68 SUBJECT Art class, physics TOPIC FROM CURRICULUM GENERAL TOPIC: SUBTOPIC Types of light LEARNING OBJECTIVES To learn about different types of illuminance with specific wavelengths, providing information not discernible in visible light (UVF methods (ultraviolet fluorescence), IRF (infrared photography) and IRR (infrared reflectography)). ART EXPRESSIOSIONS/VISUAL FORMS USED Direct: using different types of illuminance to see what's beneath the top layers of the painting. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Cooperation with our Department of Conservation and Restoration; use of UV and infrared light. MOTIVATIONAL STAGE TITLE OF THE LESSON Visiting the Conservators-Restorers - what is hidden from our eyes? Guided tour and workshop for Gal's Children Club. ISSUE/PROBLEM (society issue, issue that is seen relevant from pupils’ perspective, issue linked to some nature phenomenon or phenomenon from pupils’ everyday life) Issue: - Do we always see everything that had been painted or is there something hidden from our eyes? - How can we investigate, if there is something painted beneath the top layers of the paint? - Can we learn something from the research; for e.g. about the artist, about his methods of work, about the way of how the works of art were made in the past etc.? INVESTIGATIONAL STAGE DESCRIPTION OF THE ACTIVITY Part one: We talk about: Why it is important to take care of the works of art?