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Designing Experiments - Procedures for Teachers
Students evaluate a hypothetical experimental design and attempt to improve upon it. In this scientific method lesson plan, students are presented with an experiment and are instructed to determine its flaws. They conduct their own experiment using common materials and the scientific method.
6th - 9th Science 55 Views 180 Downloads
Designing Experiments - Overview
Young scholars explore the concepts that enable them to design and conduct sound scientific experiments. They critique a faulty experiment and become familiar with some of the criteria of a good experiment. They conduct their own experiment.
6th - 8th Science 4 Views 39 Downloads
Students write a headline that captures the most important aspects of the People's Design Award. In this design lesson plan, students are introduced to The People's Design Award and collaborate to create a headline for a newspaper article. Students then explore the website in a scavenger hunt and create their own scavenger hunt.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 6 Downloads
Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavor?
Students determine the amount of sugar in various types of gum. They chew a piece of gum until it loses its flavor and leave it to dry in order to weigh it and determine the amount of mass lost, and describe an experiment to determine whether sugarless gum loses as much mass after chewing as regular gum does.
6th - 9th Science 12 Views 9 Downloads
After reading about the history of tape dispensers, learners compare and contrast different dispenser designs. Next, teams work within budgetary and time constraints to design a better dispenser. When finished, each engineer reflects on the experience and answers some evaluation questions.
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering 12 Views 5 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
Where is the Science?: Design as an Introduction to the Scientific Method
Students work to create a design that will protect an egg from being dropped from a one story floor. They test their prototype after it is completed. They write clear instructions and link aspects of the design process to the scientific method.
9th - 12th Science 61 Views 105 Downloads
Logo Design Basics: Your Name Here
Students become familiar with the fundamentals of graphic design to develop a logo. In this logo design lesson, students generate their own two logos using their own name and a personal hobby as inspiration. Students select their preferred font, color, and image to include in their design; students then compare and contrast the two logos and their features.
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 36 Views 85 Downloads
Embossed Rose Window Designs
Students, after researching the history and foundation of Renaissance rose windows, access ArtEmboss to create an original window design. They employ a basic metalworking technique utilizing a soft metal. The design created incorporates the design elements of line, form, pattern, color, balance and unity.
5th - 12th Math 6 Views 7 Downloads
High-end/Low end: Exploring Price & Value in Design
Young scholars evaluate an article about design criticism. In this price and value in design instructional activity, students debate the role that price and value play in design based on specified statements. Young scholars read and respond to articles about celebrity footwear and clothing.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 13 Downloads
The People's Design Award
Young scholars analyze, critique, and evaluate information from various sources and learn about the design process. For this design lesson, students critique work submitted to People's Design Award and create a design of their own to present to the class.
5th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
High School Bag Design
Students design a bag that they would personally use to carry needed items to school. In this bag design lesson, students observe real bags and assess needs and wants for a new bag. Students brainstorm design solutions and render their bag model in a contour line drawing.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 20 Downloads
Logo Design Basics: School ID
Students design a new logo for their school. In this graphic design lesson, students learn the fundamentals of logo design and how to incorporate the needs of the client in design development. Students design a new school logo that incorporates the school name and mascot.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 61 Views 121 Downloads
Design Your Dream Stadium
Students raise their design awareness about construction considerations for large public facilities including safety, accessibility, funding, construction materials, and space, use geometry and other mathematical skills to calculate size and scale of imaginary sports stadium, and construct scale model of their design using recycled materials.
4th - 12th Technology & Engineering 7 Views 13 Downloads
Dental Chemistry Analogy
After taking in background information on teeth, marble, eggshell, and fluoride, chemistry aces design an experiment. Their goal is to demonstrate whether or not fluoride has a similar effect on marble or eggshell as it does on tooth enamel.
9th - 12th Science 15 Views 30 Downloads
Stop Signs, Musical Notes, Letters & Logos: Designing Symbols
Students develop an awareness of environmental print, such as signs, logos, brand names, and other print and non-print items that the children see and read in their neighborhood each day. They then engage in active problem solving as they create a design for a symbol that tells something about their identity.
K - 1st Language Arts 12 Views 21 Downloads