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Biomimicry, Nature: Architecture of the Future
Middle schoolers explore the relationship between nature and architecture. In this cross curriculum history, culture, and architecture lesson, students observe and discuss structures visible in nature. Middle schoolers 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 10 Views 37 Downloads
Design: The Wright Way
Young scholars recognize the basic concepts of architectural design, geometrical shapes, elements of design, creativity, basic math, and design concepts. They apply them to the creative process by creating a design project.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 26 Views 113 Downloads
Students explore the Parthenon. In this instructional activity 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 11 Views 66 Downloads
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 lesson plan, 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 3 Views 4 Downloads
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 Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
A Place Called Home
Young scholars 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. Young scholars use the honeycomb to make a soccer ball with traced hexagons and paper.
3rd - 6th Science 3 Views 14 Downloads
Zen and the Work of Frank Lloyd Wright
Young scholars experience Zen philosophies reflected in artwork, poetry, and architecture. Students will explore these connections and expand the discussion to include a professional author of their choice.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
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 14 Views 72 Downloads
Famous Structures of World History
Eighth graders explore civilizations of the world. In this architecture lesson plan, 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 4 Views 19 Downloads
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 6 Views 29 Downloads
World Trade Center Design Proposals
Students explore architectural design. In this critical thinking and architecture lesson plan, 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 3 Views 2 Downloads
Maya Lin: Architect & Sculptor
Students 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 3 Views 2 Downloads
Contributions of Ancient Rome
What contributions did Rome make that inspired much of Western Civilization? Art, architecture, government, and engineering, of course. This slide show is not very in-depth, but it would be an adequate review tool.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 4 Views 30 Downloads
Connecting the Dots? Geometry and Architecture
Students examine the connection between geometry and architecture. In this geometry and architecture lesson, students view a video which details a geometry class design project. Students then use the Internet in a scavenger hunt to find architecture and geometry terms.
9th - 12th Math 18 Views 31 Downloads
Opening Lesson Architecture
Students consider the impact of architecture around the world. In this introductory architecture lesson, students view a sideshow of historic structures and create their own architectural structures using the listed art supplies.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 23 Downloads
Students examine Roman architecture. In this ancient Rome instructional activity, students discuss some attributes of Roman architecture prior to conducting research on the use of classical Roman architecture in modern buildings.
6th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 14 Views 52 Downloads