February 20

3d Illusion Art – Grade 7-8 Visual Art

Today we are learning how to make 3d perspective illusions.  We are watching an explanation on Ted Talk and then choosing an example to try for ourselves.

Ted Talk Explanation

Check out these really cool examples

Now check out these examples to try for your self.

  1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KnZQYXPJnXU (steps into paper)
  2. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LcWLe_f-wQk (more steps into paper)
  3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jr-zAzxfTVU (floating 3d ”A” letter)
  4. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFK7Bt7kfSY (floating 3d “F” letter)
  5. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u31uUVN8eqg (floating Minecraft creeper head)
  6. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3v5zq-VdBU (letter sinking into paper)
  7. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDByptKMff0 (3d net cube with shadow)
  8. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e4nybcYko0s (3d ladder)
  9. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TnVv3hO8vE4 (hole in lined paper)
February 12

Science – The Earth’s Crust

Today we watched  some videos on the Earth’s crust that explain how convection moves the tectonic plates in Tectonic Theory.  Check out the links below.  Then go to the Quizlet link to study the vocabulary related to the lesson.  Also, there is a link to the handouts from class.

Handouts from class:

20.02.03 convection currents and tectonic plate movement a

Quizlet link:


Videos we took notes on in class.

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