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Naming Shapes
Teacher-created introductory geometry lesson. Students memorize the names of shapes by teaching them to younger students.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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Nature: Architecture of the Future
Teacher-created lesson in which students look at relationships between nature and design. They compare examples of Native American architecture and then create architectural models of their own, taking into consideration local climate and local materials.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Navy Sail Design
Lesson plan investigating sailboat design and the ways that the shape of a sail affect movement. The lesson introduces triangle trigonometry as students design and decorate their own sailboats.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Number Operations
Teacher-created lesson in which students design a game to help other students with math. Their work includes graphic design.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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On the Go! Forces and Motion
Unit of teacher-created lessons in which students investigate types of motion--and the motions of various geometric shapes--as they design a car that goes far and fast.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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Our Geometric World
Activity in which students come to understand architectural applications of geometry by observing geometry in their community and by designing a building using geometric patterns, shapes, and lines.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3
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Panoramas: The North American Landscape in Art
Online exhibition celebrating the diverse landscapes of the United States, Canada, and Mexico, and comparing the historical outlooks of the three countries through a variety of visuals and activities.
Provider: Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Grade(s): General audience
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Paper Airplane Design I and II Learning Lab
Science demonstration at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center exploring the concept of stability through hands-on student participation in experimental design, data collection, and graphing to create and test paper airplanes.
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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Paper Recycling Program
Teacher-created lesson in which students design a campaign to get a recycling message out to the whole school.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Paul Revere's Ride and the American Revolution
Teacher-created lesson in which students come up with alternative strategies for Lexington and Concord. In reports that include maps and other graphics, they explain how those strategies might have altered history.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8
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Perfumania
Activity in which students find the volume of various perfume/cologne bottle designs and create their own bottle design for a new fragrance.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Personal Ads…and Not for Dating (Look Great for a College)
Teacher-created lesson in which college-bound eleventh-graders research schools and "market" themselves online as prospective students.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Pick a Pet (PreK-1)
Students design informational materials to educate people on the importance of matching a new pet to the family's lifestyle and living arrangements.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3
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Pick a Pet (PreK-3)
Students design informational materials to educate people on the importance of matching a new pet to the family's lifestyle and living arrangements.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3
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Pick It Up!
Teacher-created lesson in which young students look at the problem of littering around the school. They consider ideas for receptacle designs, as well as graphic designs to discourage potential litterbugs.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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Planet n
Teacher-created lesson in which students design a new object for the solar system (e.g., a planet, a comet, an asteroid). They show evidence of their knowledge of the actual solar system.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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PLAY: It's Not Just for Kids
Lesson asking students to design a space where teenagers can play. Includes listening to a National Public Radio audio transcript that features the Strong National Museum of Play.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8
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Power to the People
Teacher-created lesson in which students research local energy issues and design a policy to address them.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Problem Solved! Design Solutions (4-8)
In this lesson, students look at problem solving in design. In an exercise, small groups create a safe method for transporting an egg.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Problem Solved! Design Solutions (9-12)
In this lesson, students look problem solving in design. In an exercise, small groups create a safe method for transporting an egg.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Prove Them Wrong!
Teacher-created lesson in which high-schoolers prove wrong the stereotype that teens are only interested in appearances. The students design an addition to the school that is practical as well as attractive.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Proving the Purpose of Punctuation
Teacher-created lesson in good grammar that is also an introduction to the design process.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Put Out to Dry . . . Not in My Back Yard
Teacher-created lesson in which students design an environment-friendly way of drying laundry. They consider a return to clotheslines and zoning laws against clotheslines.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Put Your Best Façade Forward—Lesson 1
Lesson in which students are introduced to the applied art of architecture and how it communicates messages about the people in the community who use that building.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3
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Put Your Best Façade Forward—Lesson 2
Activity in which students analyze the design of their school's façade for hints of the building's purpose in order to redesign the façade to better reflect this purpose.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3
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Race the Track! Design Challenge (Lesson Five)
Teacher-created lesson that introduces students to basic physics concepts and the idea of variables with Mattel Hot Wheels tracks and steel balls. The students use the design process to explore force and motion.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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Race the Track! Design Challenge (Lesson Six)
Teacher-created lesson that introduces students to basic physics concepts and the idea of variables with Mattel Hot Wheels tracks and steel balls. The students use the design process to explore force and motion.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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Race the Track! Jump the Gap (Lesson Four)
Teacher-created lesson that introduces students to basic physics concepts and the idea of variables, using Mattel Hot Wheels tracks and steel balls. The students explore force and motion.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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Rebuild, Renew, Revitalize, Recreate New Orleans
Lesson plan in which students research and evaluate the progress made in rebuilding New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. They design a project that would aid the revitalization process.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Red Cloud´s Manikin and His Uncle´s Shirt: Historical Representation in the Museum as Seen Through Photo Analysis
Examines photographs of early manikins representing Plains Indians. Encourages critical thinking and analysis of historical photographs. Includes specific images, their histories, and questions to ask of images in general.
Provider: National Museum of Natural History
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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