Activity Idea: Peccary Effigy Jar (Quick Tip)
Explore the Object in the Classroom:
- Determine the temperature level necessary to fire clay. Discuss how different methods (kiln, open pit etc.) require different firing conditions.
- Write a profile of the collared peccary, including descriptions of its habitat, diet and behavior.
- Design a cup that does not have a flat bottom but still balances when standing upright.
- Create a ceramic work of art representing an animal of your choice.