Blue Man Group Learning Lab

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The Blue Man Group, three bald performance artists painted blue, offer lessons designed to engage, intrigue, and excite the imaginations of all ages of learners. Groups craft a trickster tale, invent melodious mathematical instruments, and investigate gooyie, mysterious substances. What fun!

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Introduce the lessons by showing a video, available on YouTube, of a Blue Man Group performance
  • The lesson designed for grades 6-8 suggests allotting 20 minutes for groups to draft their trickster tales; consider expanding the time to a full class period and having groups compose their tale on computers so that the next day their stories can be projected for class members to read and consider
Classroom Considerations

  • The 12-page packet includes language arts, fine arts, and sciences lessons for multiple grade levels
  • Requires extra prep time to collect materials

  • The lessons identify required materials, include discussion questions, and pacing guides

  • None