Grade 7 Arts Education

Terrific ideas for your art classes!  Every variety of medium is used to create one-of-a-kind projects that your students will love!

Art Attacks

The Artist's Toolkit can be used to introduce or reinforce topics to students.  There are three sections to each title:  watch a demonstration, find examples of the concept using works of art, and create an online composition.  Great for a smartboard demonstration!

Artist's Toolkit

Welcome to ArtsAlive.ca the National Arts Centre's new Web site dedicated to arts education for young people. Thanks to the generous support of TELUS, we have created an innovative and interactive site that offers unique opportunities for students and teachers to engage in on-line learning that is also fun!

ArtsAlive.ca | Artsvivants.ca

This is a very unique painting site that use abstract paint brushes to create extremely imaginative and beautiful artwork.  One of the features that this program boasts is the ability to save artwork directly to a "jpg" file.

Bomomo
A "cross-country adventure to look at the many ways artist view the Canadian landscape"

Canadian Landscapes

Thousands of comics from over 90 artists. A little something for everyone.

Comics.com

Over 50 crafts for all ages of learners.

Crafts for all Occasions 

Find rich, hands-on learning experiences that can be searched by subject, theme, grade, media, and completion time.

Crayola Creativity Central

This learning opportunity explores music from Canada's past and invites your students to use sound recordings from the Library and Archives Canada's Virtual Gramophone site, and view sheet music cover art in Sheet Music from Canada's Past. Your students will learn about and use all stages of the design process to create, in the role of commercial artist, CD cover art for an early twentieth-century Canadian song..  They will be able to select the materials, media, style and techniques that they judge best reflect the song's theme and artists, as well as its historical and technological context.

Early 20th Century Canadian Musical Art Assignment

Eduweb develops award-winning digital learning games and interactives about art, history, science, and technology.  Their mission is to "create exciting and effective learning experiences that hit the sweet spot where learning theory, digital technology, and fun meet." 

 

Eduweb Interactive Learning Games

Fun With Music

The San Francisco Symphony (SFS) welcomes you to the SFS Kids' Site.

We love music and are committed to music education, within our community and beyond. This website, in conjunction with our live performances, provides a great way for people of all ages to hear, learn, and have fun with music.

Consider this site your premier web destination for learning about music -- that's why it's here! And, if you'd like to share this site with others, send them a postcard.

Fun With Music

 

 

Over 58,000 pieces of free clipart.  Each item comes with a choice of image size and format as well as complete source information for proper citations in school projects.

Free Clip Art

Select the appropriate age of your students and choose from a variety of Mathematics, Geography, Art, Science, Language Arts, etc. games.

FunBrain Game Finder

Here you will find a variety of resources to supplement your art program.

Imagine that you are visiting an art display and you get sucked into one of the masterpieces!  In this web adventure, your only way to escape is to answer questions based on the painting.  This web adventure is designed for grades 4 and up.

 

Inside Art Web Adventure

No matter what your grade level or subject area, Learn Alberta's website has many resources for you.  You can find resources by grade, subject, keyword, media type, audience, language or learning resource type. 

LearnAlberta
Turn your photos into a unique mosaic.  Choose your own images and create an unbelievable memory!  Endless possibilities!

Mosaically

Is your inner Picasso needing an outlet?  With this easy drag and drop program, you can create a work of art using Picasso's style.  Fun!

Mr. Picasso Head

Believe it or not, the name of this says it all.  You create your own Mr. Picassohead using various "picasso-like" features for face, hair, eyes, nose, etc.  It's really quite engaging and definitely a lot of fun.

Mr. Picassohead

Physics and music have been closely related for thousands of years. The art and the science of music acoustics are presented on this site, in musician-friendly format, as is some of our research work in music science. 

Music Acoustics UNSW

Play over 100 quizzes, puzzles and games about music. Music Information and Theory pages will help you learn the names of music notes, rhythms, terms and the names of famous musicians and composers.

Music Tech Teacher

 

The Mutopia Project offers sheet music editions of classical music for free download. These are based on editions in the public domain, and include works by Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Handel, Mozart, and many others. They also host a growing number of modern editions, arrangements and new music. The respective editors, arrangers and composers have chosen to make these works freely available.


Mutopia

At Native Dance.ca Canadian Teachers can find free, downloadable, printable Teachers Resource Kits directly relating to provincial curricula usable as is or customizable for use in the classroom, and include teachers' notes, references to background materials, in-class exercises, and thought provoking journal pages for students.

Pics4Learning is a copyright-friendly image library for teachers and students. The Pics4Learning collection consists of thousands of images that have been donated by students, teachers, and amateur photographers. Unlike many Internet sites, permission has been granted for teachers and students to use all of the images donated to the Pics4Learning collection.


Pics4Learning - Tech4Learning

In this activity, students will analyze and compare two songs from different periods, examining theme, style, and historical and technological context. This lesson explores music from Canada's past and gives students the opportunity to use sound recordings from Library and Archives Canada's (LAC) Virtual Gramophone website.

Power of Music

Browse and download lessons and demonstrations made for the Smartboard!

SMART Exchange

The Science Learning Network (SLN) is an online community of educators, students, schools, science museums and other institutions demonstrating a new model for inquiry science education.  There is a list of resources developed by SLN museums.

Science Learning Network: Home

Creative teachers can use music to teach content across the curriculum -- to students of all ages. A host of educational experts brings you tested ideas for using the magic of music in your lesson plans.
This site contains thousands of pages for you to peruse -- many with lyrics, sound clips, and teaching suggestions. The top educational pros offer practical suggestions based on the latest in brain-based learning. Innovative teachers share their classroom pointers and extension activities using children's music.

Songs for Teaching: Educational Children's Music

Create music on the web.  Whether you are an amateur or a pro you will be able to satisfy all your needs with Soundation - a powerful online sequencer with real time effects, virtual instruments and a fully integrated Sound Shop.

Soundation

Dive into Renaissance life with this extremely attractive and user-friendly site.  Topics to explore include "Art Explorer", "Innovations 1400-2000", "Patron of the Arts", and "The Artist's Life".  There is a teacher area with lesson plans aimed at middle years students.

 

The Renaissance Connection

You can master the virtual keyboard!  You can either play one note at a time or multiple notes.  You can choose from piano, flute, strings, drums, etc.

Virtual Keyboard

Canadian Based Art Lessons and Activities

Great in-class activities and many other resources to enhance your curriculum. Canadian content with resources for K-12.

Cybermuse

 

Art Examples from Native Artistis

A gallery of the works of Allen Sapp.

Just as the title suggests, this is a site to narrow down the search for webquests.  There are a variety of webquests, all categorized to correlate with the Ontario Curriculum in 2007.

Webquest Locator

GSCS Global Resources Search

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