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United We Stand Bibliography
Bibliography included in the July 1942: United We Stand online exhibit. Has books on the “United We Stand” magazine cover campaign, World War II and the home front, the American flag, and magazine history.
Provider: National Museum of American History
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Grade(s): 9–12
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United We Stand Collection Search
Searchable collection of magazine covers that were created for the July 1942 “United We Stand” campaign coordinated by the Magazine Publishers of America and the US. Treasury Department to help generate support for the war effort during World War II.
Provider: National Museum of American History
Grade(s): 9–12
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Versatile Furniture
Teacher-created lesson in which students design a piece of furniture that has more more than one use (e.g., a chair that can also be used as a bookshelf).
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Vision Disorder
Teacher-created lesson in which students design a condominium unit for a client with poor vision due to diabetes mellitus. The students learn about the disease in order to best fill the client's needs.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Visually United
Teacher-created lesson in which students learn about the meaning of the symbols on the Great Seal of the United States.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Water, Water Everywhere
Teacher-created lesson in which students design a watering system for a school garden.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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We Are Colony! Settlement Design
Teacher-created lesson in community planning, which can complement a study of the colonial period in America history. Students design a settlement that will be self-sufficient and return revenue to England.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Welcome to Our Classroom
Teacher-created lesson in which students design and write a class brochure.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8
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What Should a Playground Look Like?
Teacher-created lesson in which young students design a playground that would "allow for opportunities to share, take turns, listen, and talk."
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): General audience
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What Would Make Our School More
Teacher-created lesson in which students survey their school to see what they can do to make it more environmentally friendly. The lesson addresses data collection and analysis standards.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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What's in a Name? Designing Personal Identity
Teacher-created lesson in which teens research the etymologies of their names and then make those names "look more like them" by designing personal logos.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 9–12
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What's the Best Design to Float Your Boat?
Teacher-created lesson in which students design a cargo vessel and then construct a model of it. They consider matters of mass, displacement, and buoyancy.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Wheelies!
Teacher-created lesson in which students design wheels for a coaster car. They investigate characteristics of motion and friction in order to create a specialized wheel for a given terrain (e.g., linoleum, corrugated cardboard, smooth stones).
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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When Getting There Is More Than Half the Battle
Lesson plan in which students explore transportation problems and design solutions around the globe. They work in small groups and conduct surveys to create a final presentation.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Where Is the Science?: Design as an Introduction to the Scientific Method
Activity in which students learn the steps of the scientific method through the process of design.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Whose Shoes?
Activity exploring the meaning of objects. Students conduct research on the history of shoes and write an imaginary story about a pair of shoes.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3
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Women's Roles in Post World War II
Teacher-created lesson in which students follow the design process as they imagine a more equitable labor market in the years following the war.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Word Wake
Teacher-created lesson in which students hold a spooky Halloween funeral to lay to rest spelling and grammatical errors in their own writing.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Work Hard and Work Smart: Designing for Athletes (4-8)
Activity in which students design a sports bag for athletes, investigate varied sports, interview people involved in varied sports, and engage in problem solving as they create a new design.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8
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Work Hard and Work Smart: Designing for Athletes (PreK-3)
Activity in which students design a sports bag for athletes, investigate varied sports, interview people involved in varied sports, and engage in problem solving as they create a new design.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3
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Working Together: Cooperative Design
Teacher-created lesson in which students take nature as a model for a class design project.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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World Habitat Classroom Activities
Teacher-created lesson in which students consider whether everyone in their community has access to adequate shelter. They write a persuasive paper on the subject.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Writing the Kindergarten Constitution
Teacher-created lesson in which kindergarteners vote on the best solution to a class problem.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3
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www.me.com
Activity in which students create an autobiographical comic book or graphic novel to go on a blog Web site.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8
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You're a Grand Old Group
Teacher-created lesson that introduces young students to the idea of symbols through a study of the U.S. flag--a symbol made up of symbols.The children get into groups to create their own symbolic flags.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3
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You’ve Got Chocolate on My Peanut Bar
This lesson plan asks students to design, innovate, invent. and work cooperatively in groups. They build bridges made of toothpicks and Dot candies, testing each structure’s strength.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8
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Your School, Your Future
Unit of teacher-created design lessons in which students look at their role as "users" of the school environment.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8
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Zen and the Design of Homework Desks
Second of a two-part introduction to design. Students use what they've learned about Roman design as they set about designing a "home workspace" for homework. Their clients, it turns out, are themselves, but they also consider modifications they might make if, for instance, they were designing for a student with special needs.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Zoo Habitat Design
Teacher-created lesson in which young students apply knowledge of animal adaptations in the design of a zoo habitat--one that meets the needs of a specific animal.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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