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Using Technology for Design and Evaluation
Activity in which students trace the history of a community park or another area. They use technology to evaluate how the design process affects change over time.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Airplane Anatomy
Online activity in which students help Wilbur and Orville Wright design the 1903 Flyer. They learn that this first airplane had most of the same essential parts as a modern plane.
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12, General audience
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Build-A-Bird
Teacher-created lesson on the anatomy and evolutionary adaptations of birds. Students look at depictions in art to get a deeper understanding of anatomy, then consider connections between physical traits and habitat. Finally they create an imaginary bird in its environment.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): 9–12
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Design for School Logo
Teacher-created lesson in which students design a school logo to be used on stationery, T-shirts, or any other object.
Provider: Cooper-Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
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Grade(s): PreK–3, 4–8
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Fifty Years of Human Spaceflight
Online exhibition commemorating launches into space by both the U.S. and the Soviet Union in 1961. The exhibition is primarily photographs with extended captions featuring the astronauts and cosmonauts, political leaders, equipment and technology, news stories, and popular culture.
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12, General audience
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Out of This World
Online exhibition of works from the museum's collection of space-related paintings and artful photographs. It is divided into four parts: the beginning of spaceflight in 1957, the moon landing in 1969, the first images of the “whole Earth” from space in 1972, and the photographing of our home galaxy in 1992.
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12, General audience
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Thaddeus Lowe and Civil War Ballooning
Lesson plans based on the story of balloonist Lowe and his aerial reconnaissance work for the Union. The lessons can be used to introduce historical documents and other primary sources, and to address the question "How do we know what we know about history?"
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12
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Time and Navigation
Online exhibition covering the history of navigation at sea, in the air, and in space, from Viking voyages to GPS. Includes an educators area, interviews with professional navigators, personal stories, historical timeline, and a multimedia gallery containing newsreels and film, artifacts, maps, photographs, documents, and illustrations.   
Provider: National Air and Space Museum
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Grade(s): 4–8, 9–12, General audience
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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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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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