Third Grade

 - by shana.gutterman

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Third graders learned about the Elements of Art. The Elements of Art are the ingredients to art. They learned an easy way to remember all six elements.

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 They searched for Elements of Art in paintings.

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They found most of the Elements of Art in Vincent Van Gogh’s painting of Sunflowers.

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 They created their own still life and added the Elements of Art .

Ted Talk Video Resources

 - by shana.gutterman

Birke Baehr: What’s wrong with our food system

Maya Penn started her first company when she was 8 years old, and thinks deeply about how to be responsible both to her customers and to the planet. She shares her story — and some animations, and some designs, and some infectious energy — in this charming talk

Violinist Sirena Huang gives a technically brilliant and emotionally nuanced performance. In a charming interlude, the 11-year-old praises the timeless design of her instrument..

Jack Andraka: Detecting pancreatic cancer… at 15

Fifteen-year-old Tavi Gevinson had a hard time finding strong female, teenage role models — so she built a space where they could find each other. At TEDxTeen, she illustrates how the conversations on sites like Rookie, her wildly popular web magazine for and by teen girls, are putting a new, unapologetically uncertain and richly complex face on modern feminism.

Hackschooling makes me happy | Logan LaPlante | TEDxUniversityofNevada

In 2011 three young women swept the top prizes of the first Google Science Fair. Lauren Hodge, Shree Bose and Naomi Shah describe their extraordinary projects — and their route to a passion for science.

Pianist and composer Jennifer Lin gives a magical performance, talks about the process of creativity and improvises a moving solo piece based on a random sequence of notes.

The healing power of video games: Steven Gonzalez at TEDxSugarLand