Tallgrass Print-making

CREATED FOR FLINT HILLS MAP & EDUCATION PROGRAM

Students will create a color print of one or more of the four main tallgrasses:  Big Bluestem, Little Bluestem, Indian Grass, and Switchgrass.  By observing, drawing, and then printing the various grass seedheads & anatomy, students will develop skills in recognizing plant physiology and identifying these main tallgrass prairie species. 

Students will also learn the fundamentals of transferring images through print-making.

Science & Art

Tallgrass Print-Making Lesson

Four Grasses & Structure Sketches

Photo - Example Big Bluestem Print