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Interior Design Project
Students utilize the elements and principles of design to arrange and decorate rooms, calculating the cost of fabric, wallpaper, paint, and carpet. They evaluate the floor plans in their role-play as interior designers.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 35 Views 86 Downloads
Elements of Design
Pupils define basic design vocabulary. They examine fabrics and sort into similar piles, design a picture of a beautiful room and label each art element in the design. They read an article from an interior design magazine and summarize it.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 17 Views 50 Downloads
Best Design of a Floor Plan
Students participate in this continuation of the Design Your Space lesson. Using their completed classroom floor plans, students discuss the pros and cons of each floor plan and select the plan which has the best use of space and architectural elements.
5th - 8th Math 12 Views 41 Downloads
Interior Design Final Project
Pupils are introduced to the requirements for their final interior design project. In groups, they compare and contrast the characteristics of floor plans to the needs of families living in the houses. Individually, they design their own floor plan taking into consideration the needs of those who are going to live in it.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 22 Downloads
The Mathematics of Convection: Nature's Model for Energy Production
High schoolers conduct a series of experiments to investigate density, buoyancy and climate. In this math instructional activity, pupils design and build a hot air balloon to demonstrate convection. They research and write a paper about solar chimneys.
9th - 12th Math 7 Views 65 Downloads
Science Students build a pooper scooper tool that helps them clean up after a dog without getting their hands dirty or their noses too close. They research the diseases that can be transported through animal waste and work in teams to design and construct the device.
3rd - 8th Science 4 Views 47 Downloads
Create a graphic autobiography integrating images and text. Working within the structure of the programs Comic Life and Photoshop, pupils integrate the Principles of Design. They focus on balance, rhythm, proportion, and text structure. The activity provides assessment, differentiated instruction, and enrichment options.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 32 Downloads
Data Analysis Using Technology
Analyze data using technology. Middle schoolers design data investigations, describe data, and draw their own conclusions. Then they select the best type of graph, graph and interpret the data, and look for patterns in trends. They also use a graphing calculator to investigate and to communicate their results.
5th - 8th Math 31 Views 522 Downloads
From Genes to Jeans
This unit of lessons is designed for 7th through 9th graders. They are introduced to the world of agriculture and the genetic research and various technologies that are associated with agriculture. Pupils work together to come up with a genetically altered product.
7th - 9th Science 66 Views 220 Downloads
Playing With Science
Young scientists investigate the scientific concepts and principles that help make common toys such as hula hoops, yo-yos, slinkies, and silly putty work. As a class, they read "Backyard Rocket Science, Served Wet" to get a look behind the scenes of inventions.
6th - 12th Science 129 Views 1201 Downloads
Real Estate Tycoon
Wow! Here is a fabulous lesson plan that utilizes real-life scenarios and skills to reinforce the concepts of fractions, decimals, and percents. The activity is divided up into three areas of study: drafting and designing a home, purchasing real estate, and the stock market.
6th - 8th Language Arts 26 Views 60 Downloads
Mapping the Mediasphere
Students compare/contrast the media messages they see in two different communities in their city. They list the elements of art and the principles of design in the photographs they have taken in those two different communities. They create visual and conceptual models of the "media sphere" found in the two communities of their choice.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 17 Downloads
The Statue of Liberty: The Meaning and Use of a National Symbol
Engage your class in a series of activities, each related to the use or analysis of symbols used to convey patriotic or national concepts. They identify different national symbols and explain their meanings, discussing the importance of symbols.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 23 Views 63 Downloads
You Can Take the Pressure!
Put the pressure on as your class endeavors to construct an indestructible submersible! By watching a video, participating in class discussions, and the applying the complete scientific process, learners design a capsule that is slightly positively buoyant in 10 feet of water.
5th - 9th Science 16 Views 13 Downloads
This wonderful art lesson invites young scholars to design and “mint” coins bearing their own symbols. A simple carving andcasting process using Blick Wonder-Cut®linoleum and modeling clay is described in the plan. Coins can be one or 2-sided, and degree of detail can be adjusted according to age level.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
What is Art?
Students become familiar with the art and architecture and history of the Chicago World's Fair. In this public arts project lesson, students compare and contrast fine art and public art through a study of the exhibits at the Chicago World's Fair.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 22 Views 94 Downloads
Apollo Moon Landing
Students explore paper rockets, learn about the Apollo Program and Apollo spin-offs, and use simple office supplies to design and create a new useful product. This amazing plan is incredibly well written and leads students through a wonderful experience.
5th - 8th Science 15 Views 55 Downloads
Fourth graders design a necklace using beads. In this algebraic math lesson, 4th graders are given small packs of beads to use in creating a pattern for a necklace, then determine how many packs of beads they would need to complete the necklace and how much the necklace would cost.
4th Math 3 Views 63 Downloads