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  1.   Feng Shui Fun
...e Program Activities About the Site TV Schedule Episode: Mala Suerte Activities Age Range: 6-9 years Lesson Plans Objectives: Resources Contact Us ? To use multilingual language and vocabulary through spoken English, Spanish, and Chinese (or native language) ? To become familiar with the concept of Feng Shui ? To experience and appreciate another culture Skills: ? Language and literacy ? Social and emotional ? Tolerance and diversity Subject Areas: ? Language Arts ? Social Studies Feng Shui Fun Introduce children to the Chinese concept of ?Feng Shui? Introduction In the Maya & Miguel episode ?Mala Suerte,? Maya t...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  2.   Gauging Beijing
...wn outside of China as the "One-Child Policy." Interdisciplinary Connections: Fine Arts - Create a guide to Olympic architecture around the world, from Barcelona to Beijing. What structures are left behind after the games are over, and what legacy do they offer the host city? Be sure to include the feng shui aesthetics of Beijing's new National Aquatics Center and Olympic stadium, both mentioned in the article. You may wish to start your research with the 2005 Guardian U.K. article, "Building an Olympic Vision" ( http://arts.guardian.co.uk/features/story/0,11710,1525421,00.html). Science - The article mentions "t...
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    Grade Level: 6-12

  3.   Culture and the Corporation
...lege of Education in New York City Suggested Time Allowance: 1 hour Objectives: Students will: 1. Share opinions about how a foreign company might be expected to adapt to different communities. 2. Review the lessons Disney learned from its past experiences by reading and discussing the article "The Feng Shui Kingdom" (http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/featured_articles/20050427wednesday.html). 3. Conduct research to determine how a major company might adapt its practices to respond to the needs of consumers in a specific foreign country. 4. Develop a business plan to introduce a company to that foreign cou...
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    Grade Level: 6-12

  4.   Armchair Travelers
...re often used to make furniture and home furnishings from this culture? -What significance do particular architectural aspects, colors, symbols, images or patterns play in furniture or home furnishings? -If applicable, what cultural or spiritual beliefs affect how furniture is placed? (For example, feng shui is the Chinese ancient art of placement, and has been applied to furniture and interior design.) Once research is completed, find examples of furniture and home furnishings that reflect your findings." Students should then work to create a "virtual grand tour" (oral and visual presentation) to show the "clien...
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    Grade Level: 6-12

  5.   Sacred Space
...Teams Offer New Ideas For Attack Site." 2. Compare capitol or other government buildings in different cities or states. Create a poster with pictures of several such buildings, depicting their common architectural features. Write an analysis of why you think these buildings share these features. 3. Feng Shui, meaning "wind" and "water" in Chinese, feng shui is the ancient Chinese art of living in harmony with the natural world. Learn more about this art online at ( http://www.asiasource.org/news/at_mp_02.cfm?newsid=36051). Then create a design concept for a learning space (such as your classroom or school library...
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    Grade Level: 6-12

  6.   Design Your Dream Room
...w these items to scale. Depending on their ability, you may also ask them to add architectural details like power outlets, doors, windows, cable access, telephone access, etc. How will they designate these items in their drawing? How will they show them to scale? Your student may also have heard of feng shui. Have them research this practice and apply it to their design. They should also begin developing a key for their design using shape and color. They can use the back of the Design Sketch worksheet to brainstorm adjectives about their room and add short text descriptions. Step 4: Create the Design on the Compu...
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    Grade Level: 3-5

  7.   Mystical Chinese
Mystical Chinese BY: Peggy Lehman, Carmel, IN; 6/15/'97 Purpose: In order to better acquaint students with various Chinese beliefs about the environment relative to human lives, a study of ancient (and present) Chinese Feng Shui practices will be made via the Internet. Grade Level: 6-12 Geography Standards addressed: 6) How culture and experience influence people's perceptions of places and regions. 8) The characteristics nd spatial distribution of ecosystems on Earth's surface. 10) The characteristics, distribution and complexity of...
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    Grade Level: 6-8

  8.   Ancient Asian Architecture
.... Compare and contrast traditional Chinese architecture with other ancient buildings in Asian countries such as Tibet, Japan, Laos, Thailand, and India. What aspects of those cultures and geography influenced the construction of their buildings? What features are similar? Which are different? Study Feng Shui, a system of design and placement developed in the third century BCE to determine when and where a building is built and how it is decorated. Do you think a classroom could be arranged to reflect Feng Shui principles? Magic Mountain Mansion Testing Water Tension Maori Bird Kite
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    Grade Level: 3-12

  9.   Fused Glass Picture Frame
...lver Jewelry Clay Instructions sheet. Or find tools needed in Delphi's Silver Jewelry Clay Starter Kit #1041. Each 20 gram package of clay makes 4-6 pendants. Additional clay and all materials can also be purchased separately. Optional: Alphabet Rubber Stamp Set #1044, Winged Creature Set #6845651, Feng Shui 1 #6845670, Feng Shui 2 #6845671. Directions: Refer to Delphi's Silver Jewelry Clay Instructions for additional information. 1. Divide clay into sections of about 5 grams each (1/4 of package), leaving one out and wrapping the others securely in plastic to prevent drying. 2. Roll out clay using roller (and ca...
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    Grade Level: 9-12

  10.   Feng Shui for the Budding Interior Decorator
Feng Shui for the Budding Interior Decorator NCTA East Asian Seminar Winter Quarter 2006 Deborah W. Robinson Purpose: Home design and interior decorating vary by culture and often reflect deep-rooted beliefs. Essential Questions: 1. What is Feng Shui? 2. How has the art of Feng Shui changed over the years and how has i...
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    Grade Level: K-12


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