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Teaching Guide: Set Design

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The task of creating a set for a theater production may leave theater arts students asking where to begin. Set their minds at ease with a packet that not only provides information about the elements of design, but also guides them...
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Lesson 1- Set Design

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Line, shape, color, texture, space. The first in a three-part series of lessons intended for advanced theatre arts classes introduces the elements of set design. Class members examine maquettes and analyze how designers have put together...
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Set and Prop Design

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What's the difference between set dressing and a prop? Between a costume accessory and a personal prop? As part of their study of set and prop design, class members engage in a series of activities that prepare them to design a prop for...
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Create a Set Design

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Groups create a set for a play or story they select, build a model, and share their stage with the class. The team explains the rationale for their choices and the mood they feel their staging creates.
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Understanding Design, Composition, and Color

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The set for a play combines design elements (style, line, shape, mass, measure, position, color, and texture) and principles of composition (unity, harmony, contrast, variation, balance, proportion, and emphasis) to create a particular...
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Chemical Reactions and Engineering Design

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Construction leads to habitat loss and local wildlife suffers. Scholars must build a reptile egg incubation device that meets many constraints. Various experiments help them discover the chemical reaction needed to reach the proper...
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Scavenger Hunt

For Students 9th - 12th
Young theatre artists engage in a scavenger hunt to acquaint themselves with set design. The challenge is to search the site and match a separate maquette with each of the 24 clues.
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Lesson 2- Costume Design

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Clothes might not make the man but they certainly do help an actor create a character. How costume designers employ the same elements of design found in sets (line, color, texture, shape) to realize a character is the focus of a lesson...
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Putting Ideas Together

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
As part of their study of set design, theater arts young scholars put together what they have learned so far and create a thumbnail sketch of a set that they feel captures the style and mood they want to project. 
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Career Connections | Tire Designer

For Students 6th - 12th
New ReviewRolling down the highway, we rarely think about our tires until one goes flat or when we have to replace worn ones. Then it's off to the store to pick replacements, selecting ones from the endless variety offered by the store. But who...
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Career Connections | Product Designer

For Students 6th - 8th
New ReviewFor those curious, who like to solve problems, who like to research, the job of product designer would be a perfect fit. A short video shows how one production designer combined these qualities to form a company that creates specialized...
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Visual Metaphors in Scenic Design: Activity

For Students 9th - 12th
As part of a study of how visual metaphors are used in set design, class members examine an image of designer Josef Svoboda's 3-D scale model for the opera Idomeneo, re` di Creta. They then find another example that employs a visual...
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Creating a Design Concept

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Putting together information gained from their script analysis, their readings, and their research, groups create a conceptual design statement for their assigned scene. The statement explains how their scenic design creates the mood and...
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Simple Machines Design Project

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Make your work as a teacher a little easier with a physical science project on simple machines. After introducing young scientists to these devices and identifying their different uses around the school, this project engages children in...
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Career Connections | Industrial Designer

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewThere ought to be a tool for that! Industrial designers meet the challenge of designing new tools that accomplish tasks. A short video introduces viewers to a designer who crafts tools for musical instruments.
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Be an Engineer! Designing to Solve Problems

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Engineer a bright future in civil engineering. A set of four engaging lessons covers the engineering design process. In groups, young engineers design and build models of a bridge, a skyscraper, and a dam, and then test the strength of...
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Goal Setting for Students

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Inspire scholars to shoot for the moon with a presentation that details why goals are important, how to define and identify a goal with four essential questions, the difference between dreams and goals, and tips to achieving a goal.
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Beatrice’s Goat: A Lesson on Savings Goals

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Youngsters learn the meaning of saving and how to reach savings goals by first reading a story of a young Ugandan girl who is gifted a goat, and then discovering the opportunity costs of savings decisions made by her and her family.
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Ship the Chip

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Here is a tasty challenge, especially for middle school engineers: design a container that meets mass and volume criteria, and will safely transport a tortilla or potato chip through the mail without damaging it! Mostly, this is a crisp...
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Fashion and Design: Fashion Story

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Learn computer coding by design. The first of eight parts in the CS First Fashion and Design unit introduces the series. Participants become familiar with Scratch block-based coding and with the club procedures. They then begin a project...
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Goal Setting for Students | 4 Key Steps

For Students 9th - 12th
The topic of goal setting can seem esoteric and intimidating. A short video breaks down the goal-setting process into four practical, specific steps designed to show viewers that the process is manageable.
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Computer Age

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Theater arts class members get a chance to see how professionals employ tech tools. As they sketch, render, build models, and prepare presentations of the set design for a current show, learners either visit a professional theater or by...
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Lesson 3 - Lighting Design

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The final lesson in a series on theatre design spotlights how lighting is incorporated into a production. After watching videos that focus on lighting fixtures and their positioning, individuals create a basic design plan for a scene,...
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Introducing the Text and Learning the Process of Script Analysis

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Where do directors and set designers get their ideas so that the set they build creates the mood and atmosphere the director wants for a production? From the script! Introduce theater high schoolers to the script analysis techniques used...

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