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Glass Transition in a Rubber Ball

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students illustrate the changes in the properties of a material at its glass transition point. They gather data which they use to construct graphs regarding elastic modules versus absorption modulus, tangent delta, and the effect of...
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Materials - Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Play a game to review characteristics of different materials. Players will compare natural to man-made materials and how much light passes through them. They consider water and heat resistance as well. If you are preparing your class for...
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Reverse Pastel Paintings

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Create a unique spin on reverse painting with oil pastels and acetate. The combination results in a beautiful and vibrant art piece. This is a great project to introduce your class to oil pastels.
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What Are They Made Of?

For Students 6th - 8th
After a lesson on scientific materials, your ESL middle schoolers can practice their knowledge by matching nine pictures to their corresponding materials (windows to glass, etc). Additionally, students can compose their own sentences...
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Applied Science - Built Environment Lab

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students evaluate trash. In this Science lesson, students collect and weigh trash from their classrooms. Students categorize the trash and the corresponding weights, recording the information on a data sheet.
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Get to Know Glass

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students learn about the properties of glass. In this making and molding glass lesson, students participate in an experiment where they will learn how glass is created and how it is shaped to create bottles and jars. Students also...
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Fused Glass Landscape

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research and recognize work of several glass artists such as Chihuly, Tiffany, and Wright, define landscape and other relevant vocabulary terms, and create full fused glass plate/bowl using landscape and/or nature as subject...
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Dale Chihuly

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the characteristics and makeup of glass. In groups, they research the life and work of Dale Chihuly and how he used glass to create his artwork. They answer discussion questions on different pieces of art and share their...
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Is It Recyclable?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students bring to school five items they would normally throw away and five items they would normally recycle. Expert groups are formed to present information on the recycling of glass, metal, plastic, and organics such as paper and...
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Swirling, Twirling, Glistening Jewels... Glass Art In Words

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students examine the art form of the glass sculpture. After viewing a three dimensional object, they write creatively describing the object through the use of metaphors. They use peer editing to check for grammatical and spelling errors.
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Miniature Stained Glass Designs

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders view examples of previous miniature stain glass designs. After making their own frame out of craft sticks, they create their own design using colored paper. They outline each piece with a black marker and share them with...
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Stained Glass Window Designs

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students examine different stained glass windows and discuss the materials needed to create one. Individually, they use a pencil to create a design and use the appropriate colors for the parts of design that are glass. They share their...
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Reverse Glass "Painting"

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the life and works of John Audubon. They compare and contrast various pieces of art and identify the purposes of stained glass. After observing his art, they create their own stained glass creation using the concepts...
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Art Nouveau

For Teachers 7th
Students study the design elements of Art Nouveau, its sources and development. They create art projects in ceramics and glass that exemplify the focus of Art Nouveau as a decorative style.