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The History of Tattoos

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Did you know that tattoos date back to 8,000 years ago? From Otzi, mummified iceman of the Alps, to high society members of Victorian Britan, discover the cultural significance of tattoos amongst a wide variety of cultures and...
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What Makes Tattoos Permanent?

For Students 7th - 11th
How can tattoos be permanent if humans shed over one million skin cells per day? Here's a short, animated video that answers this essential question and provides everything you want to know about the history of tattooing, tattoos and...
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Tattoos on Math

For Students 10th - 12th
How is the cosecant function like a tattoo? Pupils learn about the geometric representations on a unit circle of all six trigonometric functions through a video. They also learn why secant, cosecant, and cotangent ended up affixed in...
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Stunning Stripes- Gene Davis's Phantom Tattoo

For Teachers K - 1st
Students create stripe art. In this painting evaluation lesson, students view Gene Davis's painting Phantom Tattoo and identify the colors in the stripes. Students discuss what they notice about the stripes and then use chalk to create...
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Smart Tattoos and Tiny Robots: Crash Course Engineering #37

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What does the future hold for implantable devices? An informative video discusses the history of devices implanted in the human body starting with the first pace maker. After a discussion of the hurdles people must consider when...
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A Symbol of Protection

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young art critics consider symbolic protection as it has been used in various cultures around the globe. They view body art from the Marquesas Islands, looking for animals, letter, shapes, and patterns. They compare and contrast body art...
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Tattoos

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the law surrounding tattoos. They look at the advantages and disadvantages of permanent tattoos and temporary tattoos. Finally, students invent the perfect tattoo for anyone who is under 18. They create a poster or...
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Why People Get Tattoos: Pre-Reading Exercise

For Students 7th - 9th
In this synonym worksheet, students choose the correct synonym definition for a set of vocabulary words that they will encounter in the article "Why People Get Tattoos." Ten words are included in the exercise.
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Cyber Tattoo

For Teachers 10th
New ReviewSophomores use a website evaluation tool to determine if their selected websites are valid and reliable. They read about and list three behaviors about taking and sending photos of minors that qualify as Class 1 misdemeanors in their...
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Health Risks of Body Art

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss the risks associated with body art. In this personal health lesson, students talk about fashion trends and then conduct research on the health risks associated with tattoos, cosmetic surgery, and body piercings. Students...
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"Body Decorating and the Risks"

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Young scholars read and outline a piece of expository writing to study the risks associated with tattoos and body piercing. They brainstorm low risk, healthful ways of expressing their identity as teens.
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Image Conscious

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students take a stand on the concept of changing their appearance. In this changing of ones image lesson, students create a design that would change their image and discuss the age they think they should be to make that change in their...
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Focus: Spelling Common Words

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
If you’re going to get a tattoo, make sure your artist writes it right because it’s hard to correct their inkings. That’s the big idea in this short lesson on commonly misspelled words like their/there/they’re and it’s/its.  Images and a...
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The Beauty & Challenge of Stripes

For Teachers K - 5th
Students view Gene Davis's picture Phantom Tattoo to examine stripes in the artwork.  In this stripes lesson, students explore the characteristics of stripes.  Students use stripes to create art. Students understand that the Davis...
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Mock Trial - Hester v. Metro City Public Schools

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The mock trial case, Hester v. Metro City Public Schools concerns a fight, a tattoo, and a locker search.
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Survivor M.D.: Tattooed Doctor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners view a video clip showing different medical careers. They complete a worksheet to discover careers they might have not heard about. They discuss the amount of education and training needed.
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Quoting, Paraphrasing, & Summarizing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Tattoos and piercings. Here’s a PowerPoint that uses an article on the tattoo and piercing craze to engage viewers in a presentation about citing sources. The 14 slides focus on how to add credibility to writing by including and citing...
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Facial Tattoos or Face Painting

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students use a grid-like method to create a life-size self-portrait from a 3X5 black and white photo. They explore the different customs and rituals surrounding face painting from ancient through modern civilizations. Students create a...
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Celebrate With Henna Hands Lesson Plan

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students study the historic and contemporary uses of henna body art in different cultures. They determine what henna is and how it is use as a temporary tattoo. As an art project, they trace their own hands and draw an appropriate woman...
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Why People Get Tattoos: Practice Exercise

For Students 7th - 9th
In this sentence completion exercise, students complete each sentence by choosing from a selection of endings. Students must match the beginning of the sentences to the end.
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What People Do for Fashion

For Students 9th - 12th
In this fashion worksheet, students answer short answer questions about extreme fashion, such as piercings and tattoos. Students complete ten questions.
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Reading Comprehension - Short Stories

For Students 8th - 10th
Much more than a simple reading assessment, this resource can form the basis of a review of comprehension strategies, as a worksheet that models for readers how to employ strategies to answer questions based on passages, or as a practice...
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A Digital Reimagining of Gettysburg

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Why would Robert E. Lee order Pickett's Charge, an action that changed the course of the Civil War? Geographer and historian Anne Knowles uses digital technology to explain what she thinks is the missing piece in trying to understand...
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Lesson: Jazzy Stripes and Worlds

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Every artist creates in his own unique way drawing from a variety of inspirational sources. Upper graders work to expand their understanding of the creative process by first analyzing a modern piece and then creating one. They listen to...

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