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214 resources with the concept clay

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Attic Black and Red Figure Pottery

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders explore Attic black and red-figure pottery, including the development of style, the most important subjects and vase shapes, the major types and their function. Students create a presentation based on their research.
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Manage Soil

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students identify and classify soil ypes according to data on the soil triangle. Given examples, students identify soil conservation practices, using criterion assessment instrument. When giving a case situation involving soil...
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Homeless Awareness - Paperclay Sculpture

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study and create a visual response to the plight of homeless populations in the community by using paper clay and sloppy clay. They also participate in a class discussion about their own personal encounters with homeless people...
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Impressionists and Post Impressionists

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders will explore the use of clay and create ceramic artwork that is influenced by the study of impressionism. The assessment is given according to creativity when working with clay and ceramics.
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Miniature Cliff Castles - Ceramic

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students brainstorm different elements that they could add to a castle, such as roof tiles, bushes, etc. and procedure to build a model using wall boards. Students complete their castles by firing them and painting with acrylic paints.
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Exploring the History of Canyon de Chelly: Pottery

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students study the tradional Native American methods of making pottery. They examine the patterns used and design their own pattern that they will use as they make their own pottery utilizing the clay from the surrounding environment.
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North Carolina Pottery

For Teachers K - 3rd
Learners examine the process of evaporation. They observe how when clay dries, the water evaporates and how the weight of the object decreases. They complete a worksheet to complete the lesson.
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Crayola® Model Magic® Colored Courtly Characters

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Students create a "Noh"-style mask, based on Japanese Noh theatre masks. They experiment with different colors of modeling clay and explore ways to show facial character.
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Crayola Model Magic Fantastic Fantasy Creatures

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students discuss and describe fantasy creatures such as the centaur, mermaid, dragon, Pegasus, griffin, etc. They create a sculpture of a fantasy creature using clothes hangers, newspaper, and Crayola?? Model Magic™.
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Dig This

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the work of paleontologists and the life of dinosaurs and create a sculpture of the bones of a Stegosaurus. The sculpture was then buried and used by other classes for a dig.
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Recreating Chinese Bronze Vessels

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students make Chinese Bronze Vessels using coil or slab-built clay ceramic techniques. They focus on various ceramic techniques essential to creating a carved ceramic box in the style of Chinese Bronze Vessels.
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Let's Create a Sculpture!

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students examine pictures to unearth the objects that were connected together to make the sculptures. Information about the artists and the history of the pieces created are discussed.
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Creating Sacred and Ritual Masks Within the High School Pottery Classroom

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils research sacred masks and what they were used for. They are to create their own sacred mask and present them to the class.
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Art Nouveau

For Teachers 7th
Students study the design elements of Art Nouveau, its sources and development. They create art projects in ceramics and glass that exemplify the focus of Art Nouveau as a decorative style.
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Clay Gargoyles

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students observe Gargoyles and listen to an explanation of their place in art history. They create gargoyles with clay and paint with stone finish.
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Puebla Patterned Pots

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine and discuss the characteristics of tin glazed earthenware pottery of Colonial Mexico. They design and create their own Talavera-style plate by applying the concept of radial symmetry.
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As the World Spins

For Teachers K - 5th
Students research forms of and uses for pottery. They examine the people who created the pottery and create a presentation to exhibit their findings.
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"IMPRESS"ive Pinch Pot Vases

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners discover and perfect basic construction methods and decorative methods of clay and glaze. They create vases using the pinch method and stamping and impressing methods of decorations. They glaze their pots with pre-made glazes.
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Funny Putty

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Learners study that colloids are mixtures which display the properties of more than one of these states.
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Ceramics: A Vessel into History

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers create a personal clay vessel that has a specific use or meaning in their contemporary culture, which could be discerned through study by future archeologists and art historians.
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Handbuilding With Joan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers discover the three basic handbuilding techniques used in beginning pottery: pinch pot, coiling, and slab work. After a lecture/demo, students try their hands at making pottery using the three different techniques.
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Life Cycles Mandalas - Ceramic relief - Drawing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students design Mandalas that had to do with cycles of Nature.