Bicycles: Art on the Move

Grade 5

Jenifer Cameron,

Students learn about the history of the bicycle. They work through the artist process by drawing a bicycle from memory, by observation, using tools and then from memory again. They arrange their drawings into a collage for display.

Objectives and assessment criteria

Students will:

  1. be introduced to the historical timeline of the invention of the bicycle.
  2. measure angles on a bicycle using a protractor.
  3. make a mechanical drawing of a bicycle using a protractor and a compass.
  4. use innovations to add a creative touch to the drawing.