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Spin Art


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Spin Art

Make your own spin art device using an old record player! Notice patterns and effects the spinning movement has on your work. When finished, post your work to the Spin Art Gallery!

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
$1 - $5 per student

Age Range:
Ages 4 - 8

Resource Type:
Activity

Language:
English

Materials List (per student)


  • turntable
  • masking tape
  • scissors
  • markers
  • paper

Subjects


  • Life Sciences
    • Human Senses and Perception
      • Vision
  • Physical Sciences
    • Motion and Forces
      • Rotation Motion

Informal Categories


  • Arts and Crafts

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • see color
  • touch

Learning styles supported:

  • Links STEM to other topics of interest such as arts and humanities
  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

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Access Rights:

  • Free access

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Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, Science Museum of Minnesota, ©1995

Funding Sources:

  • Unisys
  • Science Learning Network
  • National Science Foundation

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