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Lesson: Urban China: Contemporary China

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The urbanization and consumerism of modern China is the hot topic up for critical analysis. Kids view a series of photographs that specifically describe Chinese modernization, urbanization, consumerism, and waste. They discuss each...
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Every Building Tells a Story

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Using the images of Robert Harris, this series of lesson plans invites high schoolers to expand their understanding of Canadian heritage by examining architectural images of Charlottetown. These lessons include activities in writing,...
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Junior Architect - Enrichment 21.2

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Here is a challenge for those who have grasped the concept of unit cube volume. An odd-shaped building is drawn on the top of the page for junior architects to analyze. They have to determine how many stories tall the building is, and...
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Architecture on Ice: The Challenge of Building on Permafrost

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students identify the problems associated with building a structure on permafrost. For this physical science lesson, students investigate how heat and pressure affect the rate of ice melting. They read an article about traditional...
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Traders of the Lost Art

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners work in small groups to investigate a variety of art and architecture forms common during the Old Kingdom epoch in Ancient Egypt. Learners then evaluate how these art forms reflect a culture's beliefs and values. And, finally,...
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Changes in a City Over Time

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Investigate the growth and development of New York City with the final lesson in this four-part series on skyscrapers. Learners first explore the concept of urban growth by looking closely at a series of three paintings made of Wall...
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Building a Skyscraper

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
The construction of skyscrapers is no simple undertaking, involving the careful coordination and planning of many different people. The third instructional activity in this series explores this detailed process by first teaching children...
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Building a Skyscraper

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Creating buildings that reach hundreds of feet into the sky is no easy task. The third instructional activity in this series begins with four activities that engage young architects in exploring the major challenges that are faced when...
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Designing a Skyscraper

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Besides serving as awe-inspiring monuments of human achievement, skyscrapers are built to perform a wide range of functions in urban communities. The second lesson in this series begins by exploring the history of the Empire State...
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What is a Skyscraper?

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Skyscrapers are amazing feats of architectural design that create the iconic skylines of the world's biggest cities. Young architects explore the defining characteristics of these monstrous towers with the first lesson in this four-part...
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Walking on Eggs

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Make walking on egg shells fun. You can walk across a carton of eggs without breaking any eggs by using the helpful tips provided. Your class can discuss how the shape and structure of the egg is able to withstand pressure if it is...
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Walking on Eggs

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Make walking on egg shells fun. You can walk across a carton of eggs without breaking any eggs by using the helpful tips provided. Your class can discuss how the shape and structure of the egg is able to withstand pressure if it is...
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Transformations: Architectural Elevations

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create a design for a fort or tree house using blocks. For this architecture lesson plan, 4th graders make a collage and then use that to make their design.
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Lights, Sounds, Fabrics and Designs: Careers in the World of Design

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the broad range of jobs that can be found in the world of design. Students explore sound design, language architecture, etc. Students design a resource book and post it on a website for others to share.
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Mr. Mascot's Magical Musical Tour

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students explore particular places in the world. Students decipher clues that a class mascot leaves behind as it travels the world. Through researching the clues, students discover geographical locations, elements of world culture,...
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Building for the Big One

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students build and test structures that can best withstand earthquakes. They create their structures from playdough, cornstarch, grape-nuts and popsicle sticks and place their structures on a "shake table."
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What's Along the Coast?

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Young scholars research an area with at least one dominant geographical feature. Then they display their findings in a realistic 3-dimensional presentation. Students also prepare ancillary material to support their project. Finally, they...
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Castle in the Countryside

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students research the architecture and agricultural products of European countries during the Middle Ages. Then they research the climates that are best for growing grapes or other crops. Students also sculpt a replica of a castle and...
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Lesson: David Goldblatt: Structures and Normativity, looking at Photography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Art can be a vehicle for social change and cultural expression. Upper graders examine the art of photographer David Goldblatt, as it pertains to apartheid, South Africa, and the AIDS epidemic. Discussion questions and image links are...
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Barns of Today and Long Ago: An Academic Challenge

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore the major historical events of Vermont in the early 1900's.  In this history lesson, 3rd graders work in small groups and research the key historical events of Vermont then they create two murals that represent...
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Behind Closed Doors

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore different types of doors from an artistic point of view. In this creative thinking lesson, students look at different types of architectural doors and doorways and analyze them. They create a project of a door as...
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Fun-Factory - NOT!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students design a solution to a problem based on the Industrial Revolution. In this design lesson plan, students come up with architectural designs and present them to teachers in a simulated factory.
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Lesson New Museum: Exploring the Building

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore the possibilities of buildings, public spaces, and architectural design. Learners examine the work of SANAA architects Sejima & Nishizawa through background information, images, and guided class discussion. This lesson...
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Dream Building: Frank Lloyd Wright 1867 – 1959

For Teachers 10th
As a part of an architecture unit, 10th graders research and draw a building's exterior. They view images of buildings Frank Lloyd Wright has designed, attend lecture, conduct research on architectural design, and then draw an exterior...