Lesson Plans

All content contained in this website correlates to California Curriculum Standards for Visual Arts and Science.


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Additional Activities

  • Oscar Towa Painting Discussion: explaining major themes in the field guide
  • Compare and Contrast: New Guinea and the San Francisco Bay Area
  • Design a flower to attract different kinds of pollinators
  • Treasure Hunt at the de Young Museum
  • Conservation Activity: Crumpled Paper
  • Create abstract figures using geometric shapes
  • Write a song or make a sign that could help teach people to reduce their impact on the environment

More suggestions:

  • “I Spy”
  • Mazes
  • Ven diagrams
  • Make postcards
  • Design a travel or conservation poster

Additional Links

Topics from Oceania: Units for Junior Secondary School History

Auckland Museum Teacher Resources