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ERIC Number: EJ849305
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jun
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 3
ISSN: ISSN-0004-3931
Exploring Media Processes and Project Applications: Rediscovering Shrinky Dinks
Wolf Bordonaro, Gaelynn P.; Blake, Ann; Corrington, Deborah; Fanders, Tegan; Morley, Lauren
Arts & Activities, v145 n5 p28-29, 64 Jun 2009
Shrinky Dinks[R] are a plastic-sheet material that shrinks, hardens and thickens when heated in a traditional or toaster oven. The material was a favorite of generations, but many contemporary students and professionals in art have never had the opportunity to play with the unique media. This article discusses Shrinky Dinks and the importance of Math concepts in creating art objects with Shrinky Dinks as well as the cross-disciplinary uses and possible project applications of Shrinky Dinks.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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