Looking at French Decorative Arts: The Science of Good Design

High schoolers 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 microscope. They design their own scientific or technological instrument using pencils, colored pencils, and drawing paper.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 days
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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Year
2004
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  • Lesson Plan (RTF version)
  • Compound Microscope and Case