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Art Under the Microscope (8th grade Science)
During the class microscope unit, 8th graders selected a blood cell slide and drew just a portion of what they saw. This was then transferred to watercolor paper and designed into a pen and ink pattern. On test paper, students practiced wet-on-wet and dry-on-wet watercolor and experimented with mixing pigment mixtures. They finally applied color to their graphic designs and, in some cases, supplemental textures.
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