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Teacher Manual: Exploration and the Cosmos
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Let art take you on a journey through space! This manual explores concepts of space travel as depicted in the collection of the Art Institute, from 17th-century Italian sculpture to 20th-century...
Teacher Manual: Exploration and the Cosmos
Lesson Plan: Journey Through Ancient Mesoamerica
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Students will conduct research about Mesoamerican cultures concentrating on the Olmec, Nayarit, Colima, Jalisco, Aztec, Maya, and Tenochtitlán cultures. They will use their research about the daily...
Lesson Plan: Journey Through Ancient Mesoamerica
Lesson Plan: Teotihuacan: The Place of the Gods
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In this lesson, students will be able to: identify the main structures and three important deities of this pre-Aztec civilization, as well as describe and relate their forms and functions to...
Lesson Plan: Teotihuacan: The Place of the Gods
Lesson Plan: Fun with Maya Numbers
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In this lesson, students will be able to: recognize the Maya numbers 0–19, write the Maya numbers 0–19, and write their telephone numbers using the Maya number system. This lesson plan was written...
Lesson Plan: Fun with Maya Numbers
Lesson Plan: Art and Geometry in Ancient America
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In this lesson, students will explore the relationship between geometry and art in the context of ancient American art. Students will determine what kinds of geometric properties are contained in...
Lesson Plan: Art and Geometry in Ancient America
Lesson Plan: Learning About the Nazca and Moche Through Ceramics
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In this lesson, students will be able to: describe the geography of Peru and understand how it influenced the way of life in that area; identify and describe aspects of daily life of Nazca and Moche...
Lesson Plan: Learning About the Nazca and Moche Through Ceramics
Lesson Plan: The Inca Project
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In this lesson, teachers will work with their students to turn an empty room into an Inca village. Students will contribute handmade crafts. They will also participate as "inhabitants" of the village...
Lesson Plan: The Inca Project
Classroom Activity: Human and Animal Forms
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This set of activities relates to the combination of human and anumal features and attributes in the art of the ancient Americas. For example, the feline characteristics of the jaguar often...
Classroom Activity: Human and Animal Forms
Classroom Activity: The Ancient City and Its Environment
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This set of activities relates to the great ancient American city, Teotihuacán. The alignment of the city plan with celestial and topographical phenomena makes Teotihuacán a remarkable example of the...
Classroom Activity: The Ancient City and Its Environment
Classroom Activity: Making Stamps
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Stamps have been used throughout the Americas since ancient times for creating patterns on textiles, in plaster, etc. They were often made for mass consumption and in some cases were used as articles...
Classroom Activity: Making Stamps
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