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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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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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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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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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Art/Architecture - Andrea Palladio

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The design principles of 16th Century Italian architect Andrea Palladio are the focus of an episode in the "Art/Architecture" School of Life playlist. The narrator points out how Palladio's belief that the purpose of architecture was to...
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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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Art/Architecture - Caspar David Friedrich

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The episode from the "Art/Architecture" playlist examines the paintings of the famous Nineteenth Century German romantic landscape artist. The narrator focuses on Friedrich's belief that art can teach us about the importance of suffering...
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Geography and Topography, History and Architecture

For Students 6th - 10th
In this social studies lesson plan, students answer short answer questions about the geography, topography, history, and architecture of the east part of the United States. Students complete 24 questions.
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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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Roman Architecture

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students examine Roman architecture. In this ancient Rome lesson, students discuss some attributes of Roman architecture prior to conducting research on the use of classical Roman architecture in modern buildings.
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Urbanization As Seen Through Late 19c - Early 20c Architecture

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Incorporating the cultures, architecture, and ethnic populations of several American cities (namely Chicago and New York), this presentation displays vivid photographs of buildings and people in 19th - 20th century urban America. The...
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Medieval Art and Architecture

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Detailing the characteristics of Medieval art and architecture, including Romanesque and Gothic architecture, these slides provide incredible views of some of the most famous buildings, cathedrals and castles in the world. A few slides...
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Traders of the Lost Art

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners work in small groups to investigate a variety of art and architecture forms common during the Old Kingdom epoch in Ancient Egypt. Learners then evaluate how these art forms reflect a culture's beliefs and values. And, finally,...
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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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Architectural Relief Tiles

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Pupils observe the design of buildings, either first-hand within their communities or with photographs. The design relief tiles representing buildings studied and use the vocabulary of design elements and construction materials used in...
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Architecture: It's Elementary!—Fifth Grade

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Young citizens construct an understanding of urban planning in this cross-curricular unit. Covering every aspect of city development from the political, economic, and social influences to sustainable building practices, this 10-lesson...
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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 plan in the series...
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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 lesson of the 11-part series. A Jeopardy game reviews...
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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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Arabic Architecture in Spain

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine Arabic architecture in Spain. They explore the principles and teachings of Islam and campare them with Catholicism. Students examine paintings and maps to understand different things about the Arab culture. Also,...
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Classical Greece

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Studying ancient Greek culture, literature, and architecture is a great way to begin a unit on world cultures - or to start reading Antigone or other Greek dramas. Detailing the social aspects of ancient Greek life, this presentation...