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The Contributions of Female Explorers
4 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Think of a few of the great explorers in world history. Are you thinking of any women? Chances are, probably not, and this will most likely be the case for many of your class members. But in many ways, female explorers may exemplify...
This Isn't Right: A History of Women in Industry
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Women were in the workplace long before Rosie the Riveter pushed up her sleeve. Learn about the working options available to women during the Industrial Revolution, the Progressive Era, and the Great Depression with a lesson plan that...
Lesson: Emory Douglas: Here and Now: Looking at Contemporary Struggle
9th - 12th
After looking into the life, art, and social contributions of artist Emory Douglas, learners analyze several social art pieces. They use Emory Douglas as an example of social art, then consider 10 other pieces. They write a paper...
The Chaotic Brilliance of Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewIn 2017 a work by Jean-Michel Basquiat was actioned off for over 110 million dollars. So who is he and what makes his art so special? Find out with a short video that details his background, influences, and his process.
Lesson: Elizabeth Peyton: Pictures of Royalty: The Imagined
9th - 12th
Elizabeth Peyton is an artist who creates images of people (often famous) that she doesn't personally know. These images become part of her imagined community. Learners analyze her work, her community of imagined friends, and then create...
Night and Day: A Digital Art Lesson based on Monet's Rouen Cathedral Series
5th - 8th
Think about your favorite place ... now, think about what it looks like at different times during the day. How does the change in lighting affect the colors you see? Young artists explore the tools available in digital art software to...
This Isn't Right: Women Reform Leaders
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The 20th century saw many new possibilities open up to women in America, thanks to many well-known female historical figures — and some women who are not as famous but who are equally accomplished. Learn about the women who contributed...