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Introduction to Architecture
Young scholars complete independent studies about famous architects or buildings. In this architecture lesson, students discuss what they know about the subject with their teacher. Young scholars then select European architects and/or structures to research.
6th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 22 Downloads
Architecture Is Elementary
Students learn the four orders of architecture: Doric, Ionic, Corinthian and Composite and create their own 3D structures in this Art/Art History lesson for fourth through sixth grade. The lesson includes a book resource list for lesson enhancement.
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
Architectural Relief Tiles
Students observe the design of buildings, either first-hand within their communities or with photographs. The design relief tiles representing buildings studied and use the vocabulary of design elements and construction materials used in the buildings they are representing.
1st - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Where the Wild Things Are
Students explore the role of gargoyles in New York City architecture as a starting point to considering architectural structures in their city. They create designs that illustrate ways in which those local structures may be enhanced by gargoyles.
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 33 Downloads
Traders of the Lost Art
Learners work in small groups to investigate a variety of art and architecture forms common during the Old Kingdom epoch in Ancient Egypt. Learners then evaluate how these art forms reflect a culture's beliefs and values. And, finally, groups do research on an assigned art form and create an example.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 22 Views 327 Downloads
Wonders of the World
Fifth graders investigate a famous structure. In this Wonders of the World lesson, 5th graders examine the architecture of a famous structure of the world. Students answer questions about their structure. Students gather research, write a paragraph and find a picture of their structure.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 12 Downloads
Students get involved in a unique collaboration that enhances their knowledge of architecture and design. Develop organizer resources with others. They are engulfed into a world of architects and museum specialists to facilitate the appreciation of the demands and potential of technology.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 4 Downloads
Let's Learn about Symmetry
Students explore symmetry in architecture. In this cross curriculum art and architecture lesson, students fold paper to illustrate symmetry and identify symmetrical and asymmetrical shapes. Students observe photographs or take a walk in the neighborhood and identify symmetry used in architecture.
1st - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 17 Views 122 Downloads
Reaching for the Sky
Students consider features of skyscraper using descriptive words, reflect on notion of skyscraper as orientation point in a city, and explore New York Times Building in Manhattan by reading and discussing article, "Pride and Nostalgia Mix in The Times's New Home.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
Lesson: New Museum Design Activity
After viewing images of vernacular and alternative architecture, budding designers collect materials to construct their own spacial design. They use gathered materials to construct a 3D model of the class space in a new way, yet completely to scale.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Your State's Architectural Scrapbook
Young scholars examine architectural designs and styles found in their state and/or community and create scrapbooks that identify those specific traits. This middle-level art instructional activity can be adapted to work in a social studies classroom.
7th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Everyone can explore architecture
Students draw like an architect. For this interdisciplinary lesson, students research and draw several examples of different forms of architecture through societies, cultures and times, then present them to the class.
5th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 29 Downloads
From Greece to Main Street
Students consider the influence of the Greeks on American architecture. In this American Greek Revival architecture instructional activity, students identify the attributes of architectural style as they compare the Parthenon with the Lincoln Memorial.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 29 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
The Evolution of a Home - Activity 1
Students investigate architectural techniques and housing designs before creating an individual plot design in this two-day introductory instructional activity. A video is provided as well as additional resource links.
4th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 40 Downloads
"Construction Work" Art Activity
Young scholars explore architectural styles and define architectural terms. They construct a building using various architectural elements, and display their buildings, identifying each of the architectural components they used.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 28 Downloads