Interactive Classroom Devotional- Science/Bible/Art
Topic: Iron-plated Snail as God’s Creation
Scripture: Genesis 1:20-25
Level: Late Primary/Early Intermediate
-Art supplies (drawing paper, pencils, pencil crayons, crayons, sharpies)
-How to draw a snail (without steps, some kids will shut down at this point!)- http://artforkidshub.com/how-to-draw-a-snail-for-young-artists/
- KWL chart on paper, board or computer - https://www.eduplace.com/graphicorganizer/pdf/kwl.pdf
-Map showing Indian Ocean
Hook: Have you ever held a snail?
Vocabulary: Indian Ocean, iron-plated, armour, hydrothermal vents, iron sulfide
-Begin a KWL chart with students on snails
-Discuss land & pond snails-- how they are made & what they do http://www.kiddyhouse.com/Snails/snail.html
-Fold drawing paper in half; Label as “Land Snail”; draw a simple snail
-Discuss iron-plated snail
-Where else has God allowed snails to live? (ocean)
-What would it need to be able to live there?
-Would a snail need armour? Why would God create a snail like this?
-How did God show his care for the snail? (protected by armour)
-Show picture of iron-plated snail; how are they the same? Different?
-Label other half of drawing paper as “Ocean Snail”; draw simple snail again, but with changes