Center for Learning in the Arts, Sciences and Sustainability
University of Oregon ArtsBridge Art Project: Buckhead Restoration and Service Learning Project
Curriculum designed for middle school students to foster an appreciation of the Buckhead Wildlife Area through the study of art, science, environmental studies, social sciences, and history, with the incorporation of arts education. Culminating student projects will include interpretive signage for the Buckhead Wildlife Area, production of a collaborative class sculpture, and individual portfolios of drawing, photography, and poetry. Objectives include utilizing the environment to create individual and collective works of art, fostering an understanding of how artists interpret and use the natural environment in their artwork, and actively engaging students in developing a foundation in art processes, interpretation and critique.