MYP Art + Design / International Baccalaureate
Global Context: Scientific and Technical Innovation
Key concept: Creativity
Related concept: S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math)
Statement of Inquiry: STEAM is creativity applied to scientific and technical innovation
O.Q.: Where does Scientific and Technical Innovation meet Art and Design?
Inspired by Leonardo da Vinci´s machine designs, students will design a robot applying the technique of schematic drawing and cardboard sculpture.
Factual: What is STEAM?
Conceptual: How have artists influenced science and vice versa?
Debatable: What makes humans different from machines?
Inspired by artist Jacob Lawrence, human rights and the UN Sustainable Goals, students will inquiry and map how humans share finite resources and how does power affects communities relationships. They will choose a topic that represents power and makes a painting. They will apply the skills of painting and drawing using a grid system to scale an image.
Activities: Brainstorming, discuss about the human rights importance. What is political painting? Research on the internet, painting workshop, gallery walk
Artists: Jacob Lawrence, Barbara Kruger, Antonio Berni
Vocabulary: exodus, migration, power, contrast, balance
“Freedom of Speech”
“The right to be yourself”
“How people choose politics”
“Democracy for all”
“Might peace be with you”
“Access to Education”