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Still Life in Winter An American Scene Painter

An American Scene Painter

Students learn about American artist Charles Burchfield. Students capture information and sketches in a journal, then use these ideas to create an original watercolor

photo gallery Analyzing Photographs: From Theory to Practice

Analyzing Photographs: From Theory to Practice

Throughout this lesson, students will examine works of art and learn tools to analyze and discuss photography

Art Gallery Art Show with the Masters

Art Show with the Masters

Research information on artists' lives and works and prepare works of art based on their understanding of the artists, their time and place in history, and their works.

Wagon and mules Capturing History

Capturing History

Through teacher-guided discussions and hands-on activities, students will understand the political and economic reasons for the African-American migration to Northern cities between the World Wars.

Bodiam Castle Castles & Cornerstones

Castles & Cornerstones

This lesson will explore the historic importance and function of castles in King Arthur's time and introduce students to a general history of castles and architectural terms

Chinese performers Chinese Instruments

Chinese Instruments

Explore the similarities and differences between traditional western instruments and Chinese instruments while creating a Chinese instrument.

Cinderella's slippers Cinderella Trilogy

Cinderella Trilogy

Compare and contrast three variations of the Cinderella folktale: “Rhodopis,” the Egyptian version; “Yeh-Shen,” the Chinese version; and “The Hidden One,” the Native American version

Salvador Dali Dalí & Desnos

Dalí & Desnos

In this lesson, students will enhance their creative writing skills and develop their individual writing voices through surrealist techniques

Mural Decades Mural Project

Decades Mural Project

Students will learn how to use primary sources, and work in groups to create murals about the events and trends of a decade of the twentieth century

Atreus' Tomb Deep Roots of Ancient Greece

Deep Roots of Ancient Greece

This lesson examines specific areas of ancient Greek influence on Western thought and culture

Christoper Columbus Explorers’ Experience

Explorers’ Experience

Students will learn about world explorers by researching facts and information relating to the routes traveled. They will discuss what motivates people to want to discover and explore new places.

pottery Exploring Pottery Techniques

Exploring Pottery Techniques

This lesson introduces students to the age-old techniques used in constructing and decorating a burnished coil pot

Second Bank of the United States, Philadelphia. From Greece to Main Street

From Greece to Main Street

Students will learn defining elements of classical Greek architecture by comparing the Lincoln Memorial with the Parthenon in Athens, Greece

Transparent Cell Get Inside a Cell!

Get Inside a Cell!

In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of the components of an animal cell.

Bellerophon and the Chimera Greek Mythology: Cultures and Art

Greek Mythology: Cultures and Art

Gain insight into Greek culture and make aesthetic, perceptual, creative, and intellectual connections to contemporary culture by creating and painting mythological characters

Fish Painting Gyotaku Japanese Fish Printing

Gyotaku Japanese Fish Printing

By acquiring knowledge of historical and cultural qualities unique to this particular art form, students can gain an understanding of how Gyotaku reflects a part of Japanese history

Levi Coffin's home in Fountain City, Indiana, formerly Newport. Known as Grand Central Station of the Underground Railroad. Harriet Tubman: Illustrating History

Harriet Tubman: Illustrating History

Using collage, students create a scene from the life of Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman Harriet Tubman: An Informative and Impressionistic Look

Harriet Tubman: An Informative and Impressionistic Look

Examine the life of Harriet Tubman through a comparison of informative resources and impressionistic art

moon and raven Haunting Music

Haunting Music

Learn about orchestral “program music” inspired by the spooky and bizarre

Quote by Joseph Campbell Historic Heroes

Historic Heroes

The class will break into groups and write a working definition of a hero which they will present to the class.

Cells Dividing How Do Cells Reproduce?

How Do Cells Reproduce?

This activity illustrates the process of mitosis, or cell division, in yeast. Cells carry on the many functions needed to sustain life. The most important is the ability to reproduce.

Cells How Many Cells Are Born in a Day?

How Many Cells Are Born in a Day?

In this lesson, students use calculation to predict the number of cells that result from a series of cell divisions. They then graph the results to represent their findings.

The Great Wave off Kanagawa Japanese Woodblock Prints

Japanese Woodblock Prints

This lesson explores the history and evolution of the Japanese woodblock print

King Arthur King Arthur: Man or Legend

King Arthur: Man or Legend

In this lesson, students will learn about the legend of King Arthur as depicted in stories, poems, and artwork

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