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Design Explorations: Frieze Patterns
Students will explore frieze patterns. A frieze pattern is a mathematical concept to classify designs on two-dimensional surfaces, which are repetitive in one direction, based on the symmetries in the pattern. They will explore examples of frieze patterns in architecture and art, and create an original design using a frieze pattern.
6th - 8th Math 4 Views 13 Downloads
Friction of a Block Weight
Fifth graders hypothesize and design an experiment to study the relationship between a block weight and the number of washers it takes to pull a block across various surfaces. Students graph results and apply their findings to a practical situation.
5th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Architectural Relief Tiles
Students observe the design of buildings, either first-hand within their communities or with photographs. The design relief tiles representing buildings studied and use the vocabulary of design elements and construction materials used in the buildings they are representing.
1st - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Students recognize that staghorn coral helps reef growth in the Caribbean. In this Coral Reef lesson plan, students design a habitat model using various art materials to explain how staghorn coral helps the reef grow. Students share their artworks using correct art vocabulary.
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
This is comprehensive lesson that considers many aspects of quadratic functions. It includes using factoring, completing the square and the use of the quadratic formula for finding the zeros of the function (including imaginary roots). It also reverses the whole process by looking at either different graphs of quadratic functions or zeros that are given and challenges the learner to derive the function.
9th - 11th Math 39 Views 302 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students design objects in the Museum of Modern Art's collection of simple machines. In this simple machines activity, students explore the machine age in the MoMA's design collection. Students identify simple machines and the elements in creating innovative designs.
8th - 10th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 6 Downloads
Road Trip: Line, Pattern, and Movement
Students examine and explore various line, color, and movement elements in artwork. They view and discuss examples of abstract artwork, and create their own original abstract design that tells the story of a road trip.
1st - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
How Does Your Garden Grow?
Learners create a design for a school garden. In this garden design lesson, students analyze what plants grow best in their school's climate and work in teams to design a garden. Learners measure the existing space, determine the planting zone, and draw a scale replica for the garden.
4th - 7th Math 3 Views 16 Downloads
"Kookie Kitties" - Paul Klee: Finger Puppets
Young scholars examine and discuss the painting, Cat and Bird, by Paul Klee. They identify the various types of lines, shapes, and colors in the painting, and design and create finger puppet versions of the animals from the painting.
K - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Mathematics Alive: Environment and Design of Human Habitats
Third graders explore the structural composition of buildings and houses. In this math lesson, 3rd graders explain how architecture is related to mathematics. They create a blueprint of a structure with at least three different spaces.
3rd Technology & Engineering 7 Views 47 Downloads
Aboriginal Voices in Canadian Contemporary Art
Students study the art work of aboriginalists and create art work of their own to demonstrate an understanding of the art form. In this art lesson plan, students create 3D art and experiment with color combinations.
7th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Expressive Self Portrait - Mixed Media
Students create self-portraits using prior artistic knowledge and personal experiences. Emphasis is placed on the works of Albrecht Durer, Vincent Van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, Frida Kahlo, Romare Bearden, and Chuck Close for inspiration.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 34 Downloads