BIG THOUGHT GLASS

pre test
pre test

We did pre tests to see what the students remembered from the week before and also highlighted topics that they were being tested on in school.

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opening demo
opening demo

Visiting artist Aaron Tate volunteers with us to showcase a glass blowing demo with the rest of the team.

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Carlyn narrates
Carlyn narrates

Carlyn narrates the science behind the process.

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Students involved
Students involved

Carlyn blows a bowl and has the students help in the process.

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Volume
Volume

Different students volunteer to help with the process.

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Opening up the bowl
Opening up the bowl

She volunteers to help open up the bowl.

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Don Beck leads Neon
Don Beck leads Neon

Don Beck, who was a professor of neon at University of Texas at Arlington, set up a neon section in the back room and taught the kids about electricity, light, energy and colors of the glass.

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Making of "Horizon" piece
Making of "Horizon" piece

The students pull out glass pieces to be used in the large installation "Horizons".

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Mock up/ design
Mock up/ design

We showed the students the mock up of the design we were working on and received their input on colors and ideas.

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