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Indirect Measurement Techniques-- Grade Eight
Eighth graders explore indirect measurement. In this elementary mathematics lesson, 8th graders use shadows and the concept of similarity mirrors to see reflected images and use a stadia to conduct indirect measurement. The lesson provides a real-world application of proportional reasoning and similar triangles.
8th Math 7 Views 62 Downloads
Students study the Golden Ratio and its relationship to Renaissance artists. After exploring proportions and ratios used by Renaissance artists, students create a mix of ten variations of color paint, and record the ratios of primary colors used to get each variation.
8th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 18 Downloads
Stick or Switch?
The vintage American game show Let's Make a Deal employed probability to keep viewers glued to their televisions. Add excitement to your classroom exploration of proportionality and probability with a game show of your own. Learners approaches range from guessing to coin flipping to computer simulations of multiple trials.
7th - 11th Math 10 Views 103 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Earth Moon Scaling
A wonderful lesson incorporating math and physics skills along with specific details about the planetary bodies. The cross-curricular approach makes for a valid activity to challenge multiple ages and abilities. Your class could work in groups to plan, estimate, research, and calculate the concepts of scale and magnitude in order to construct a scale model of bodies in the Solar System.
6th - 12th Science 64 Views 430 Downloads
Aboriginal Voices in Canadian Contemporary Art
Students explore different works of art by contemporary Canadian Aboriginal artists and express their cultural identity by creating a work of art. In this Canadian Aboriginal art lesson, students view Canadian Aboriginal art and view the techniques and effects used.
5th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Bedroom Redecoration Project
For this bedroom redecoration project, your young mathematicians become interior designers. They plan, draw, and determine finances for the project. They apply their knowledge of working with decimals, geometric shapes, and problem solving skills as they choose paint, flooring and furniture for the project.
5th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 67 Views 232 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Proportion Flattering the Figure
Students identify how to create a flattering figure and demonstrate their knowledge through a portfolio page. They create a professional fashion presentation incorporating the principles and elements of design, explain each in writing, (portfolio, color board, power point, and display).
11th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 3 Views 13 Downloads
Proportion Flattering the Figure- Principle of Design
Students create a professional fashion presentation incorporating the principles and elements of design, explain each in writing, (portfolio, color board, power point, display, etc.). They learn how to create a flattering figure and demonstrate knowledge by doing the portfolio project.
Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 3 Views 6 Downloads
New Review The World Around Me
Have your learners use their surroundings as inspiration for an art project. Class members first examine and discuss art. They then choose an area and spend five days taking down observations in written and sketch form. These observations will be the starting point for original works of art in their own choices of medium.
7th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 2 Downloads
New Review From Africa to Canada
Represent the African diaspora with figurines. Using a discussion on the contributions of people of African descent as inspiration, class members prepare sketches of a figure and put together a small sculpture from those sketches.
7th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 0 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 lesson, 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
Sampling for a Rock Concert
Over the course of three class periods, middle schoolers design an experiment to provide learner input to administration about which rock band to invite to play at school. They practice several random sampling exercises, all well supported in this resource with reproducibles and clear directions for learners.
7th - 10th Math 10 Views 98 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 lesson provides assessment, differentiated instruction, and enrichment options.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 32 Downloads
Art Criticism: Understanding Wayne Thiebaud's Salads, Sandwiches, and Desserts
Analysis consists of an understanding and interpretation of evidence and elements found in any number of expressive mediums. Upper graders critique the work of American Realist Wayne Thiebaud through a series of excellent guided questions. This is an excellent art analysis lesson that looks at the piece Salads, Sandwiches, and Desserts using a critical and thoughtful lens.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 19 Views 45 Downloads