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The Planets

Posted Jul 06, 2011 by Quyen Han

Planets have their own individual personalities as expressed through Holst’s composition, The Planets. Students learn about the science facts on planets and then are introduced to the musical facts and background from The Planets After that, students compare and contrast The Planets in a Venn diagram.

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GRADE LEVEL
6-8
SUBJECT
Science
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Nature’s Adaptations Join Beethoven’s Ode to Joy Variations

Posted Jul 07, 2011 by Donna Natseway

Students will recognize and identify the sounds of different orchestral instruments; learn and use the tempo markings from the fourth movement of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9; research the similarities between adaptations in nature and variations in music/visual art; and create visual art which illustrates the connection among natural adaptations and music variations.

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GRADE LEVEL
9-12
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Cell Division and Mutation: Apprentice to the Sorcerer

Posted Jul 07, 2011 by Donna Natseway

Students will recognize the sounds of different orchestral instruments, use musical dynamic markings in association with an increase or decrease in cell division, and create a presentation of the scientific process of cancer as depicted by the music, Sorcerer’s Apprentice. Eventually, they will recognize the role of mutation in genetic disorders such as Down’s syndrome and other conditions.

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GRADE LEVEL
6-8
SUBJECT
Science, Technology
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Cooperating Families, Cooperating Classrooms

Posted Jul 10, 2011 by Diane Immethun

To accomplish goals, members of families must cooperate, just as members of the orchestra must cooperate to create beautiful music. Similarly, students in a classroom have similar constructs; everyone must do their best for themselves as well as for the good of the whole. This lesson helps students understand that an orchestra, a family and a classroom must work together to accomplish great things.

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GRADE LEVEL
PK-2 3-5
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