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Tell Me About It: What Is Design? Creating a Design Workshop, Part 2 (4-8)
Lesson plan in which students learn about the various fields of design. They research topics on design and then create a design workshop for their younger peers.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8
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Tell Me About It: What Is Design? Part 1 (4-8)
Students participate in a jig-saw learning activity to learn about specific fields of design. They work in groups and present their findings to their classmates.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Tenochtitlan Needs a Drink
Teacher-created lesson in which students consider what Aztec engineering--more specifically, the aqueduct--can teach us today.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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The Design Process: Paper-Cutting
Activity in which students come to understand the design process by working as a group to produce themed paper-cut designs.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 9–12
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The Energy-Efficient Chemical House
"Teacher-created lesson in which students design a house with efficient heating and cooling. They use their knowledge of conduction, convection, and radiation in the design."
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8
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The Fall Garden
Teacher-created lesson in which young children plan and plant a late-year garden to beautify their play space.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3
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The Great Spoon Challenge: Form and Function
In this game, students learn about the form and function of everyday objects. They classify spoons while exploring the ways that form relates to each object’s distinct function.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8
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The Life Album Project: Who I Am Through Music and Visual Art
Teacher-created lesson in which students examine CDs to see how words, images, and sound fit together in a marketing piece.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 9–12
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The Mind Behind Design (4-8)
In this lesson plan, students analyze submissions to the annual People’s Design Award. They discuss the reasons why designs are created and who is impacted by design.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8
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The Mind Behind Design (9-12)
In this lesson, students analyze submissions to the annual People’s Design Award. They discuss reasons that new designs are created, the value of design in society, and who is impacted by design.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 9–12
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The Night Chanter Project
Lesson in which students use the design process to create sketches of scenes based on a Native American chant. The sketches become elements in a mural.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 9–12
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The Outsiders - Game Play
Teacher-created lesson in which students show comprehension of the plot and themes of S. E. Hinton's "The Outsiders" by creating a game based on the novel. They write instructions and a brief script for a commercial to advertise their game.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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The Peacock Room
Website telling the story of the Peacock Room designed by James McNeil Whistler, on view at the Freer Gallery. Includes suggested reading and printable version.
Provider: Freer and Sackler Galleries
Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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The Process of Making Posters
Section of the “Posters American Style” exhibit that includes a “how-to” as well as three activities that demonstrate how poster artists make important conceptual and design choices that directly affect their audience.
Provider: Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Grade(s): General audience
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The Renwick at Twenty-five
Exhibition presenting just over one hundred works of art by ninety-two craft artists in celebration of the silver anniversary of the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Provider: Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Grade(s): General audience
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The Shape of Cities: Exploring Geometry in the Real World
Activity providing students with real-world examples of a variety of geometric shapes and asking them to conduct research, record observations, write descriptions and eventually construct a classroom cityscape.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3
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The Sun Does What?
Teacher-created lesson in which young students design a device that will prove that the sun’s position in the sky changes through the day.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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The Total Package (4-8)
Activity in which students use the design process to solve a packaging problem. Students gather information about a specific product, create a new design for it, and generate a report.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8
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The White House Collection of American Crafts
Exhibition featuring seventy-two works by seventy-seven of America’s leading craft artists today. Includes video clips by SAAM Director Elizabeth Broun, then-First Lady Hillary Clinton, and Michael Monroe, SAAM Curator-in-Charge.
Provider: Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Grade(s): General audience
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This One Is for the Birds
Teacher-created lesson in which students design a model for a bird feeder and then build it.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Tiles, Blocks, Sapphires & Gold: Designing a Treasure Map
Students engage in problem solving as they create a design for a map leading to hidden treasure. Asks students to work in groups, explore numerical problems, and explain their strategies.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3
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Top Reasons to Attend My School
Teacher-created lesson in which teens "market" their school to prospective students.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Tour + Workshop = DESIGN: Line
Lesson in which middle-school students gain an understanding of line as a design element and expressive artistic application.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8
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Tour + Workshop = DESIGN: Line
Lesson in which elementary students gain an understanding of line as a design element and expressive artistic application.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3
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Traveling Lightly: What’s My Footprint?
Teacher-created lesson in which students use measurement and basic math as they learn about the role of transportation in climate change. They consider ways of minimizing impact on the environment.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Traveling Through Time and the Consideration of Design
This lesson plan traces the history of design. Students research the environmental and societal influences on design, and then create styles for the future.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Treasure Hunters
Lesson enhancing students' non-verbal communication skills, while introducing them to mapping. Students participate in map designing and map reading to embark on a "design" treasure hunt on school campus.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 9–12
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T-Shirt Design for Real
Teacher-created lesson in which students design T-shirt graphics. They then produce actual T-shirts and sweatshirts to be sold for fundraising.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Undercover Detectives in Search of the Good Citizen
Teacher-created elementary lesson in citizenship that begins with the story "Buster’s Dino Dilemma" by Marc Brown.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3
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Uniform Design
Teacher-created lesson that introduces the cultural aspects of clothing design with a question: Why did the British Redcoats wear red coats?
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 9–12
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