Extension of Museums Into the Classroom
Virtual Museums provides a comprehensive directory of on-line museums and museum-related resources.
Virtual Museums has a Galleries page highlighting on-line art galleries from around the world.
The Detroit Industry Museum has linked its murals by the artist Diego Rivera to themes and times in American history. Some lessons guide the teacher in using art in the classroom to express community values, while others link art and geologic artifacts, as examples.
ArtsEdge is the Kennedy Center's free digital resource for teaching and learning in, through and about the arts. Their goal is to support arts-based student learning, whether in the classroom or an informal learning environment, like the home.
A natural science illustrator is an artist who works in the service of science, creating images of animals, objects and complex processes that teach, inform, and create understanding of our world.
The Guild of Natural Science Illustrators is a nonprofit organization founded to provide opportunities to meet, share ideas, and spread the knowledge of visual science techniques.
The Lakota Native Americans mark the passage of time by several artistic icons. The process is called "Wintercounts".
Exploravision shows how pop culture and science can be integrated, such as the movie Avatar and ecosystems.
Solid execution at these sites demonstrates the application of exhibits in the classroom.
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Other Areas To Check Out...
• Art and Nature
• Compilations of Lesson Plans
• Creation of Virtual Museums
• Disaster Preparedness
• Finding A Partner for Computer-Assisted Collaboration
• Galapagos Islands
• National Resources
• National, State and Regional Networks (sample)
• Native and Minority Cultures
• Technology in Learning