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Art/Architecture - Johannes Vermeer

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Bombarded by the loud, the flashy, the larger-than-life glamorous, class members are asked to consider the beauty and value in everyday events through a video about Johannes Vermeer. Part of the "Art/Architecture" playlist, the episode...
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Introduction to Architectural Philosophies

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students familiarize themselves with some of the competing philosophies underlying architecture. They explore structures as a form of artistic expression as well as a practical undertaking.
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Florence and the Renaissance: Art, Architecture and Politics

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students, in groups, prepare a presentation using slides or other visual media, on art, architecture, government, religion, economics and geography of the Florentine Renaissance. Working as an individual, prepare a two to four page paper...
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Architecture for the Masses

For Teachers All
Students learn about Frank Lloyd Wright's philosophy of architecture and will relate this philosophy to a discussion of the role of democracy in art and architecture. Students will discuss the types of architecture and new construction...
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Reflections of Ancient Greece

For Teachers K - 5th
Students study ancient Greek civilization. In this World history lesson, students locate Greece on a world map and review what the ancient Greeks did when they developed new ideas for government, science, philosophy, religion, and art.
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Zen and the Work of Frank Lloyd Wright

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students experience Zen philosophies reflected in artwork, poetry, and architecture. Students will explore these connections and expand the discussion to include a professional author of their choice.
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Famous Structures of World History

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore civilizations of the world. In this architecture instructional activity, 8th graders investigate multimedia sources in order to examine famous structures of the world. Links are provided to Library of Congress...
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Exploring the Design Process: The Work of Charles and Ray Eames

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Explore the work of Charles and Ray Eames and design philosophy for three Eames' objects. Students complete image based discussion, create sketches of forms that interest them, and create their own images for a house of cards game....
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The House on a Waterfall

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students analyze Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater house. in this architecture analysis lesson, students analyze the pictures of the home and discuss Wright's style. Students research the similarities and differences in Wright's work and...
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What is Art?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students become familiar with the art and architecture and history of the Chicago World's Fair.  For this public arts project lesson, students compare and contrast fine art and public art through a study of the exhibits at the Chicago...
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Social Studies: Renaissance

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore Renaissance architecture. In this Renaissance activity, students view a slideshow featuring architecture of the era and then discuss the math skills used to the build the structures. Student build their own replicas of...
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Communicating Through Art: Drawing Conclusions About Culture Through Artifact Study in Ancient China

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders identify key aspects of Chinese culture displayed through art. Learners analyze the connections between themes in art and architecture and the reflections this offers on Ancient Chinese culture as they write about the...
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Rise and Fall of the Roman Empire

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Your class can follow along with this PowerPoint to learn about all the triumphs and defeats that led to the rise and fall of the Roman Empire. Each slide contains key information related to Roman rule, law, religion, philosophy,...
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Maya Lin - Artist, Architect, Environmentalist

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore the life of Maya Lin and analyze the impact of her architectural philosophy on her work. They trace the history of the Vietnam Memorial from its conception by Maya Lin, to the present day. A time line is created of...
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The Byzantine Empire - Part 5

For Teachers 6th - 12th
More than just religiously tolerant, Muslims who took over the Byzantine and Persian Empires were culturally tolerant as well. They preserved much of the literature, language, philosophy, geography, and mathematics, even improving upon...
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Modern Marco Polos: Searching for China

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students conduct Internet research to determine information about China's laws, government, philosophy, architecture, inventions, calendar and language. Students create a web site about ancient China and how it has influenced world history.
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
A study of the Surrealist Movement can lead students on an exploration of art, philosophy, and culture.
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Following the Wright Path

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Learners explore the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright through literature and analyze photographs. In this photography analysis instructional activity, students read aloud Frank Lloyd Wright and answer questions for the text. Learners...
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For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are introduced to the techniques used in printmaking along with the relief method and tessellation relationships to art. In groups, they examine a variety of architecture used throughout the Islamic culture. To end the lesson,...
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For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore he purposes of the Parthenon.  In this World History lesson, 9th graders create a complete picture of the Parthenon.  Students research one aspect of the structure and report their findings back to the class.
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Discipline and Punish

For Students 10th - 12th
In this online interactive psychology worksheet, students respond to 24 multiple choice questions about Foucault's Discipline and Punish. Students submit their answers to be scored.
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How to Create a Virtual Mediterranean Cruise

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars determine the ports they visit and develop a plan to study each region’s history and culture.
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My Big Fat Greek Olympics

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
The Olympic Games are indeed a significant and far-reaching cultural component in our international community today, but from where do they originate? Where do our traditions stem from, and how do we choose the sports that constitute...
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Georgia O'Keefe - A Unit for Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th
SStudents view examples of O'Keef's work and watch a video about her life. They use colored pencil to create a 6" x 6" reproduction of a 2" x 2" square cut from a magazine picture, finding and using the most interesting shapes in the...