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Understanding Stage Design: Using Visual Elements to Provide Information to an Audience
Young scholars study about theatrical design by developing environments for improvised and scripted scenes. They develop focused ideas for an environment using visual elements.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 6 Downloads
nterior Design Final Project
Students compare the characteristics of floor plans and zoning to family activities/needs. They combine all their knowledge of the elements and principles of design as well as design and function of interior space to create a floor plan and presentation board that satisfies all given requirements.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
The Who, What, and Y of Design
Students discover how large national chain stores create product lines that appeal to Generation-Y consumers. After learning in-depth about Target's new Dorm Room line, students create their own Generation-Y inspired product line.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 37 Downloads
Tiles, Blocks, Sapphires & Gold: Designing a Treasure Map
Young cartographers in groups hide treasure at school and then create a map to find it using pattern blocks and tiles. They make paintings with clues to create a visual representation of the location of their treasure. Groups present their paintings, and the class hunts for hidden treasure.
K - 2nd Math 4 Views 11 Downloads
Principles of the US Constitution
After breaking into groups according to major principles of government (i.e. popular sovereignty, separation of powers, checks and balances, etc.) in the United States, your class members will produce public service announcements outlining their assigned principles, and consider which principle is most important to the Constitution.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 35 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Adaptive Device Design
After reading about how engineering has made adaptive devices possible for people with disabilities, pupils work in groups to discuss different devices to determine whether or not they are adaptive. They also disassemble a pair of eyeglasses in order to analyze the materials and design.
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering 35 Views 32 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Young scholars examine the needs of their community for public space and determine the solutions to math problems related to planning landscape designs. They read and discuss an article from the New York Times, create their own designs for a community space in small groups, and present their plans to the class.
6th - 12th Math 9 Views 47 Downloads
What Floats Your Boat?
Learners compare the amount of water displacement of a lump of clay versus various shapes of clay of the same mass. They design and build boats out of clay that will float in water. Then they refine their designs to carry as great a load of metal washers as possible.
7th - 9th Science 7 Views 14 Downloads
Students discuss the Heisenberg uncertainty principle and how it applies to the subatomic world. Working in groups, they design a model that would help others to understand the uncertainty principle. Written explanations are included with the model.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 14 Downloads
Work Hard and Work Smart: Designing for Athletes
Students design new insights into work tied into athletes. Students design a sports bag for athletes. Students investigate varied sports. They interview people involved in varied sports. Students engage in active problem solving as they create a new design.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 23 Downloads
Using the Patterns and Symbols of Mali Mud Cloth to Convey Identity
Students participate in relating the role of the arts in defining identity. They examine the community in West African society and how members of that community define their role. They view how artifacts, music and performance can express one's identity and mark life passages from birth to death.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 19 Downloads
Modern Day Pyramids
Young scholars investigate the ways in which ancient technologies - six types of simple machines and combinations - are used to construct modern buildings. As they work together to solve a design problem (designing and building a modern structure), they brainstorm ideas, decide on a design, and submit it to a design review before acquiring materials to create it.
3rd - 5th Technology & Engineering 12 Views 37 Downloads
Geometry and Art: Art Museum Post-Visit
Second graders explore geometric design. In this geometric design lesson, 2nd graders graph, draw, and display geometric artwork for their peers. Activities are designed as centers or for use as an independent learning station. A check list is included.
2nd Math 3 Views 11 Downloads