Workers cutting dynamite charges to size at Mount Rushmore.
Third Grade-Fifth Grade
One to two 50-minute sessions
Visual Arts for 3rd - 5th grades U.S. National Standards for Visual Arts Grade k-4 Visual Arts Standard 1:http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/educators/standards/ Grade 5-8 Visual Arts Standard 1:http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/educators/standards/
Learn about the marks that carving tools make. Students will learn about the processes of rock removal at Mount Rushmore and understand why the different tools were used at each point of the process.