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Logo Design Basics: School ID
Students design a new logo for their school. In this graphic design activity, 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 48 Views 115 Downloads
Making and Breaking the Grid
Young scholars examine the grid in terms of a method of organization in our society as well as graphic design. In this "Making and Breaking the Grid" lesson, students design solutions to common problems and draw conclusions about patterns and organization in society.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 16 Views 21 Downloads
4-H Line and Design Advanced Leader's Page
Incorporate 21st century graphic design skills into an advanced line and design activity worksheet. 4-H'ers will have a blast using a computer graphics program to re-create an image, unscrambling design terms and matching them with definitions, and making over a bedroom by rearranging furniture and choosing color/fabric samples.
5th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 36 Downloads
Pick It Up!
Students investigate recycling by creating receptacles that can hold trash or recyclable items. In this graphic design instructional activity, students encourage their classmates to help save the environment by using a recycling receptacle they have created.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 16 Downloads
Our Client Is The Cincinnat Art Museum
Students design various commercial products for the Cincinnati Art Museum using on-line sources, past designs, and creative educational software. This lesson has excellent project ideas for various student levels including: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and high school.
K - 12th 21st Century Skills 6 Views 29 Downloads
Logo Design Basics: Your Name Here
Learners 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. Learners 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 30 Views 80 Downloads
Design a Book Cover
Class members take on the role of graphic designer and craft a cover for a book they are reading. Individuals formulate a proposal outlining the images they will use to not only grab the interest of readers, but hint at the mood and content of the story also.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 17 Views 64 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Advertising for Healthy Habits
Students create ads based on provided topic. In this digital art lesson, students role play as graphic designers working on a project for a client. They research about certain health issues and prepare a public poster about it.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 53 Downloads
Students identify the art and culture of China while increasing their dexterity in art and their skills of papermaking. Students identify and analyze the application of the elements and principles of design to the cute of paper-making and apply those skills in the form of graphic design.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
Design Technology- Grow Your Own Grub
Students design a protective cover for outdoor plants. In this agricultural lesson, students use chicken wire, plastic sheeting, and empty bottles to construct a cover for lettuce leaves. Students take digital photos of their project.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Designing and Building Catapults
Seventh graders complete a challenge to create a catapult that projects a marble or other projectile at least one meter. While experimenting they apply the Four Question Strategy to answer the question, " How can I make one modification or change to the structure of the given catapult design to improve the launch distance?
7th Science 16 Views 69 Downloads
Lesson: Emory Douglas: Here and Now: Looking at Contemporary Struggle
After looking into the life, art, and social contributions of artist Emory Douglas, learners analyze several social art pieces. They use Emory Douglas as an example of social art, then consider 10 other pieces. They write a paper responding to three of the words as they relate to Emory Douglas.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 5 Downloads