Line and Design
All students are interested in graphic design. This activity taps into this interest to have students learn about graphic elements.
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The Complex Geometry of Islamic Design
Discover the prevalence of geometric design in Islamic culture with this wonderful informational video. It begins with an overview of the complexity of designs dating back to the eighth century during early Islam, and then delves into...
5 mins 7th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Skateboard Deck Graphics
Young artists don't need to be skateboarders to enjoy this assignment. Class members use the provided worksheet to craft 10 sketches that convey action or motion using no more than seven lines. They then select their three best ideas and...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The Who, What, and Y of Design
Young scholars discover how large national chain stores create product lines that appeal to Generation-Y consumers. After learning in-depth about Target's new Dorm Room line, students create their own Generation-Y inspired product line.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Looking at French Decorative Arts: The Science of Good Design
Learners examine the style of an 18th-century compound microscope and its case. In this scientific design lesson plan, students look at Jacques Caffieri's, "Compound Microscope and Case" before comparing the design to a modern...
9th - 12th Science