Build a City of the Future!
Learners design and build a futuristic city. They use objects of various materials to create buildings, and cityscape details.
2nd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Make Beliefs Comix
Designing comic strips is an activity packed with fun and great potential for developing academic skills! From summarizing historical events or scenes in literature, to practicing expressions in a foreign language, this highly engaging...
2nd - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The People's Design Award
Students analyze, critique, and evaluate information from various sources and learn about the design process. For this design lesson, students critique work submitted to People's Design Award and create a design of their own to present...
5th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Tiles, Blocks, Sapphires & Gold: Designing a Treasure Map
Young cartographers in groups hide treasure at school and then create a map to find it using pattern blocks and tiles. They make paintings with clues to create a visual representation of the location of their treasure. Groups present...
K - 2nd Math
Tour + Workshop = DESIGN: Shape
Ask elementary learners to explore shapes in everyday objects. They will discuss the elements of design and describe the shapes they see in visual images. Students will then design and "build" a new 3D shape. Finally they will show and...
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Architectural Relief Tiles
Students observe the design of buildings, either first-hand within their communities or with photographs. The design relief tiles representing buildings studied and use the vocabulary of design elements and construction materials used in...
1st - 12th Visual & Performing Arts