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Geometry in Art and Architecture
Sixth graders focus on the use of geometry when creating art. They begin to see the array of geometric concepts in works of art and architecture. Learners engage in visual art and architecture activities in order to further their understanding of the connection between geometry and art.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 17 Views 57 Downloads
Turn It Upside Down: Introduction to Computer-Aided Design
Students explore a computer-aided design program. Students chart out roller coaster design, computer graphics and architecture. Students focus on understanding the connections between mathematics, science, technology and innovation.
9th - 12th Technology & Engineering 26 Views 60 Downloads
Urbanization As Seen Through Late 19c - Early 20c Architecture
Incorporating the cultures, architecture, and ethnic populations of several American cities (namely Chicago and New York), this presentation displays vivid photographs of buildings and people in 19th - 20th century urban America. The slides would be beneficial to a class that is studying the Gilded Age and its effects on the American city.
8th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 19 Downloads
Medieval Art and Architecture
Detailing the characteristics of Medieval art and architecture, including Romanesque and Gothic architecture, these slides provide incredible views of some of the most famous buildings, cathedrals and castles in the world. A few slides in the middle of the slideshow present two contrasting pictures and prompt viewers to define the style of each.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
Arts, Crafts and Regional Architecture
Your secondary students trace a region's architecture and its associated crafts. Specifically the lesson plan focuses upon the Lower Rio Grande region and student reflect upon the significant changes in the region over the past 200 years. Depending on your access to the appropriate locations, the activities suggested could be used in depth or used with talented elementary students.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Ancient Chinese Architecture
Imagine building a five-story wooden temple with no nails or crafting a wooden bird that can fly for three days. These achievements by the originator of Chinese carpentry and craftsmanship stand alongside his invention of the carpenterÕs square, the ink marker, drill, and ladder.
14 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
What is a Skyscraper?
Skyscrapers are amazing feats of architectural design that create the iconic skylines of the world's biggest cities. Young architects explore the defining characteristics of these monstrous towers with the first instructional activity in this four-part series.
2nd - 6th Technology & Engineering 9 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Changes in a City Over Time
Investigate the growth and development of New York City with the final lesson in this four-part series on skyscrapers. Learners first explore the concept of urban growth by looking closely at a series of three paintings made of Wall Street over the course of 45 years as they attempt to place them in chronological order.
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History 5 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Renaissance: Was it a Thing?
Why is the master and creator of this history-based video series claiming the Renaissance didn't even happen? Listen as he offers evidence for this interesting take on the period. The video discusses the significance of trade and wealth in Italy, the influence of the Ottoman and Islamic empire on the Renaissance, and the lasting impact of humanism in fifteenth and sixteenth century Europe.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Be a Building Detective!
Learners participate in an in-depth study of a historic building in their community. They conduct a visual survey of the building, complete a worksheet, take a rubbing of the building, and research the history of the building.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 24 Downloads
Young artists are immersed into the tranformative world of Manneristic Art and Architecture during the Renaissance in this vivid presentation. Providing not only clear and concise charactertistics of Mannerism but examples of many Manneristic pieces, the slideshow is like a walk through an exquisite art museum with a taleted guide.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 25 Downloads
Studying ancient Greek culture, literature, and architecture is a great way to begin a unit on world cultures - or to start reading Antigone or other Greek dramas. Detailing the social aspects of ancient Greek life, this presentation sets a strong background for a class or lecture.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 7 Views 6 Downloads
Towers and Turrets
A lesson on architecture will help young artists consider perspective. Your class will use water colors to paint towers and turrets. You can connect this art lesson to famous buildings like the Taj Majal in India, Saint Basil's Cathedral in Moscow, and more!
3rd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
The Art of the Italian Renaissance
Feast your eyes on some of the most beautiful and important art of the Renaissance, including paintings, sculptures, and architecture. The slides take care to detail the characteristics of each art form, but the presentation really lends itself to the interpretations of the viewer - just as the finest art tends to do.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 26 Views 108 Downloads
New Review Romanesque Art
What were the Crusades? Why were there so many? What was their impact on Medieval Europe? On art and architecture? These are the key questions addressed by a 74-slide PowerPoint designed for AP art history and Humanities class but appropriate for anyone interested in Romanesque art.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Lights, Sounds, Fabrics and Designs: Careers in the World of Design
Students investigate the broad range of jobs that can be found in the world of design. Students explore sound design, language architecture, etc. Students design a resource book and post it on a website for others to share.
9th - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 22 Downloads
Castle in the Countryside
Young scholars research the architecture and agricultural products of European countries during the Middle Ages. Then they research the climates that are best for growing grapes or other crops. Students also sculpt a replica of a castle and one crop that might have been grown on the castle grounds.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
What's Along the Coast?
Young scholars research an area with at least one dominant geographical feature. Then they display their findings in a realistic 3-dimensional presentation. Students also prepare ancillary material to support their project. Finally, they chart different geological events that have created coastlines, figure out the percentage of each type around the world and identify how scientists predict that global warming affects coastlines.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Antebellum American Art
Dividing the art of the Antebellum period into several different genres, this vibrant presentation is sure to get your students' attention. It takes your students on a walk through an art museum with famous paintings, architecture, and sculptures, coupled with the patriotism that connects important events from American history.
8th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 9 Downloads