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Ancient Rome

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Veritas nunquam perit. The timeless truths and lessons learned from the ancient Romans can be found in a collection that not only looks at the art and architecture, the cultural happenings, and the political structure, but also traces...
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Plate Tectonics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young geologists examine evidence scientists have gathered to develop the Theory of Plate Tectonics. They explore how tectonic events are monitored and how future events can be predicted. The unit concludes with groups investigating how...
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ScienceWeb Australia: Years 9-10

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Science Web Australia presents a collection of three units designed for English speaking high schoolers and utilizing resources available online. The first unit focuses on ecosystems, the second on plate tectonics, and the third on the...
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Careers in Architecture

For Students 9th - 12th
Have any interest in designing houses? The first installment of an 11-part unit on architecture teaches scholars about potential careers in architecture. After viewing a presentation, they take part in an Internet scavenger hunt to learn...
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Architectural Letters

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Have your class construct their own architectural letter. This art project focuses on architecture, or the art of building. You can connect this activity to a biography activity. Your class can decorate their initial to reflect their...
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Mayan Mathematics and Architecture

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Take young scholars on a trip through history with this unit on the mathematics and architecture of the Mayan civilization. Starting with a introduction to their base twenty number system and the symbols they used, this eight-lesson unit...
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Architectural Lettering

For Students 9th - 12th
And you thought you already knew how to write letters! Instructors demonstrate various techniques used in architectural lettering. Pupils then apply these techniques in a lettering exercise to complete the third lesson in the series of...
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Byzantine Architecture

For Students 9th - 12th
View Byzantine architecture from the comfort of your classroom. A PowerPoint presentation introduces important vocabulary terms and examples of Byzantine architecture in the ninth instructional activity of the 11-part series. A Jeopardy...
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Portland Architectural Tour - Activity 1

For Teachers 4th - 11th
Students research architectural designs of the Portland, Oregon metro area in this excellent lesson provided by Oregon Public Broadcasting. While this unit is written with Portland, Oregon in mind, teachers can adapt for any geographic...
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Transformations: Architectural Elevations

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create a design for a fort or tree house using blocks. In this architecture lesson plan, 4th graders make a collage and then use that to make their design.
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Art: Building Blocks of Architecture

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Build buildings from code blocks. The seventh of eight lessons in the Google CS Art unit focuses on the connection between computer programming and architecture. Scholars learn how to apply the repeat forever code block while writing a...
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Roman Art, Architecture, and Engineering

For Teachers 9th - 12th
There is no better tool to help you explain art or architecture than an image-filled slide show. Classic Greek art, architecture, and engineering are all described with excellent visual examples and text which defines each form by its...
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Greece - Architecture

For Teachers 6th
This presentation has a comprehensive description of the use of columns in Greek architecture. With pictures and diagrams, the presentation not only shows a comparison between the three types of columns, Ionic, Doric and Corinthian, it...
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20th Century Architecture

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Discover the functional works of art found in everyday life. Modern architecture is the focus of this highly visual presentation. Works from architectural masters such as Frank Lloyd Wright, Frank Gehry, and Le Corbusier are featured. A...
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Artists, Architects, and Architecture

For Teachers 4th - 5th
The study of art and architecture are the focus of this series of lessons. The images of Robert Harris are used in the lessons as examples for youngsters to looks at. A study of architecture in different time periods ensues, then...
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Greece and Rome Architecture Reflected in Federal Buildings Thinking Routine

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Compare ancient and modern architecture by asking your historians to view photographs or slides of Roman and Greek architecture. They will complete a 3 circle Venn diagram labeled "Ancient Greece," "Rome," and "Modern Day United States,"...
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Forsyth County Architecture

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What features mark a building as belonging to a particular culture, time, and place? Class members investigate the architectural movements represented in structures built in Forsyth County, North Carolina from 1880-1980 by examining...
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Architecture on Ice: The Challenge of Building on Permafrost

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students identify the problems associated with building a structure on permafrost. In this physical science lesson, students investigate how heat and pressure affect the rate of ice melting. They read an article about traditional housing...
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Roman Architecture

For Students 9th - 12th
Design an office fit for the gods. Individuals view a PowerPoint presentation on Roman architecture, its key elements, and famous structures. In groups, they design an office building incorporating the elements of Roman architecture. 
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Architectural Rendering

For Students 9th - 12th
Explore different methods of architectural rendering and technical drawing. Pupils learn about cross hatching, parallel line rendering, random line rendering, rubbing, shading, and stippling in the second lesson of the series of 11....
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Geometry in Architecture #1

For Students 9th - 12th
Discover how to analyze architecture from a geometric standpoint. The fourth installment of an 11-part unit on architecture first provides a presentation on axis, balance, basic form, formal, pattern, proportion, symmetry, and tripartite...
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Arkansas Architectural Styles

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students investigate the various architectural styles of Arkansas. They read a handout, complete a worksheet, view images of architectural styles, and take photos and write descriptions of five style elements they observe in their...
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Arts, Crafts and Regional Architecture

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Your secondary students trace a region's architecture and its associated crafts. Specifically the lesson focuses upon the Lower Rio Grande region and student reflect upon the significant changes in the region over the past 200 years. ...
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Architecture and Life Style of the Middle Class in the 1800's

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders are briefed by representatives of the Arlington Historical Society on the history of the area. After visiting the area themselves, they make a chart or take photographs to show what they have learned.