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My Field Trip to Sloss Furnaces

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A tour of Sloss Furnaces as seen through the eyes of a third grade student. The process of making cast-iron art is the focus of the tour. >
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Alabama Course of Study

Arts Education (2006)
Visual Arts
Kindergarten
7.) Identify examples of visual arts within the community.

Grade 1
7.) Identify visual arts professionals within the community.

Grade 4
1.) Produce two- and three-dimensional works of art with a variety of traditional and digital process, materials, subject matter, and techniques.
7.) Utilize community resources to identify works of art from various cultures, times, and place. Examples: guest artists, artists-in-residence, museums, libraries, universities.

Grade 6
1.) Create works of art utilizing a variety of traditional and nontraditional media and techniques. Examples: torn-paper collage, weaving, wire sculpture, clay relief
1a.) Applying steps artists use in the production of art, including conceptualizing ideas and forms, refining ideas and forms, and reflecting on and evaluating both the process of production and the product.
1b.) Applying the elements of art and principles of design to the production of two- and three-dimensional artwork

Science (2005)
Grade 5
1.) Identify evidence of chemical changes through color, gas formation, solid formation, and temperature change.

Author: Alabama Public Television
Last update: October 14, 2010

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  • Daniel Foundation of Alabama
  • Hugh Kaul Foundation
  • Monte L. Moorer Foundation
  • Sybil H. Smith Charitable Trust
Web-Interactive Field Trips
  • Alabama Humanities Foundation
    A state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Robert Meyer Foundation
  • The Stephens Foundation
  • Wells Fargo Foundation
e-Learning for Educators/ APT Learn Online
  • Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham
  • U.S. Department of Education
STEM Education Initiative
  • Ann & Alfred F. Delchamps, Jr. Charitable Fund
  • BBVA Compass Bank
  • Beverly and Gary Cooper Charitable Fund
  • Community Foundation of South Alabama
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
General Educational Support
  • Alabama Department of Human Resources
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Books-A-Million
  • Honda Manufacturing of Alabama
  • Publix
  • Wells Fargo
PBS Kids Programs
  • Alabama Power
  • Books-A-Million
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Publix
  • US Space & Rocket Center
American Graduate
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Southern Education Desk
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting