Music and Creative Nonfiction — Cross Curricular

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Watch this: https://www.youtube.com/user/nyousa

Just as da Vinci studied birds to develop the new technology of flight, Tan Dun uses cell-phone technology to enhance music. The old and the new come together.


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Check out NASA’s learning resources here:

http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/5-8/features/F_Fly_Like_Birds.html

Today’s assignment:

1. Watch the NYO video above.

2. Write a creative nonfiction short story that includes da Vinci.

3. Watch this movie:

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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120631/