“For tell me, is not that cabbage you speak of a being existent in Nature as well as you? Is not she the common mother of you both? Yet the opinion that Nature is kinder to mankind than to cabbage-kind, tickles and makes us laugh." Cyrano de Bergerac [1620-1655]: "The Soul of the Cabbage"
This is a great lesson because it integrates science with art in a very cool way. This lesson also helps students learn about texture and color. This also reminded me a lot of what we did in class because they used leaves.