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Flip Book - FABRICA

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2 to 12
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This is a "just for fun" site that harkens back to the days when students used to created their own animated pictures by scribbling little drawings on the bottom of ...more
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This is a "just for fun" site that harkens back to the days when students used to created their own animated pictures by scribbling little drawings on the bottom of their tablets and flipping through the pages. Use this virtual tablet to sketch a series of images then click the "eye" button to watch the animation. Tour the Flip Book gallery - but beware - there may be some animations inappropriate for young children. Even if you activate the "Filter Mature Content" feature in "Preferences," you must still be vigilant!

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Winslow Homer - National Gallery of Art

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This beautifully designed online slide show lets visitors get up and close and personal with some of Homer's most enduring watercolors. Each image is accompanied by descriptive text...more
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This beautifully designed online slide show lets visitors get up and close and personal with some of Homer's most enduring watercolors. Each image is accompanied by descriptive text and a "zoom" tool that provides more navigational options. Short video clips detailing Homer's life and work are interspersed throughout the show.

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Incredible Art Department - Ken Rohrer and Judy Decker

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Art teachers will find a plethora of resources on this site that offers printable lesson plans, networking opportunities, interactive games and activities, ideas for substitute teachers,...more
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Art teachers will find a plethora of resources on this site that offers printable lesson plans, networking opportunities, interactive games and activities, ideas for substitute teachers, self-correcting tests, and so much more. There is something for every grade level on this site, or search by artist or technique. Lesson Plans are aligned to standards.
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tag(s): artists (76), drawing (79), painting (66)

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Take some time to poke around to find the gem that will spice up your art classroom. This is a great site to use in the elementary classroom, and in art electives classes in middle grades and high school. Be sure to share it with other teachers on your campus and put a link to this tool on your class website for students to use at home. Use a visual blogging tool such as Check This, reviewed here, to upload the students' art work. The students can blog about their work and even create an online portfolio. Host an art show at your school for families and the communities to showcase the students' creativity. Your students can describe their work as visitors explore the gallery. In a language arts class have students brainstorm to analyze the character(s), setting, and situation of a painting and create an original story. Explore this site before a trip to an art museum.

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Cycles: African Life Through Art - Indianapolis Museum of Art

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8 to 12
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This beautifully designed site reveals the rich cultural traditions of Africa through its art and rituals. As students investigate this interactive exhibit, they can examine and manipulate...more
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This beautifully designed site reveals the rich cultural traditions of Africa through its art and rituals. As students investigate this interactive exhibit, they can examine and manipulate a variety of artifacts, listen to traditional music, and learn about the circle of life that dominates artistic expression throughout the continent. Aligned to Standards. Requires FLASH. If you do not see the site content coming up, get FLASH from the TeachersFirst Toolbox page.

tag(s): africa (178), cultures (106), religions (66)

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Use this site as a learning center or station during a unit on African cultures. Because there is a lot of content on this site, it would probably work best with a graphic organizer to guide students. For help with graphic organizers, try Graphic Organizer Maker, (reviewed here).
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Cover Art: The Time Magazine Collection - National Portrait Gallery

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9 to 12
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This impressive collection of magazine cover art represents some of the world's most compelling personalities and some of Time's most memorable art work. You'll find portraits of queens,...more
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This impressive collection of magazine cover art represents some of the world's most compelling personalities and some of Time's most memorable art work. You'll find portraits of queens, presidents, popes, athletes, and entertainers - the famous as well as the infamous. Each portrait is accompanied by brief biographical information and sound clips.

tag(s): famous people (20), news (262)

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This site would be useful in a Art History or US government class studying the impact of the media on politics. Have students explore the site on the interactive whiteboard, allowing them to be hands on with the material - avoid being the Vanna White of the board! As students are navigating the site, focus their attention on how many presidents and political figures are featured - as evidenced on the link entitled "Most Featured Person." This could lead into a great discussion of how exposure can affect politicians, as well as the difference between good and bad press.

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Bound for Glory: America in Color - Library of Congress

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This online exhibition from the Library of Congress features more than 70 color photographs - taken between 1939 and 1943 - that vividly capture the effects of the Great Depression...more
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This online exhibition from the Library of Congress features more than 70 color photographs - taken between 1939 and 1943 - that vividly capture the effects of the Great Depression on rural and small-town America and highlight the economic growth that preceded World War II. This is great visual resource for a 20th century American history class. Photography students can use the site to examine how the "Kodachrome" era changed the way we view our collective past.

tag(s): great depression (25), photography (161)

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It's interesting how viewing the images in color makes the viewer feel as though the Great Depression was something far more recent - perhaps due to the dated feeling of black and white images. In a discussion of the Great Depression, spend some time comparing these images and the traditional black and white images seen on the interactive whiteboard or projector. Ask students about the differences and if one is more revealing or not. This can also lead into a discussion on the reliability of primary sources and the effects of seeing something rather than reading it.

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Eyes on Art

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This beautifully designed site offers five interactive activities that progressively challenge students to connect with, respond to, and interpret the visual arts. A detailed Teacher's...more
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This beautifully designed site offers five interactive activities that progressively challenge students to connect with, respond to, and interpret the visual arts. A detailed Teacher's Guide provides directions for implementing each lesson. There are outstanding tools here for developing affective and critical thinking skills in students of all levels - from elementary to high school. Also includes an interactive quiz.

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Winslow Homer in the National Gallery of Art - National Gallery of Art

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This site is a companion to an exhibit of oil paintings, watercolors, drawings and prints by American artist Winslow Homer. The exhibit spans his career from early oil paintings of...more
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This site is a companion to an exhibit of oil paintings, watercolors, drawings and prints by American artist Winslow Homer. The exhibit spans his career from early oil paintings of the Civil War era and classic images of 19th century American life through his late watercolors of sea scenes. Also includes biographic information with video clips and a visual chronology of works.

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Introduce this site on your interactive whiteboard or projector. Then have students explore this site independently or in small groups. Have students go through the slide show and then select one image to analyze. Have students create a multimedia presentation using UtellStory, reviewed here. This site allows users to narrate a picture. Challenge students to narrate the photo as if it is a news report. To find Creative Commons images for student projects (with credit, of course), try Compfight, reviewed here.

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Van Gogh's Letters - WebExhibits

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Browse through this wonderful collection of personal letters - unabridged and annotated - that Van Gogh penned to his brother, Theo, and gain a new perspective on the man and ...more
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Browse through this wonderful collection of personal letters - unabridged and annotated - that Van Gogh penned to his brother, Theo, and gain a new perspective on the man and the artist. Search by theme (love, loneliness, family, etc.) or keyword.

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A Brush with Wildlife - National Museum of Wildlife Art

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7 to 12
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This elegantly designed site illustrates the importance of balance, contrast, movement, and proportion to a work of art. Part tutorial, part interactive tool, the site features a "make...more
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This elegantly designed site illustrates the importance of balance, contrast, movement, and proportion to a work of art. Part tutorial, part interactive tool, the site features a "make your own masterpiece" option in which students can select a background, add resizable subjects, and submit for critique. Includes an excellent Teacher Guide that provides interdisciplinary connections.

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Color Me Happy: Color, Mood, Tone - EDSITEment

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This art-based lesson plan examines how artists use color to set the tone of a painting or convey a specific mood. After identifying color schemes in a variety of paintings, ...more
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This art-based lesson plan examines how artists use color to set the tone of a painting or convey a specific mood. After identifying color schemes in a variety of paintings, students are asked to discuss the resulting impact to the viewer and the role played by cools vs. warm colors.

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Allegory in Painting - EDSITEment

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Help students understand the concept of allegory in the visual arts with this lesson plan that examines the works of artists like Thomas Cole and Caravaggio. Using thought-provoking...more
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Help students understand the concept of allegory in the visual arts with this lesson plan that examines the works of artists like Thomas Cole and Caravaggio. Using thought-provoking questions and well-organized activities, the plan guides students through the process of recognizing and interpreting allegorical images. Links to art images and supporting materials are included. Aligned to National Standards.

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Monsters - Kennedy Center

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Using art, music, and literary classics, students explore the idea of "monsters" in society, analyze how they are portrayed, the purpose they serve, and why they are necessary. After...more
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Using art, music, and literary classics, students explore the idea of "monsters" in society, analyze how they are portrayed, the purpose they serve, and why they are necessary. After an introductory brainstorming activity, students read Beowulf and Grendel, watch and listen to snatches of monster-inspired music (Danse Macabre and Night on Bald Mountain), then apply research skills to design and present their own conceptual monster. Includes an assessment rubric, links to multimedia resources, and extension activities.

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Eye of Science

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Science and art are more closely related than you might suppose. To prove it, visit this breathtaking site that features scientific photographs of items found in the microscopic world....more
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Science and art are more closely related than you might suppose. To prove it, visit this breathtaking site that features scientific photographs of items found in the microscopic world. Click on the "Gallery" to view the images (which include E. coli, marigold petal hairs, and compost heap fungus - to name a few), then visit the "Equipment" link to find out what was used to create them. Also available in German.

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Color Matters - J. L. Morton

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9 to 12
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This interdisciplinary site - loaded with facts and real-life scenarios - explores the physiology, psychology, art, and philosophy of color. Find out how color affects our mind, health,...more
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This interdisciplinary site - loaded with facts and real-life scenarios - explores the physiology, psychology, art, and philosophy of color. Find out how color affects our mind, health, environment and society. Includes a discussion board, so monitor accordingly.

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The Ancient City of Athens

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Take a tour of the archaeological and architectural remains of Athens, Greece on this impressive site (created by a classical archaeologist at the Indiana University) that presents...more
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Take a tour of the archaeological and architectural remains of Athens, Greece on this impressive site (created by a classical archaeologist at the Indiana University) that presents a photographic archive of the city's most historic venues. All images may be downloaded and used for school projects and presentations, provided that the terms outlined in the Creative Commons License (check out the link) are followed.

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MoOm: The Museum of Online Museums - Coudal Partners

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You'll be enlightened, amazed, and even mystified by this eclectic collection of online museums that tout the bizarre, the practical, and the mundane. Interspersed among the "traditional'...more
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You'll be enlightened, amazed, and even mystified by this eclectic collection of online museums that tout the bizarre, the practical, and the mundane. Interspersed among the "traditional' exhibits featuring the likes of Van Gogh and Ansel Adams are those covering a dizzying array of interests and obsessions. Check out the Gallery of Stove Burners, Ephemera Now, or the Museum of Norwegian Manhole Covers (we're not kidding). In addition to making some interesting cultural statements, the exhibits provide great ideas and insights for art and photography students.

tag(s): artists (76), inventors and inventions (95), museums (50), trivia (18)

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Select a display that fits your classroom needs and share it on the interactive whiteboard or projector. A lot of the art displays based on the site focus on creativity and the ingenuous of design, easily motivating students to create their own original art pieces.

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Gala-Salvador Dali

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Learn more about Dali and his works with this site maintained by the Gala-Salvador Foundation - an organization the artist founded in 1983. In addition to biographical information,...more
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Learn more about Dali and his works with this site maintained by the Gala-Salvador Foundation - an organization the artist founded in 1983. In addition to biographical information, the site offers interactive, virtual tours of the three museums managed by the Foundation.

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Modern Ruins: Photographic Essays - Shaun O'Boyle

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Human history is elegantly presented in this collection of photographic essays depicting the architecture and objects we've left behind. Abandoned steel mills, insane asylums, coalmines,...more
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Human history is elegantly presented in this collection of photographic essays depicting the architecture and objects we've left behind. Abandoned steel mills, insane asylums, coalmines, and train yards are captured in stark images that create powerful impressions. Some of the photographs have been combined into multimedia Flash movies that are definitely worth viewing. Add this resource to a unit on 20th century American history, use the images as prompts for creative writing, or project in your classroom to inspire student photographers.

tag(s): photography (161)

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The photos on this website are beautiful and could easily be included in presentations to give students something more tangible to hold on to in a history class. Teachers could also use this photos as writing prompts. Save the webpage as a favorite and refer students to it during a unit on any of the places photographed. Have students write a short essay as to what they see in the picture, and what they can infer. Teachers can use these images to prompt letter writing, journal entries, newspaper reports, etc.
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NYPL Digital Gallery - New York Public Library

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This searchable collection of images from the New York Public Library contains thousands of items scanned from dust jackets, documents, posters, maps, illustrated books, and more. There...more
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This searchable collection of images from the New York Public Library contains thousands of items scanned from dust jackets, documents, posters, maps, illustrated books, and more. There is no fee for classroom or research uses, but the images may not be disseminated in any form (books, articles, brochures, Web pages, etc.). Please include the citations used in the "gallery" when incorporating these resources into your teaching materials. Encourage your students to do the same and introduce them to the concept of Fair Use!

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