Collaboration Activity (good for mentor time) from: In the middle: Life as a seventh grade language arts teacher. The Cup Challenge - teach students how to work in cooperative groups with this simple and fun challenge.
Pendulum Painting - Martha Stewart Kids' Crafts Good way to teach air resistance and and Newton's Laws. have students summarize the effect of forces on their product and then they have a piece of art work to take home!
Art at Becker Middle School: Chinese Ming Vases. Love this scratch art
Student works from my classes at Sunnyside and Joyce Clark Middle School