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      • Thumb image for My Favorite Things (PreK-1)Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

        My Favorite Things (PreK-1)

        Grades: PS/Pre-K to 3
        Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts
        Activity teaching students to identify "masterpieces" and mass-produced objects, explain why they value a given object, and dete...
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        Chairs, Chairs Everywhere…

        Grades: 9 to 12
        Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Principles of Design
        Lesson designed to help students become aware of the multitude of design variations in everyday objects by conducting surveys, c...
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        Chairs, Chairs Everywhere… (PreK-3)

        Grades: PS/Pre-K to 3
        Subjects: Principles of Design
        Activity designed to help students become aware of the multitude of design variations in everyday objects by conducting surveys,...
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        Collars, Curtains & Kings: Exploring the History of Lace

        Grades: 4 to 12
        Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Principles of Design
        Lesson explores the history of lace, how and where lace is made, and the role of lace in women's lives. Students create a lace ...
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        Carousels, Carnivals, and Cotton Candy: Design for Fun

        Grades: PS/Pre-K to 3
        Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Principles of Design
        Lesson activity in which students design a carousel for an amusement park, work in groups, conduct research, develop a presentat...
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        The Humanitarian Side of Architecture

        Grades: 9 to 12
        Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts
        Lesson exploring the role that architects have in rebuilding communities after natural disasters. Teaches about the aftermath of...
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        The Total Package (4-8)

        Grades: 4 to 8
        Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Principles of Design
        Activity in which students use the design process to solve a packaging problem. Students gather information about a specific pr...
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        The Total Package

        Grades: 9 to 12
        Subjects: Science, Environmental Issues, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Principles of Design
        Lesson plan using the design process to solve a packaging problem. After learning about the environmental and economic impact of...
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        Tiles, Blocks, Sapphires & Gold: Designing a Treasure Map

        Grades: PS/Pre-K to 3
        Subjects: Principles of Design
        Students engage in problem solving as they create a design for a map leading to hidden treasure. Asks students to work in groups...
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        Treasure Hunters

        Grades: 9 to 12
        Subjects: Principles of Design
        Lesson enhancing students' non-verbal communication skills, while introducing them to mapping. Students participate in map desig...
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        Turn it Upside Down: Introduction to Computer-Aided Design

        Grades: 9 to 12
        Subjects: Principles of Design, Technology
        Activity exploring roller coaster design, computer graphics, and architecture. Students focus on understanding the connections b...
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        Pick a Pet (PreK-1)

        Grades: PS/Pre-K to 3
        Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, English-Language Arts, Principles of Design, Visual Arts
        Students design informational materials to educate people on the importance of matching a new pet to the family's lifestyle and ...
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        Pick a Pet (PreK-3)

        Grades: PS/Pre-K to 3
        Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, English-Language Arts, Principles of Design, Visual Arts
        Students design informational materials to educate people on the importance of matching a new pet to the family's lifestyle and ...
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        PLAY: It's Not Just for Kids

        Grades: 4 to 8
        Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Principles of Design, Visual Arts
        Lesson asking students to design a space where teenagers can play. Includes listening to a National Public Radio audio transcri...
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        Smart Growth: Reshaping Communities (4-8)

        Grades: 4 to 8
        Subjects: English-Language Arts, Principles of Design
        Activity introducing students to different aspects of smart growth as they explore a model community, engage in creative problem...
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      • Thumb image for Sneakers, Telephones, Cups and Curls: The Power of Invention in Everyday Life (4-8)Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Sneakers, Telephones, Cups and Curls: The Power of Invention in Everyday Life (4-8)

        Grades: 4 to 8
        Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Principles of Design
        Activity teaching students how to identify and solve problems as they modify the design of an everyday household item. Students...
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        Whose Shoes?

        Grades: PS/Pre-K to 3
        Subjects: English-Language Arts, Principles of Design
        Activity exploring the meaning of objects. Students conduct research on the history of shoes and write an imaginary story about ...
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        Work Hard and Work Smart: Designing for Athletes (4-8)

        Grades: 4 to 8
        Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Principles of Design
        Activity in which students design a sports bag for athletes, investigate varied sports, interview people involved in varied spor...
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        Work Hard and Work Smart: Designing for Athletes

        Grades: 9 to 12
        Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Principles of Design
        Lesson in which students design a sports bag for athletes, investigate varied sports and consider their design needs, and engage...
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        Designing Scavengers

        Grades: 4 to 12
        Subjects: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Principles of Design
        Lesson in which students explore People's Design Award submissions and work in groups to create a scavenger hunt based on them.
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