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62 resources with the concept sculpture

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Elementary Art Curriculum Guide

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Get crafting with hundreds of pages of art lessons! The plans are organized into topics, which include clay, drawing, composition and design, mixed media, painting, printmaking, and paper.
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Wired with Alexander Calder

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Kids consider how the body functions and moves, how each structure has a specific movement and purpose. They apply that idea as they construct a sculptural piece that moves. For inspiration they look to the work of Alexander Calder,...
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STEM Construction Block Activities

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
Build on techies' knowledge of engineering design. A set of STEM lessons for grades one through six provides instructors with suggestions for engineering instruction. The activities require pupils to design and build structures, such as...
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Kinetic Sculpture

For Students 5th - 8th
Build a sculpture that moves on its own; no power source required! The second installment of a five-part series has individuals create a sculpture that moves with the wind. It can't topple over though, so some type of support is necessary.
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Kinetic Sculpture

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Let your creativity run wild. Scholars build a sculpture out of basic materials. These sculptures must be able to move in the wind (from an electric fan). However, they must also withstand the wind enough to not fall over—it's quite the...
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Shaping Ideas: Symbolism in Sculpture—Lesson 3

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The final session in a sequential, three-lesson sculpture study designed by the education staff of the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles has class members using the criterial they developed to critique each others' symbolic sculptures.
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Shaping Ideas: Symbolism in Sculpture—Lesson 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young artists create a series of sketches of ideas for a sculpture, and using the criteria develop in the previous class, critique their sketches. They then choose one of their ideas and create their work of art.
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Shape and Form in Art

For Teachers K - 4th
Introduce youngsters to the important role shape and form play in art with this extensive collection of activities and projects. From teaching first graders how to create mandalas to engaging third and fourth graders in the design of...
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Clowing Around: Ceramics

For Teachers K - 8th
Clowns are a big hit with kids! Explore a few circus related websites to get an idea of how clowns look and what they do. They then build sculpting skills by creating expressive clown faces out of clay. Web links, materials list, and...
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Clay Heads

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Sculpting can be a rewarding way to accent a lesson plan in any subject. This project requires learners to design and sculpt a head out of clay. The entire process is outlined in this resource; including photos and suggested materials....
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Shoe Shine

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Young artists use Paintstik colors on paper, canvas, metal, fabric or another surface to create a work of art to be presented in a gallery. Students research the origins of the "Snakebasket" they are creating. These art lessons produce...
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Your Attention Please: Iatmul Orator's Stool

For Teachers K - 5th
Students investigate art by observing historical sculptures from New Guinea. In this art history lesson, students observe pictures of the "Orator's Stool"from Papua New Guinea, while identifying the small details that make it unique....
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Dance with Your Fingers, Draw with Your Toes

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Pair dancing, music, and art into one elementary lesson. Using the work of Henri Matisse and Rudy Autio as inspiration, kids spend a few days listening to music that fits the moods of various pieces of art, then work on their own...
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Anthropomorphic Pottery Sculptures

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learn about anthropomorphic pottery sculptures in this informative video. Young artists demonstrate how to create them, using sculpting clay and plastic bottles. Great video footage, photographs, and detailed text are included.
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Friendship Portraits

For Teachers 3rd - Higher Ed
Students explore sculpture. In this lesson about sculpting, students create a portrait bust. Students choose a classmate to make a bust of and apply all of the necessary elements to their bust. Students will have a better understanding...
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Hand Vase

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students create a ceramic hand as a gift for a parent or guardian. They shape the hand from their own and paint it according to their preferences. In addition, they write and illustrate a brief description of this project, include...
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It's Art ... Naturally

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students consider the ways nature has been used in art, and then design and create their own original sculptures using materials from nature for a class exhibit.
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Art Exploration-A Global Approach

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A high school unit focuses on a discipline-based study of artworks from many times, places, and cultures. Addressing historical works of art as well as modern techniques, the unit illustrates how a traditional organizational structure...
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Art and Engineering Activity Packet: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Build an appreciation of engineering. Pupils in grades 6-8 learn about science and engineering in a set of three engaging activities. They build spinning tops, construct wind structures, and create recycled paper as part of an engaging...
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3D Paper-Edge Figure Sculptures

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students discover visual arts by creating sculptures in class. In this personal expression lesson, students research the Internet and examine different examples of modern sculptures and 3 dimensional art. Students utilize paper stock,...
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A Sculptor's Model

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students investigate visual arts by researching art on the Internet. In this expressionism lesson plan, students identify several famous artworks on-line based on self expression and discuss the techniques. Students examine steel...
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Haring Inspired Drawing and Sculpture

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research art by identifying the work of Keith Haring. In this sculpting lesson, students utilize the web to examine sculptures and drawings in the style of Keith Haring. Students utilize sculpting wire, foil, pencils, glue and...
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Real Life - Guy Ben-Ner and Ron Mueck

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students observe face sculptures and the shapes and materials that are used to make them. In this sculptures lesson plan, students look at magazine cut outs of faces and compare them with sculptures of faces.
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Sculpting

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students use clay, molding, and cardboard to create a sculpture of a bird and a bird house. Students complete 5 steps to making this sculpture.