A Natural State

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Resource:A Natural State
Provider:A Natural State
Summary:Age Range: 5-18 (Grades K-12 with most suited for middle school and up. Younger children will need adult assistance.) This web presentation from the state of South Carolina explores how people are inspired by nature to shape, twist, carve, and weave materials collected from the landscape into works of art.
Description:Interviews with natural artists from various geographical zones of South Carolina are included on the site along with samples of their work.

The website provides free virtual workshops with step-by-step instructions and illustrations on how to make artwork using natural materials such as clay, pine needles, branches, vines, acorns, nuts, flowers, leaves, rocks, shells, and more. Click on "Workshops" to see a menu of projects that include:
  • Dyes and Dyeing
  • Bentwood Trellis Making
  • Dioramas
  • Kudzu Basket Weaving
  • Weaving
  • Coiled Clay Pottery
  • Paper Making
  • Pine Needle Baskets
Click on any one to access a very clear presentation with instructions on how to create that object.

The site also offers "Science - Teacher Resources" with many educational videos and more.
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Orientation:General
Subjects:Science
Teaching Methods:Online Interactive
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Ages:5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18
Grades:K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12
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