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Vanishing Environment: Exploring Changes in Landscape

To discover the impact of urbanization on the environment, learners compare landscape paintings from the past with contemporary photographs, create found poems from descriptions of artwork, design backyard or public garden spaces, make posters to promote environmental citizenship and organize a coffee house to display them. Artwork attached is by Canadian painter Robert Harris, but work by local artists would adapt the series of activities to your region. 

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Resource Details

Grade
10th - 12th
Subjects
Visual & Performing Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
14 days
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • "In Charlottetown, Falconwood Park" by Robert Harris
  • "Grasmere" by Robert Harris
  • "Holland Cove, P.E.I." by Robert Harris
  • "In Charlottetown, Falconwood Park" by Robert Harris
  • "Grasmere" by Robert Harris
  • "Holland Cove, P.E.I." by Robert Harris
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