Restoring-the-Parthenon

In this slide show, see how the Acropolis Restoration Project team is reassembling the Parthenon—a 100,000-ton, three-dimensional jigsaw puzzle with 70,000 individual pieces—combining the latest science with the techniques of ancient Greek architects and builders. Produced by WGBH/Nova.

Artopia-Media

In the Media Arts section of the Artopia website (a web-based arts experience for middle school students), students can explore the world of media arts, including animations, movie sound tracks and storyboards through a variety of interactive experiences. Produced by … Continue reading

String-Thing

Make your own music! Customize a virtual string instrument to play a song you write. Choose from three different instrument sounds and add a beat. Then play it back to hear your creation! Produced by WGBH/Design Squad Nation.

Airbrush

Create paintings through your own movements via a webcam or your computer mouse. Produced by Tate Kids.

Artopia-Music

In the Music section of the Artopia website (a web-based arts experience for middle school students) students can learn about musicians, music and instruments and how to critique music through a variety of interactive experiences. Produced by ETV/Artopia.

How to Apply Age Makeup

Help transform a young woman into an older-looking woman to make her look appropriate for the role of the Nurse, an older woman who takes care of Juliet in Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.” Produced by ETV/Artopia.

Artopia-Theater

Go backstage at the theater to learn some terminology and techniques of theater production, from stage directions to make-up and costumes. Try your skill in controlling lights and sound, making a young actor look old, dressing actors with Shakespearean fashions … Continue reading

Carving-A-Figure-Out-Of-Wood

Explore the subtractive process of carving a sculpture out of a piece of wood. Produced by ETV/Artopia.

Artopia-Drama

In the Drama section of the Artopia website (a web-based arts experience for middle school students) students can learn about the theater, actors, acting and the process of critiquing performances through a variety of interactive experiences. Produced by ETV/Artopia.

Rhythm-Sequencer

Discover how musical rhythm can manifest itself in the environment. Create rhythmic patterns using sounds found in nature with this online interactive. Produced by WNET/The Music Instinct.

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