Water Flow Installation at deCordova

We began our Water Flow Installation at the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum at the top of a hill where we hung banners we had decorated with animals and birds.

Then we passed out 50 neon survey flags and, in two teams, began to mark out routes that we thought the water would flow down the hill, based on experiments we had conducted at school.

We placed the survey flags 10 feet apart down the hill, measuring carefully.

Then we outlined the routes with orange survey tape and replaced the survey flags with "maypoles." We had made the maypoles in school, decorating them with the colors of the rainbow to recall the water cycle.

Here is a view looking up the hill from the point where we imagined that rivulets of water would converge, marked by a blue and yellow maypole.