Student Resources

Student resources are interactive activities collected from around the Web. They can be used to support related lesson plans or as standalone activities in the classroom. Browse our library of student resources by grade level or subject area below.

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Art & Culture

Launchpad: Line in Visual Arts (Student)

In this launchpad students learn about one of the most important elements in painting and drawing: line. Students learn how line is defined in the visual arts, and how to recognize this element in painting.

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Launchpad: Repetition in Visual Arts (Teacher)

In this launchpad, teachers will instruct students about repetition, one of the techniques artists often use to highlight important elements within a painting's composition, and to move a viewer's eye around the canvas, from highpoint to highpoint.

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Launchpad: Repetition in Visual Arts (Student)

In this Launchpad students will learn about repetition, one of the techniques artists often use to highlight important elements within a painting's composition, and to move a viewer's eye around the canvas, from highpoint to highpoint.

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Launchpad: Symmetry and Balance (Teacher)

In this launchpad, teachers will instruct students how artists use symmetry and balance to convey a sense of harmony in their works.
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Launchpad: Symmetry and Balance (Student)

In this launchpad, students learn how artists use symmetry and balance to convey a sense of harmony in their works.
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Launchpad: Composition Basics (Teacher)

In this LaunchPad, teachers will instruct students about composition in the visual arts and some of its most basic components.