Students study the differences and be able to differentiate between the honey bee, bumble bee, paper wasp, and yellow jacket.
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These guides include images selected from the Center's exhibitions paired with suggestions for integrating photography and its artistic interpretations into diverse curricula. These guides can be used to enhance the study of areas such as art, photography, humanities, history, literature, composition, poetry, creative writing, architecture, American studies, sociology, multiculturalism, family studies, science, philosophy, geography, and . Special emphasis is given to visual education through the development of observation skills and the vocabulary needed to respond to and interpret photographic images.
Students learn about the various ways bees and other animals defend themselves.
Students will develop awareness of the fable literary form by discussing the terms anthropomorphic and personification, and will understand that authors write fables to point out or criticize problems and to impart moral lessons. Students will discuss and understand what a moral is. Students will write a fable with a beginning, middle and end, and with a moral in hopes of redefining traditional fables for our modern world.
- University of Arizona
- Ash Friend and Amber Bailey
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Students learn about honey bee communication through participation in two specific dances. This lesson offers a glimpse of the cooperative efforts required for honey bee survival.
Students will learn about our human senses and how they compare to that of a honey bee, specifically with regard to the sense of smell. Students will test each other's ability to differentiate between different odors.
Students learn about the importance of honey bees to agriculture and are introduced to the complex world of flowering plants. Students will observe flowering plants and count the numbers of bees that visit during a specific period of time. Students will also examine flowers and identify characteristics and parts of flowering plants.
This resource focuses on the documentary tradition and the power of images and personal statements to reveal aspects of place, identity, community, and civic engagement. This lesson plan examines a national documentary project about twelve diverse communities exploring the changing face of grassroots activism in America, as seen through the distinctive visions of some of the nation's most original photographers, and compelling interviews by leading folklorists and oral historians.
This guide addresses historical, technical, and aesthetic issues central to Ansel Adams and to this body of work It explores issues such as the beauty of the natural world, interaction with nature on a direct and
human scale. Students will learn about Adams' work as photographer and conservationist.
This lesson is to introduce students to the Islamic religion and the spread of Islam. The overarching goal is for students to find the commonality in the monotheisms and gain an appreciation and tolerance for each religion.
Students will examine body identity issues through an exploration of 'Girl Culture'. Students will learn about media messages, social tyranny, beauty as power, unhealthy bodies and minds, girls of color, and more. Students will demonstrate their knowledge through a series of interpretive exercises, image analysis and critique, and documentary assignments. Students will hear from Lauren Greenfield-the photographer behind the project, and from many of the girls who participated in the project.
Students will learn a four-step approach to looking at and talking about photographs. Students will describe the visual elements within a photograph considering light and shadow, value, focus, space, shape, line, color, and texture. Students will discuss the design of a photograph considering angle, framing, dominance, contrast, repetition, variety, and balance. Students will also discuss how the photograph was made considering photographic techniques and equipment. And students will also discuss what the photograph communicates with an emphasis on feelings and mood.
Students will learn to interpret photographs; discuss the intentions of the artists and the meaning of their work; discuss what they learn about Mexico and about photography; and discuss the differences in impact of black and white versus color images. Students will also engage in a simple documentary photography exercise as well as drawing and writing exercises responding to Siskind and Yavno's work.
This educator's guide introduces issues about both composition (what the photograph looks like) and content (what the photograph communicates). Interactive questions accompany each image. Angle, Framing, and Light presents exercises in critical thinking.
Learning to Look is a questioning strategy that encourages meaningful classroom discussions about the works. Background information and images encourage classroom exploration of the social and artistic viewpoints of each immigrant photographer.
Students will read the Curator's Overview; examine the sea in art over the centuries; consider the work of eighteen photographers; discuss and interpret the photographs; and learn many ocean facts.