Quick summary: Students will explore some of the amazing colours that can be found in nature. Students are asked to stand or sit in one spot, and to see how many colours they can see in nature from that spot. Students will then create an artwork based on the colours they observe in nature.
We’ve taken elements of this lesson and adapted them for remote learning. You can find this activity here.
Learning intentions: Students will …
- … be able to observe colours in nature.
- … understand that there are many colours in nature.
Australian Curriculum Mapping
- Explore ideas, experiences, observations and imagination to create visual artworks and design, including considering ideas in artworks by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists (ACAVAM106)
Syllabus Outcomes: STe-4WS.
General capabilities: Critical and creative thinking.
Cross-curriculum priority: Sustainability OI.2.
Time required: 30 minutes
Level of teacher scaffolding: High – Lead students in outdoor activities and observations.
Resources required: Student Worksheet – one copy per student. Device capable of presenting a website to the class.
Keywords: Nature, colour, foundation.
Cool Australia’s curriculum team continually reviews and refines our resources to be in line with changes to the Australian Curriculum.