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Rose Windows November 4, 2008

Filed under: projects — alaplante @ 4:06 am

The fifth graders just finished a long-term project on Gothic rose windows. Using radial symmetry, they created circular compositions and an unusual combination of aluminum foil and tissue paper to create these designs. The students looked at the use of stained glass in European cathedrals as well as other religions’ places of worship.

Some pictures of the finished windows:


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