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History of Photography - Research & Presentation Project

History of Photography - Research & Presentation Project

In this lesson, students learn more about the history of photography. Students choose a time period in history from a provided list, research that era, and then choose the software they will use to showcase their research. Students can choose to create a presentation, a brochure, or a video using Web 2.0 tools such as Prezi, Adobe Spark, eMaze, Canva, etc. (free, no download needed) or by using Microsoft Office or Google Apps. A full list of software/technology options is listed in the student lesson instructions and includes links to tutorials. For classrooms with limited technology, this lesson can be completed with students working in pairs or small groups. The completed presentations can be shared with the rest of the class if the teacher chooses. This is a great activity for a social studies or history class, career exploration class, Principles of Arts, A/V Technology & Communications class, or any technology class. This lesson was designed for middle school (grades 6-8) but could be used in high school as well. Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • Student Instructions, Expectations and Grading Rubric for individual lesson • Student Instructions, Expectations and Grading Rubric for partner/team lesson
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The Art of Wassily Kandinsky - WebQuest / Internet Scavenger Hunt & Art Project

The Art of Wassily Kandinsky - WebQuest / Internet Scavenger Hunt & Art Project

In this lesson, students learn fun facts about Wassily Kandinsky and his art as they complete a WebQuest (Internet Scavenger Hunt) to answer questions about the topic. Then, they use that knowledge to create an art project of their own, using Kandinsky’s style, in Microsoft Paint, 3D Paint, or one of these free Web 2.0 tools: SketchPad (https://sketch.io/sketchpad/) or SumoPaint (https://www.sumopaint.com/home/#app) that do not require download. A complete answer key is provided for the WebQuest for easy grading, along with resources for both teachers and students. The student questions are included in both a print version and a digital (editable) version to make it easy for students to complete the lesson digitally or on paper. Also included are tutorial links to assist students with the software for the art project. This lesson was designed for middle school (grades 6-8) but could be used in upper elementary as well. Files included: • T• Teacher & Student Resources • Fun Facts about Wassily Kandinsky WebQuest Activity (print and Editable digital files included) • Fun Facts about Wassily Kandinsky WebQuest Answer Key • Creating Art in Wassily Kandinsky’s Style using a Choice of Software
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Centre of mass/gravity lesson with multiple activities

Centre of mass/gravity lesson with multiple activities

A double lesson covering centre of mass with lots of fun interactive activities and a more detailed investigation. Group activities, individual challenges, class investigation and application opportunities There are so many ways to investigate centre of mass, this resource puts some of these ideas in one place and provides instruction and worksheets to support lesson Additional resources are needed and some preparation time will be required for some activities, however feel free to leave these out as others are more straight forward
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History of Graphic Design - Research & Presentation Project

History of Graphic Design - Research & Presentation Project

In this lesson, students learn more about the history of graphic design. Students choose a time period in history from a provided list, research that era, and then choose the software they will use to showcase their research. Students can choose to create a presentation, a brochure, or a video using Web 2.0 tools such as Prezi, Adobe Spark, eMaze, Canva, etc. (free, no download needed) or by using Microsoft Office or Google Apps. A full list of software/technology options is listed in the student lesson instructions and includes links to tutorials. For classrooms with limited technology, this lesson can be completed with students working in pairs or small groups. The completed presentations can be shared with the rest of the class if the teacher chooses. This is a great activity for a social studies or history class, career exploration class, Principles of Arts, A/V Technology & Communications class, or any technology class. This lesson was designed for middle school (grades 6-8) but could be used in high school as well. Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • Student Instructions, Expectations and Grading Rubric for individual lesson • Student Instructions, Expectations and Grading Rubric for partner/team lesson
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Architectural Landmarks in Singapore - Research & Creative Technology Project

Architectural Landmarks in Singapore - Research & Creative Technology Project

In this lesson, students learn more about famous structures and landmarks in Singapore and the individuals who created them. Students choose the landmarks they will research and then choose the software they will use to showcase their research. Students can choose to create a presentation, a brochure, or a newspaper using Web 2.0 tools (free, no download needed) or by using Microsoft Office or Google Apps. For classrooms with limited technology, this lesson can be completed with students working in pairs or small groups. The completed presentations can be shared with the rest of the class if the teacher chooses. This is a great activity for a social studies or history class, or for a technology class. This lesson was designed for middle school (grades 6-8) but could be used in upper elementary grades or high school as well. Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • Student Instructions, Expectations and Grading Rubric
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Design Technology Designing a Drink

Design Technology Designing a Drink

Everything's done for you! Editable resources. Includes 13 week medium term plan, colourful and attractive resources, questionnaire and evaluation. In this unit, children investigate the ingredients used in making cold drinks and how they could combine a range of ingredients to make a new drink. They will think about nutrition, cost and, most important, the sort of flavours and textures that their particular consumer prefers.
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Black Inventors Pelmanism Game (Black History Month)

Black Inventors Pelmanism Game (Black History Month)

Black Inventors Pelmanism Game: A series of 48 pelmanism cards featuring 24 Black Inventors and their inventions. Turn over the cards and find a matching pair. Includes a pupil worksheet to record results and an answer sheet. A great research activity for Black History Month. For more Outstanding Resources for Outstanding Teachers, please visit our website www.teachersvault.co.uk
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Organiser Guide for Teachers

Organiser Guide for Teachers

This guide is for anyone who wants to organise a group of learners - either in a classroom environment or for lunchtime clubs or after school sessions. Find out here how you can be upgraded to Organiser Status and unlock two special features: 1) the ability to remove and re-do the online modules (iDEA 'badges')without losing any points - this means you can practice badges as often as you like for CPD and also demonstrate them live in lessons with your pupils. 2) claim an Organiser Code so that you can track analytics for your class, your club or your school. There are no upper limits to how many teachers may be upgraded to Organiser Status within each institution.
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Technology: Then and Now

Technology: Then and Now

Technology has affected almost every area of our lives. But what is technology? How have things changed over time? Students will be amazed at how everyday activities like listening to music, have changed over time.
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Architectural Landmarks in Washington DC - Research & Creative Technology Project

Architectural Landmarks in Washington DC - Research & Creative Technology Project

In this lesson, students learn more about famous structures and landmarks in Washington, DC and the individuals who created them. Students choose the landmarks they will research and then choose the software they will use to showcase their research. Students can choose to create a presentation, a brochure, or a newspaper using Web 2.0 tools (free, no download needed) or by using Microsoft Office or Google Apps. For classrooms with limited technology, this lesson can be completed with students working in pairs or small groups. The completed presentations can be shared with the rest of the class if the teacher chooses. This is a great activity for a social studies or history class, or for a technology class. This lesson was designed for middle school (grades 6-8) but could be used in upper elementary grades or high school as well. Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • Student Instructions, Expectations and Grading Rubric
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Character Traits of Leaders - Research & Presentation Project

Character Traits of Leaders - Research & Presentation Project

In this lesson, students identify leadership traits by researching leaders throughout history. They are provided with links to resources to help them research three individuals of their choice from three different time periods in history. Lists of leaders from each time period are provided to help them choose. Then, they use that information along with graphics, pictures and backgrounds from the Internet to create a finished presentation that explains the qualities of each leader, the similarities and differences, and add their own opinions and insights to the project as they learn how to apply leadership skills in their own life. Two versions of instructions are provided to allow the lesson to be done individually or in small groups or partners. Projects can be presented in class or included on a website for viewing. This is an excellent creative project to add to a unit in a career class, leadership class or to support a history/social studies unit. The project was created for grades 7-8 but could easily be used with upper elementary or high school students. Files Included with this Lesson • Teacher & Student Notes and Resources • Student Project Instructions, Expectations, and Grading Rubric (for individual projects) • Student Project Instructions, Expectations, and Grading Rubric (for group products)
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