PERSPECTIVE CUBE

MATH
Conduct a class discussion about geometric shapes and angles. Have students determine the number of squares needed to make up the cube shape in the illustration to the right.

HISTORY
The Rubik’s cube was invented in 1974 by Erno Rubik, a Hungarian architect, who wanted a working model to help explain three-dimensional geometry. Being from Hungary, and at the time being behind the Iron Curtain, it meant that it took a few years to market the cube as a toy. Discuss how politics can hinder progress.

LANGUAGE ARTS
Create a cube of words or letters and roll the cube (or cubes) to makes words, sentences or come up with stories, A FREE cube template may be found at https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Cube-Pattern-2656662

SCIENCE
Scientists have developed an algorithm that will solve a Rubik’s cube with any dimensions. Talk about how step by step instructions are used in computer science.

EXTENSION
Create a pattern of perspective cubes by placing them side by side on a wall, creating a tessellated image. Try making a quilt pattern from the assembled perspective cube art.

Art Infused Cross Curriculum Educational Lesson Ideas – Perspective Cube Design

Ideas for ART INFUSED Cross Curriculum Lesson Plans

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