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61 resources with the concept fashion design

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Design a Shoe

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Engage young scientists in a project where high fashion meets engineering! Using foam core and hot glue, partnered pupils design and create a functional, fashionable pair of shoes. Groups then put the footwear through its paces using a...
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Fashion Show

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Fabric made from water bottles? Groups determine whether wearing something made out of water bottles is similar to wearing other textiles by comparing fabric samples based on their ability to resist wrinkling, heat, stains, and other...
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Lesson: Functional Fashion

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Upper graders scrutinize the clothing worn by the vaqueros in James Walker's painting, Cowboys Roping a Bear. They pay close attention to the period style as well as the clothing functionality in the given context. Kids then design their...
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Lesson: Communication Through Clothing

For Teachers K - 5th
As we all know, some clothing has a way of letting us know a little something about the person wearing it. Kids explore the idea that clothing can be a form of communication and artistic expression. They analyze a Native American textile...
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Student Opinion: How Far Would You Go for Fashion?

For Students 7th - 12th
Is being uncomfortable worth it if you look good? Inspire discussion about fashion and culture with a brief New York Times article about painful fashion. Whether used as a persuasive essay prompt or as a discussion starter, class members...
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Fashion Design From Nature

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Some gorgeous images will inspire your high schoolers to create different fashion designs from a wide variety of natural sources. Students study color, pattern, texture, shape and form to create their own original piece in this...
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Dress for Success

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Dressing for success is not always about looking sharp. Sometimes it is about staying warm and dry. Present your class with an activity that challenges groups of pupils to design a layered material for blizzard conditions. The teams test...
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World of Fashion — Vocabulary Worksheet

For Students 7th - 12th
Make sure your fashionistas know how to talk about all the latest and oldest styles. Partners work together to define 18 fashion-related terms, ranging from style to home furnishings. Definitions are included on the second page of the...
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Capitals, Designers & Common Fashion Terms

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
The importance of fashion on society is identified and new vocabulary associated with fashion is defined. Using the internet, your class will identify the major fashion capitals of the world and write about one. To end the lesson, they...
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SIMPLE FABRIC FOLDING FOR HALLOWEEN

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Study the fabric folding techniques introduced and lead your class in applying them to quiltmaking, home decorating, fashion design, and other sewing projects. This lesson is geared to making items themed for halloween, but could be...
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Protective Design

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Over 3 or 4 class periods your young designers will create a wearable garment that provides some sort of protection from a danger in everyday life. In this fashion design lesson, learners investigate fear in our society and brainstorm...
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Fashion Recycles

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Complete fashion design activities as a part of a study on protecting the environment. In this fashion and environment lesson, students discuss global environmental awareness and work in groups to list recyclable products that can be...
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Design a Shoe

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If the shoe  doesn't fit, design a new one. Discovery Education challenges pupils to put the engineering process in action by designing a shoe. Groups design and build a shoe prototype based upon the client constraints outlined in the...
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Who Wants to be a Millionaire: Life Since 1930

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The King of Rock'n Roll, Twiggy, William Beveridge? Sounds like its time to review events occurring after 1930. Kids play this fun Millionaire-style game to review common knowledge British trivia. This game would be a fun challenge for...
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Clothing-Based Bias

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students investigate stereotypes attached to clothing. In this teaching tolerance lesson students explore how the way someone dresses can influence other people's perception of that person. Students discuss what groups of people might be...
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Hangtags and Labels

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students brainstorm the information found on hangtags and labels. They discuss the necessity of hang tags and create a hangtag to advertise or identify themselves. Afterward, they share their tags with their peers and answer discussion...
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Texture in Fashion

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students participate in an activity where they are blindfolded to guess what type of fabric it is, relying on their sense of touch. They discuss different items in the classroom that have texture and give a list of words that describe...
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Body Language? The Language of Contemporary Fashion

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the messages given to others based on their clothing. In groups, they compare and contrast the clothes of today with those from the 1980s. While being shown a picture of a piece of clothing, they practice object...
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Digital Fashion Show

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students research the dress of the 40's/50's in Harlem and create a multimedia presentation of at least 15 slides. They present a Fashion Show for the class.
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ARTSEDGE: Creating Costumes

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young designers examine famous monarch portraits and costume books, create a design for the emperor, examine fabric samples and choose a type and color for their costume. They sketch the costume and present it in a class fashion show.
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First Lady Fashions

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research and explore the fashion of a certain time while identifying with the personal convictions and tastes of the famous first ladies of the past. They practice what they explore adjectives to describe what they see and...
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What People Do for Fashion

For Students 9th - 12th
In this fashion worksheet, students answer short answer questions about extreme fashion, such as piercings and tattoos. Students complete ten questions.
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Proportion Flattering the Figure

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students identify how to create a flattering figure and demonstrate their knowledge through a portfolio page. They create a professional fashion presentation incorporating the principles and elements of design, explain each in writing,...
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Clothing Color Wheel

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students are introduced to the primary, secondary and tertiary colors. Individually, they are to create a color wheel with all three levels of colors in a creative way. To end the lesson, they present their wheel to the class and...