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Google Tour Builder - Explore Architectural Landmarks in Philadelphia

Google Tour Builder - Explore Architectural Landmarks in Philadelphia

Create your own tour of the architectural landmarks in Philadelphia! Students learn more about famous structures and landmarks in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the individuals who created them as they research and then create a tour using Google Tour Builder to showcase their information along with pictures, videos and maps. Included with the lesson are student expectations, grading rubric and a tutorial for Google Tour Builder (a free, Web 2.0 tool that does not require download). 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 • Google Tour Builder Getting Started Tutorial
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Visual Aid for EAL students

Visual Aid for EAL students

EAL students often have limited vocabulary in Product Design as it is very subject specific. This Mat when laminated stays with EAL students during written activities to help them use keywords when annotating. Please follow us @EPA_technology
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Architectural Landmarks in Boston - Research & Creative Technology Project

Architectural Landmarks in Boston - Research & Creative Technology Project

In this lesson, students learn more about famous structures and landmarks in Boston 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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Home Lighting Wordsearch Interior Design Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Home Lighting Wordsearch Interior Design Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Home Lighting'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Gothic Revival Architecture Wordsearch Art & Design Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Gothic Revival Architecture Wordsearch Art & Design Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Gothic Revival Architecture'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Greek Architecture Wordsearch Art & Design Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Greek Architecture Wordsearch Art & Design Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Greek Architecture'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
American Architects Wordsearch Art & Design Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

American Architects Wordsearch Art & Design Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'American Architects'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Intro to BIOMIMETIC design

Intro to BIOMIMETIC design

New and improved 18 slide powerpoint introducing Biomimetic design, focusing on products. -includes 4 research and design activities or students. -Aimed at KS3 and KS4 but also would be a good starting point for KS5 -The slide show explains how products can be improved and enhanced by taking inspiration from nature. This area of design has become more and more popular as an exam topic as late.
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New AQA specification - Design Technology Unit1

New AQA specification - Design Technology Unit1

This is suitable for anyone teaching the new AQA Design & Technology specification. The multiple choice questionnaires come with the answers in an EXCEL format. If you operate within a G-mail education setting then these forms can be used in a Classroom format and 'SELF MARK' with the Flubaroo app. If you have a g-mail I will share the Unit 1 folder with you so it goes directly onto your Google drive. Hope you like and use within your lessons! Follow us on twitter @EPA_Technology
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