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Google Arts & Culture

Lesson plans with #googlearts help students explore subjects on Google Arts & Culture, with high resolution images, videos, quizzes and creative projects.

Dinosaurs: Learn Anywhere #googlearts

This lesson plan takes students on a journey to:

  • discover the secret history of dinosaurs. Where they came from. Where they are now. Who discovered them
  • hunt for facts and secrets that few people know about dinosaurs
  • design their own dinosaur

This lesson plan is designed for students to explore independently at their own pace. It can also be used by parents and teachers, to direct learning on a 1-2-1 basis, and in a classroom or group setting.

The lesson plan is designed for use on a computer or tablet and there are lots of links to online content, so there is no need to print.

It is suitable for anyone, but we recommend it for ages 7 to 11.
There are 3 Chapters:
1- Dinosaurs Discovered (duration approx 45 minutes)
2- Fierce Facts (60 minutes)
3- Extra Discovery (45 minutes)

This lesson plan was created in association with Lexicon Learning

By Google_Arts_and_Culture

Kenya: Learn Anywhere #googlearts

Learn about the country, communities, languages and culture of Kenya. Students will:

  • discover the natural beauty and the cultures of Kenya
  • discover how the different cultures of Kenya are expressed through different objects and traditions, music and language
  • find out how Kenyan myths and legends have been transformed into superheroes
  • design their own superhero
  • learn some of the Swahili language
  • imagine a trip to Kenya and write about it

This lesson plan is designed for students to explore independently at their own pace. It can also be used by parents and teachers, to direct learning on a 1-2-1 basis, and in a classroom or group setting.

The lesson plan is designed for use on a computer or tablet and there are lots of links to online content, so there is no need to print.

It is suitable for anyone, but we recommend it for ages 11 to 14.

There are 2 Chapters:
1 - Kenya Discovered (duration approximately 60 minutes)
2 - Extra Discovery (45 minutes)

This lesson plan was created in association with Lexicon Learning

By Google_Arts_and_Culture

The Big Bang: Learn Anywhere #googlearts

This lesson plan takes students on a journey to:

  • discover the origin of the universe
  • hunt for facts and stories about the Big Bang theory
  • write a story or draw a picture about the origin of the universe
  • discover what particles are and how we study them
  • discover the remarkable beauty of the universe
  • explore if we really are alone

Designed for students to explore independently at their own pace. It can also be used by parents and teachers, to direct learning on a 1-2-1 basis and in a classroom or group setting.

The lesson plan is designed for use on a computer or tablet and there are lots of links to online content, so there is no need to print.

It is suitable for anyone, but we recommend it for ages 11 to 14.

There are 3 Chapters:
1 - The Big Bang (duration approx 45 minutes)
2 - All About Particles (45 minutes)
3 - Extra Discovery (45 minutes)

This lesson plan was created in association with Lexicon Learning

By Google_Arts_and_Culture

History of Magic: Learn Anywhere #googlearts

This lesson takes students on a journey to discover the history of magic and its legends.
Students will:

  • go on an adventure to discover the stories behind the magical worlds we read about today
  • hunt for facts and secrets about magic
  • write a story of their own wizarding world
  • create a magical animation

This lesson plan is designed for students to explore independently at their own pace. It can also be used by parents and teachers, to direct learning on a 1-2-1 basis, and in a classroom or group setting.

The lesson plan is designed for use on a computer or tablet and there are lots of links to online content, so there is no need to print.

It is suitable for anyone, but we recommend it for ages 7 to 11.

There are 3 Chapters:
1 - Magic Discovered (duration approximately 45 minutes)
2 - The Science and Art of Magic (60 minutes)
3 - Extra Discovery (45 minutes)

This lesson plan was created in association with Lexicon Learning

By Google_Arts_and_Culture

Women in Culture: Learn Anywhere #googlearts

Women have shaped the worlds of science, art, politics and more. This lesson enables students to:

  • go on an adventure to discover women inventors
  • hunt for facts and stories about women scientists
  • explore women’s influence on the arts
  • discover what it was like to be the first women elected to the US Congress
  • celebrate women’s success in sport

This lesson plan is designed for students to explore independently at their own pace. It can also be used by parents and teachers, to direct learning on a 1-2-1 basis and in a classroom or group setting.

The lesson plan is designed for use on a computer or tablet as there are lots of links to online content, so there is no need to print.

It is suitable for anyone, but we recommend it for ages 11 to 14.

There are 3 Chapters:
1 - Women in Science (duration approx 45 minutes)
2 - Women in the Arts 45 minutes
3 - Extra Discovery 45 minutes

This lesson plan was created in association with Lexicon Learning

By Google_Arts_and_Culture

Heritage on the Edge: Learn Anywhere #googlearts

This lesson plan is about heritage, how we understand it, how it is found, how it is lost and how we protect it. Students will:

  • discover the Rapa Nui island. Who lives on it. Where they came from. Their heritage
  • discover why their heritage is important to them and why it is under threat
  • hunt for facts and secrets about other heritage sites under threat
  • design a moai statue
  • write about local heritage and why it should be protected

This lesson plan is designed for students to explore independently at their own pace. It can also be used by parents and teachers, to direct learning on a 1-2-1 basis, and in a classroom or group setting.

The lesson plan is designed for use on a computer or tablet and there are lots of links to online content, so there is no need to print.

It is suitable for anyone, but we recommend it for ages 11 to 14.
There are 2 Chapters:
1 - Rapa Nui Discovered (duration approximately 60 minutes)
2 - Extra Discovery (45 minutes )

This lesson plan was created in association with Lexicon Learning

By Google_Arts_and_Culture

Chauvet Cave: Learn Anywhere #googlearts

This lesson takes students to the Chauvet Cave, a prehistoric treasure trove of art, which has helped us understand more about how we lived in prehistoric times. Students will:

  • go on an adventure to discover the mysterious caves of Chauvet. Where are they. Who discovered them
  • hunt for facts and make discoveries about the Chauvet Cave
  • use a 3D model of the Cave, go on a virtual adventure
  • discover how modern street art compares with ancient art
  • create their own cave art
  • write a short story about discovering the Cave

This lesson plan is designed for students to explore independently at their own pace. It can also be used by parents and teachers, to direct learning on a 1-2-1 basis, and in a classroom or group setting.

The lesson plan is designed for use on a computer or tablet and there are lots of links to online content, so there is no need to print.

It is suitable for anyone, but we recommend it for ages 11 to 14.

There are 2 Chapters:
1 - Chauvet Caves Discovered (duration 60 minutes)
2 - Extra Discovery ( 45 minutes)

This lesson plan was created in association with Lexicon Learning

By Google_Arts_and_Culture

Bauhaus Everywhere: Learn Anywhere #googlearts

The Bauhaus design school is still highly influential today. This lesson plan takes students on a journey to:

  • discover the buildings of Bauhaus. Where they are. Who designed them. What it’s like to live or work in one
  • hunt for facts and secrets about Bauhaus
  • design and build their own Bauhaus model

This lesson plan is designed for students to explore independently at their own pace. It can also be used by parents and teachers, to direct learning on a 1-2-1 basis, and in a classroom or group setting.

The lesson plan is designed for use on a computer or tablet and there are lots of links to online content, so there is no need to print.

It is suitable for anyone, but we recommend it for ages 14 to 18.

There are 2 Chapters:

  1. Bauhaus Influence (duration approx 60 minutes)
  2. Extra Discovery (60 minutes)

This lesson plan was created in association with Lexicon Learning

By Google_Arts_and_Culture

Extreme Planet: Learn Anywhere #googlearts

This lesson plan takes students on a journey to learn how our planet experiences extreme events, such as volcanoes, earthquakes and tsunamis. Students will:

  • go on an adventure to discover Earth’s extreme events
  • hunt for facts and stories about these extreme events
  • write a story about earthquakes
  • create a volcano
  • paint a tsunami

This lesson plan is designed for students to explore independently at their own pace. It can also be used by parents and teachers, to direct learning on a 1-2-1 basis, and in a classroom or group setting.

The lesson plan is designed for use on a computer or tablet and there are lots of links to online content, so there is no need to print.

It is suitable for anyone, but we recommend it for ages 7 to 11.

There are 3 Chapters:
1 - Earthquakes (duration approximately 45 minutes)
2 - Volcanoes (60 minutes)
3 - Tsunamis (45 minutes)

This lesson plan was created in association with Lexicon Learning

By Google_Arts_and_Culture

Scientific Superpowers: Learn Anywhere #googlearts

Learn how five people are using science to save the world. Explore the power of x-rays, discover the abilities of nano gadgets, learn about mimicry, using lasers to save lives and channeling the elements to protect us all.
Students will:

  • discover the science that inspired the superheroes that are popular today
  • hunt for facts and stories about the scientific breakthroughs of the past
  • write a story of their own superhero origin story, based on a science
  • go on a journey of invention and discovery around the world

This lesson plan is designed for students to explore independently at their own pace. It can also be used by parents and teachers, to direct learning on a 1-2-1 basis, and in a classroom or group setting.

The lesson plan is designed for use on a computer or tablet and there are lots of links to online content, so there is no need to print.

It is suitable for anyone, but we recommend it for ages 11 to 14.

There are 6 Chapters:
1 - Scientific Superhero Origins (duration approximately 25 minutes)
2 - Dr Gadget (15 minutes)
3 - The Shape Shifter (15 minutes)
4 - The Sensational Extra Sense (15 minutes)
5 - Channeling The Elements (15 minutes)
6 - Extraordinary X-Ray (15 minutes)

This lesson plan was created in association with Lexicon Learning

By Google_Arts_and_Culture

Fashion & Shoe Design: Learn Anywhere #googlearts

This lesson plan takes students on a journey to:

  • discover the art, history, design of shoes
  • discover the science and innovation behind shoes
  • hunt for facts and secrets about shoe making
  • find out how shoes are designed
  • discover myths and legends surrounding shoes
  • be inspired to write a short story
  • design their own perfect shoe

This lesson plan is designed for students to explore independently at their own pace. It can also be used by parents and teachers, to direct learning on a 1-2-1 basis, and in a classroom or group setting.

The lesson plan is designed for use on a computer or tablet and there are lots of links to online content, so there is no need to print.

It is suitable for anyone, but we recommend it for ages 11 to 14.

There are 3 Chapters:
1 - Fashion and Art (duration approximately 45 minutes)
2 - Science and Craftsmanship (45 minutes)
3 - Extra Discovery (45 minutes)

This lesson plan was created in association with Lexicon Learning

By Google_Arts_and_Culture