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What Is a Butt Tuba and Why Is it in Medieval Art?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Before picture books and animated videos, there were hand-copied manuscripts whose margins were filled with fantastic images. A short video examines the tradition of illuminating books and considers what some of the more bizarre images...
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Cathedrals and Universities: Crash Course History of Science #11

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How are so many medieval buildings still standing today? And, how did ancient builders learn such skills? Discover the amazing feats of medieval engineers with part 11 in a 15-installment History of Science series. The narrator describes...
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Why Babies in Medieval Paintings Look Like Ugly Old Men

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Have you ever noticed that babies in paintings from the Middle Ages look a little...strange? Find out why with an informative and amusing video about the moment artists decided to make babies look cute again.
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Are You an Art Sleuth?

For Teachers 6th
Guide your class on an art adventure sharping with them the changes reflected in Renaissance art. Students will use a T-Graph and a Venn Diagram to compare what they notice in art from the Middle Ages and Renaissance. They will note...
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Medieval and Renaissance Art at the Art Institute

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine several Medieval and Renaissance works of art, including painting and sculpture, at the Art Institute of Chicago. They use worksheets and discussion questions to enhance their interpretation of the pieces.
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Medieval Art and Architecture

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Detailing the characteristics of Medieval art and architecture, including Romanesque and Gothic architecture, these slides provide incredible views of some of the most famous buildings, cathedrals and castles in the world. A few slides...
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Responding with Wonderment and Awe

For Teachers 5th - 8th
When was the last time you responded to something with wonderment and awe? Explore this particular Habit of Mind with three lessons, each based on a literary skill as well. The first lesson prompts kids to read Walt Whitman's...
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Medieval and Renaissance Art: Botanical Symbolism

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students study the significance of flowers in art from two periods. In this Medieval and Renaissance art lesson, students research the presence and meaning of botanical illustrations in twelfth, thirtieth, and fourteenth century...
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Hollow Form - Monsters - Beasties That Never Were

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers investigate Medieval art Gargoyles/Beasties and creatures used for animation films, design an original monster, and create a hollow clay form using hand building techniques.
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Nightmares of Hieronymus Bosch

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers review and discuss several paintings by Hieronymus Bosch. They relate the symbols of fear in Bosch's work to their own fears. They respond to Bosch's art through original paintings, collages, research papers or creative...
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Are you an art sleuth?

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the stylistic "changes" that occurred in art after the time of the Middle Ages. They compare the various works of Medieval artists and then assess the innovations in art by Renaissance artists by completing a Venn...