have been teaching Art for 20 years in Ohio. I love teaching students fun and exciting projects and hope that you will find my projects enjoyable for your students. I enjoy seeing my students start with a blank canvas and explore using art materials to create beautiful masterpieces.

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