Refine Your Results

Now... gain access to over 2 Million curated educational videos and 500,000 educator reviews to free & open educational resources

Get a 10 Day Free Trial

462 reviewed resources

Videos (Over 2 Million Educational Videos Available)
How Computers Work: What Makes a Computer, a Computer? Video
5:10
How Computers Work: What Makes a Computer,...
Volcano Video
4:37
Volcano
Ancient Egypt | What Everyday Life Was Actually Like Video
9:28
Ancient Egypt | What Everyday Life Was...
Other Resource Types (462)
+
Activity
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

RSC Activity Toolkit: Hamlet

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
There is a method in a 28-page Hamlet toolkit. Rogues, peasant slaves, and young actors have an opportunity to engage in 11 activities that enable them to experience Hamlet in a whole new way. What a piece of work!
+
Instructional Video3:52
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

EdTech Tuesdays: Exploring Music in the Classroom with Michael Medvinsky

For Teachers 3rd - Higher Ed
Young musicians, using both acoustic and digital instruments, hook up with young poets to produce their own songs through a program imagined by Michael Medvinsky.
+
App
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Piano Dust Buster - Song Game

For Students K - Higher Ed
Piano practice has never been so fun! Cleverly scaffolded piano practice sessions lead to performances, all of which earn the player points. The app has a digital keyboard for playing when you're on the go, or enable the acoustic piano...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Waking Dreams: A Teacher's Guide

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
A teacher's guide for a seminar held at the Cincinnati Art Museum includes a full description of several Pre-Raphaelite art pieces, artists, and connecting literary works. Excerpts from authors and poets can help you make the connection...
+
PPT
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Arts of the Americas

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
From deep in the jungles of Mesoamerica to the mound builders of North America, this presentation showcases the art of the Americas. It covers ancient American art, depicting architecture, ceremonial objects, art, and sculpture that span...
+
PPT
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Ancient Egyptian Art

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
The history of ancient Egypt can be traced through its art and architecture. Here, each dynasty is defined by its style of art and architectural changes. The resource is intended to accompany a lecture and contains no text. 
+
PPT
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Early Medieval Art

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
The early Medieval period began around the 6th century and went until about the year 1100. This image-driven presentation covers those years in terms of art and architecture. From churches to the Book of Kells, this functional,...
+
PPT
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Nouveau Réalisme

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Art is a form of expression that can be controversial, obtuse, and completely driven by the political and social times. Explore Nouveau Realism and Pop Art, which exemplify the nature of modern thought and expression. This visually rich...
+
PPT
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Cinquecento Italian Art

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
The Cinquecento period was a span of approximately 100 years of Italian art and architecture. This extensive slideshow provides wonderful images of the art and architecture of the time. It focuses on masters such as Da Vinci, Raphael,...
+
PPT
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Gothic Art

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
The Middle Ages were an extensive period in European history. Discover the beautiful Gothic art and architecture that developed in France during this time period. Gorgeous and visually rich, this resource would nicely accompany any...
+
PPT
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Art and Revolution

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Explore art and revolution that dawned in the mid 20th century. Constructivism, Bauhaus, and de stijl are all covered in this visually stimulating presentation. 
+
PPT
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Dada and Neue Sachlichkeit

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
After the abstractists and the Cubists of the early 20th century left their mark, the Dada and Neue-Sachlichkeit movements began. Examine the interesting world of these movements and have your class consider their impact on current...
+
PPT
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Northern Renaissance Art

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
The 15th and 16th centuries marked one of the most interesting periods in European art history. The deep symbolism, allegory, rich imagery, and iconography can be found in this extensive and well-organized slideshow. From El Greco to...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Using Poetry As Inspiration for Composition

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
A reading of Robert Frost’s "The Road Not Taken" launches an interdisciplinary study of the connection between the meters of a poem and a melody. After identifying the number of beats in each line of the poem, young musicians use...
+
Worksheet
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Shakespeare Limericks 2

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
These fun limericks all point to a Shakespeare play. You fill in the blank with the title of the play each limerick points to. A creative way to get your readers thinking!
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Exploring Weather Conditions Through Painting

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Your advanced class will paint a picture of a particular weather condition. In this painting lesson students describe elements of art in pieces of artwork. They analyze the weather and seasons in the artwork. The students use paper,...
+
Instructional Video5:14
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Bell Ringer: Maya Angelou

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
Introduce Maya Angelou with a short video that provides viewers with an overview of her many accomplishments and some of her papers collected at Wake Forest Library.
+
Study Guide
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

A Teacher's Guide to the Signet Classic Edition of The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Love, jealousy, hatred! Gaston Leroux's The Phantom of the Opera has it all. Whether or not you have used Gaston Leroux's novel with your classes, you will find much value in this resource. The guide includes background information, an...
+
Instructional Video12:12
1
In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Hrotsvitha, Hildegard, and the Nun who Resurrected Theater: Crash Course Theater #9

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
The ninth video in the Crash Course Theatre series focuses on how two women brought theater back into the Christian world. Canoness Hrotsvitha, the first female playwright and Hildegard of Bingen, a nun who composed liturgical dramas,...
+
Lesson Plan
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Braiding Rhythms: The Role of Bell Patterns in West African and Afro-Caribbean Music

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Africans transported to the Caribbean as part of the transatlantic slave trade brought with them a rich tradition of music and dance. Four lessons teach young musicians the rumba clave rhythm, cascara rhythm, and the 6/8 bell patterns...
+
eBook
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Hearing Harmony: What is Harmony?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Young musicians learn how to train their ears to hear the harmony of various types of musical compositions. They listen to monophonic music, chants, excerpts from symphonies, and concertos to develop an understanding of harmonic structure.
+
Instructional Video5:02
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

The Ballet that Incited a Riot

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Imagine a ballet starting a riot! Igor Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring" did just that. Find out why the audience was so outraged by the score, choreography, costuming, and sets in this tradition-breaking ballet.
+
Instructional Video11:13
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

The Limey

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Steven Soderbergh's The Limey may seem like a strange choice for one of the top ten films in a playlist on film criticism. The narrator makes clear that the story is a simple tale of revenge, but it is Soderbergh's filmmaking techniques...
+
Instructional Video11:55
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Apocalypse Now

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
A heart attack, threats of suicide, drug-fueled parties, typhoons, over 250 hours of film footage, two years of editing, Academy, Palme d'Or, and Golden Globe awards. It's time to discuss Apocalypse Now! The narrator of this episode in...