What symbols or logos would you use to represent the three branches of the U.S. government? Students mark important pass
Pretty purses and bulging backpacks and all around us! Design a distinctive bag with special features to accommodate a s
Students "pack" their luggage in preparation for an imaginary trip.
Create a "dinosaur dig" where young paleoartists discover buried fossils and draw portraits of what they feel their dino
Find interesting textures with which to make crayon rubbings. Shape the paper into a cornucopia and fill it with natural
Can one person make a difference? Find out how Thurgood Marshall's legal career in Civil Rights shaped the lives of peop
Create a 3-D presentation of the landscape where you live, or landforms anywhere in the world. The foreground, middle gr
Facial expressions are often the first clues to people’s moods. Create a mask that shows a Distinct Disposition.
Celebrate the colors and shapes of nature’s bounty in a Giuseppe Arcimboldo-inspired self-portrait. Learn about incorpor
Dive deep! Make a model submarine while learning about the ups and downs of living and working in a huge underwater ship
Provide students with practicing their relative location skills as well as an opportunity to tell real or imaginary stor
Design the ultimate recreation facility, community center, or other new use. Help bring a rundown area of the community
Work together to create a traditional decorated doorway in the spirit of Diwali, the Hindu year-end holiday.
Challenge your mapping skills! Interpret a map by plotting a trip. Have a classmate try to figure out your destination!
Design a box to hold yummy recipes from diverse family food traditions. Collect them in the classroom and around the wor
Antony and Cleopatra have been the subject of a tale fraught with drama for many years. Cleopatra was always depicted we
Ship figureheads used to embody the spirit of each sailing ship. Students create figures that symbolize who they are for
The book, Swimmy by L. Lionni, inspires a paper painting mural by students recreating a major event in the book! Art an
Create decorations with a mischievous edge for Diwali, a heritage-rich festival for Hindus. Students work with a partner
Are you puzzled by some of the problems you see in the community? Students discuss the issues and discover how they can
Egypt’s Great Sphinx may be the original lion king! Invite your students to join archaeologists working to conserve this
Research dog sledding and the Iditarod competition and build a model dog sled team.
Andy Warhol designs include bright colors, repetition, and unique creativity. Students make their own Pop Art name in co
Identify and label endangered and protected species on a large 3-D paper maché globe of the earth.