About the Lessons

Exploring the Past: The Mad Archaeologist: students will explore the relationship between time, culture, and storytelling. Exploration will involve examining ancient art (such as cave paintings) to display the relationship between culture and storytelling. The emphasis will be on creating a 2D creature that could have been documented by an imaginary civilization of the past.

Exploring the Present: Mask Making: students will explore the relationship between culture, identity, and expression of ideas. Exploration will involve examination of masks, from many different cultures, and how their structures relate to purpose. The emphasis is on creating a mixed media mask that expresses an aspect of one’s identity.

Exploring the Future: Dream Homes: students will explore the relationship between systems/structures, intent/purpose and expression of ideas. Exploration will involve examination of buildings from different cultures and with different purposes. The emphasis is on creating a 3D dream home that displays intent and expresses personal interests

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