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# The Arts

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#### Math and the Movies 2000: The Geometry of Lenses

Source: Mathline Lesson Plan

Apply geometry, areas, ratios and square roots to understand important principles in photography. Find the best focusing distance, or focal length of lenses, and relate aperture area to light levels. Details »

#### Math and the Movies 2000: All About Film

Source: Mathline Lesson Plan

Apply the use of measuring, multiplication, division and fractions to understanding what motion picture film is and how it is used. Solve problems about the ratios of frames-per-second, linear length of film to length of time and production costs. Details »

#### The Fibonacci Keyboard

Source: Jazz Lesson Plan

Apply the Fibonacci Sequence and find its relationship to a piano keyboard. Explore various relationships between music and the Fibonacci Sequence. Details »

#### In the Realms of the Unreal: The Artist and Society, Lesson Plan 3

Source: PBS: P.O.V. Lesson Plan

Explore the differences between writing (or drawing) in a personal journal (or sketchbook) and writing (or creating artwork) that will be viewed by other people. Create your own personal journal or sketchbook. Details »

#### Bob Dylan: No Direction Home

Source: American Masters Lesson Plan

Describe the era in which Bob Dylan grew up, and examine the cultural and musical influences that shaped his style. Analyze lyrics of Bob Dylan songs for content and meaning. Details »

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##### Arts Everywhere

Discover how music, art and words can evoke our emotions and also unify us in protest, joy and sorrow.

##### Music in Every Classroom

Create a musical instrument and learn about rhythm, sound, how music affects mood and the role it plays in our lives.