Colossal Creativity

Dinosaurs inhabited the earth from about 250 million years ago to 65 million years ago – a time period known as the Mesozoic Age. The Mesozoic age is divided into three periods, listed from earliest to latest: Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous. Life on Earth differed during each of these periods due to changes in plant life that affected the development of animal life. Educational Objectives: This lesson provides opportunities for students to: • Learn new visual art vocabulary and use it in the course of the project • Generate multiple designs with the use of color and release techniques • Use multiple instructions to produce a hands-on project • Understand and apply media, techniques and processes • Reflect upon and assess the characteristics and merits of their work and the work of others • Make connections between visual arts and other disciplines • Life Science: understand the basic concepts of the evolution of species
Complete Lesson Plan Colossal Creativity (PDF)