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A Portrait of an Artist-Scientist

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A Portrait of an Artist-Scientist is a free, cross-disciplinary teacher resource that inspires students to think critically about the connection between art and science. The educational kit profiles artist Mark Parsons, who has multiple sclerosis and incorporates his experience with both disability and science into his works of art. Classroom activities listed in the teacher guide allow students to more fully explore the topics of heredity, DNA, and visual art. These activities meet national standards for science, art, and thinking and reasoning.

A Portrait of an Artist-Scientist educational kit includes:

To receive a printed copy of the student magazine and teacher's guide, contact us.