PS/IS 686 | Brooklyn, NY

Gr6 Humanities: We’re in the process of creating…

We’re in the process of creating sculptures that symbolize how light is conceptualized in various religions around the world.

Students have been exploring the role of light in belief systems and what it symbolizes.   As we continue our exploration, we’re guided by questions that invite deeper connections:

  • Why do religions have a connection and/or appreciation for light?
  • How are light and community connected?
  • How has light and its changing forms evolved societies?

Their sculptures represent their current understanding as they continue to work with these more complex ideas.  Here are some of the concepts they are working on, along with students immersed in the creative process: