1) If you take a handful of pebbles and throw them into the water, what happens next?
2) When water ripples, do the ripples get bigger or smaller?
3) Where do the ripples end?
4) Does a rock grow when you give it water or food?
5) Turn to a partner. Partner A share what you know about how a rock garden is different than a garden with plants and trees? Partner B share how they can be the same?
VISUAL AIDS: Images of Japanese Zen Gardens, Rock Gardens, Water rippling, Ripples and swirls in nature
Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh
The Squiggle by
STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:
-classify rocks by shape, color and size.
-describe the difference between living and non-living things in nature.
-create a design using organic shapes.
-use lines to draw concentric circles that expand in size as they grow outward from an object.
-describe the interaction of on object in motion with water.
River rocks in different sizes and colors
Manila or White paper