Perspsctives: Optical illusions and Whole History

Art. Play. Learn.

This 3-day residency or full day field trip takes students through a multi-level understanding of perspective. Students begin by exploring perspective through Biological processes that allow us to see optical illusions and then travel through time to experience a new perspective of teh Civil War by reading real letters written by African American Freedom Fighters in the Civil War. Visual art activities tie together the science and optical illusions. Creative writing and theater activities tie together the connection between how our brains interpret information to form our perspective and will help students undertsand how to see the world through different perspectives.

Location: your school or Art Play Learn's center: 9811 Mallard Drive, Suite 111, Laurel, MD 20708
Audiences: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Kindergarten
Core Curricula: English/Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, Library and Media
Art Forms: Creative Writing, Digital Arts/Media, Music, Theater, Puppetry, Storytelling
Program/Event Format: After School/Weekend, In School Residency, In School Workshop, Field Trip
Cost: $600.00 $600 for one classroom, $1100 for two clasrooms scheudled for the same day, $1600 for 3 classrooms scheduled for the same day Duration: 3 45-minute sessions
Student Supports: Sensory Friendly, Universal Design for Learning Compatible, Gifted/Advanced, Wheelchair Accessible