Architectural Design Teacher Resources
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Math and Architectural Design in Relation to Rebuilding The World Trade Center
Learners discover building plans and practice reading measurements. In this architectural design lesson, students investigate the areas of the specific World Trade Center locations that need to be rebuilt and determine the cost. Learners utilize an Internet education program to calculate certain figures for areas.
7th - 9th Math 3 Views 1 Download
World Trade Center Design Proposals
Young scholars explore architectural design. In this critical thinking and architecture instructional activity, students view a number of websites providing proposals for design plans of a new World Trade Center. Young scholars choose and evaluate three possible designs based on specific given criteria and prepare an oral presentation of which design is best suited to replace the original World Trade Center.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Mathematics Alive: Environment and Design of Human Habitats
Third graders explore the structural composition of buildings and houses. In this math lesson, 3rd graders explain how architecture is related to mathematics. They create a blueprint of a structure with at least three different spaces.
3rd Technology & Engineering 7 Views 47 Downloads
Home, Sweet, Home!
Young scholars investigate the local history and architecture of their community. They draw maps, conduct Internet research, discuss varied architectural designs, take a walking tour of their town and work in teams to record their community's history.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 21 Downloads
Mathematics of Ornaments and Architecture
Learners study African traditional architecture. They examine how African ornaments, wall painting and motifs use geometric shapes to express and explain the culture. They discuss the ornaments and architectural designs in the setting and period they were executed and use these as examples in developing ornaments for their own use.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Legacy of Ancient Civilizations Today
Students examine architectural structures of ancient civilizations by viewing a slide-show. For this architectural design lesson, students observe a slide-show showcasing many historic buildings and structures that have lasted thousands of years.
K - 4th Social Studies & History 4 Views 35 Downloads
It's Not Conjecture, Look! It's Architecture!
Young scholars examine how architecture reflects historical time periods. They conduct research on the History Detectives website, complete a fact sheet, sequence photographs of different architectural styles, and create an illustration of a house.
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 37 Downloads
Portland Architectural Tour - Activity 1
Students research architectural designs of the Portland, Oregon metro area in this excellent lesson provided by Oregon Public Broadcasting. While this unit is written with Portland, Oregon in mind, teachers can adapt for any geographic region.
4th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
T H E P O W E R O F A R C H I T E C T U R E
Young scholars arecognize the architecture of another culture, how the architecture of a people records their history, explore artistic elements, explore and use geometric concepts of shape, pattern, and symmetry.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
Building Straw Towers
Students apply their knowledge of technology to help them build. In this science and technology lesson, students build straw towers and investigate the strength and form of the structure. They analyze the best design the make the building durable.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 24 Downloads
Newhallville:A Neighborhood of Changing Prosperity
Sixth graders review the various immigrant groups who settled in the Newhallville neighborhood. In groups, they compare the boundaries of the neighborhood in the past and today. Using the Internet, they research the types of industries in the area and how they have affected New Haven and its prosperity.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
CONCEPTS IN NUMBER THEORY.
Students study the Maya culture and their achievements in mathematics, how bacteria grow exponentially, use rational numbers to convert back and forth between Celsius and degrees Fahrenheit, how some architectural designs are examples of logarithmic spirals, how complex numbers help express electrical concepts, etc.
10th - 12th Math 3 Views 2 Downloads
Looking Upwards: Greenroofing & Rooftop Gardening
Middle schoolers explore the role of green roofing and rooftop gardening in contemporary architectural design. They then conduct collaborative research to learn about the history, process, science, and environmental impact of green roofing.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads