ERIC Number: ED071976
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
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Gem Treasures (Lapidary I), Art Education: 6681.23.
Marinaccio, Louis M.
This quinmester course outline includes a course description and rationale, objectives, an outline of content, evaluation suggestions, resources for students, and a bibliography. The course is suggested for prevocational students in grades 9-12. Course content ranges from a definition and background section, to preparation and handling and forming gem stones. At the end of the course the student should, among other things, be able to: 1) identify the work of several outstanding contemporary lapidists; 2) demonstrate the method of preparing and handling gem stones for tumbling and polishing; 3) demonstrate the method of gem tumbling and polishing; 4) demonstrate the method of gem cutting. Resources for students tools and equipment used for tumbling and cutting. Resources for students include books, periodicals, suggested places to visit, and professional schools, universities, and workshops specializing in lapidary. (JLB)
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Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.
Identifiers - Location: Florida