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Every Building Tells a Story
Using the images of Robert Harris, this series of lesson plans invites high schoolers to expand their understanding of Canadian heritage by examining architectural images of Charlottetown. These lessons include activities in writing, art, internet research, mapping, and a study of history.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
From Greece to Main Street
Students consider the influence of the Greeks on American architecture. In this American Greek Revival architecture lesson plan, students identify the attributes of architectural style as they compare the Parthenon with the Lincoln Memorial.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Biomimicry, Nature: Architecture of the Future
Students explore the relationship between nature and architecture. In this cross curriculum history, culture, and architecture lesson, students observe and discuss structures visible in nature. Students view websites in which Native American and other homes of the past are illustrated, and make connections between the climate, geographical features, materials and design of the homes.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Young scholars explore the Parthenon. In this lesson on Greek Architecture, students view a video on classical architecture, then split into groups to research assigned architectural elements such as capitals, columns and floors. They then present their research to the class.
6th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts
House Two: The Red and Blue House - Schroder House, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Students analyze the architecture of the Red and Blue House in The Netherlands. In this architecture analysis instructional activity, students analyze The Schroder House and complete discussion questions. Students also complete follow up activities, read about the background of the architect, and complete a research project.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Students write down information on their outline from the Gothic PPT presentation. Then, they sketch a chair from the Gothic time period by looking through in magazines to find a pictures of a piece of furniture or architectural detail that might have been influenced by the time period.
9th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
A Place Called Home
Students consider how animals have inspired man's architecture. In this lesson on natural structures, students watch and discuss a video about animals and their building structures. Students use the honeycomb to make a soccer ball with traced hexagons and paper.
3rd - 6th Science
Students research global cultures by creating a model in class. In this Greek history lesson, students identify the Parthenon, what it represented and the architectural achievements used to create it. Students identify some elements of Greek mythology and build a model Parthenon which they display in class.
Pre-K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Famous Structures of World History
Eighth graders explore civilizations of the world. In this architecture lesson, 8th graders investigate multimedia sources in order to examine famous structures of the world. Links are provided to Library of Congress primary sources as well as other files and documents.
8th Social Studies & History
An A-maze-ing Skateboard Park
Seventh graders design a skateboard park. They make a model of their design, working to make the model visually appealing. Students test their ramps and skateboard paths with marbles. The tricky part of the assignment is that the building must "fit" with the communities style.
7th Visual & Performing Arts
World Trade Center Design Proposals
Students explore architectural design. In this critical thinking and architecture lesson, students view a number of websites providing proposals for design plans of a new World Trade Center. Students 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
Maya Lin: Architect & Sculptor
Learners explore and study about Maya Yang Lin and her influences on contemporary Chinese/American art. They assess the difference between architecture and sculptor and then create a miniature model of an expressive sculptor to symbolize their vision of a world event.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
Architecture Through the Ages
Students study the art of architecture in four well-known structures around the world. In this world architecture lesson, students read books about architects and study architectural structures in the world. Students draw a dream city on paper.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts