When Art Meets STEM

When Art Meets STEM


  • Cardboard
  • Blank paper
  • Ruler
  • Circle protractor
  • Pencil
  • Chalk pens or merkers



  1. Divide students into small groups
  2. Talk to students about how the circle is 360 degrees. In order to make 5-point star students need to divide 360 by 5. Students will figure out that 72 degrees is the magic number when it comes to drawing a five-pointed star.


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Grade Range: 3rd – 8th


Time: 40 minutes


Synopsis: When art meets STEM, you open the door to many more opportunities. In this lesson, students will combine their creativity with math to create beautiful decorative stars.