Every object has a story to tell. Our job is to learn the "language"
they are written in. We believe that familiar objects from our everyday
lives are a good starting point for learning the language of visual objects.
Examining and analyzing objects that are part of our life experience helps
us become aware of the clues we can read in objects from other times and
Choose from the following
Objects: These online activities are adapted from our workshops
with teachers. In a workshop setting, we use objects that can be handled
and examined closely. On the Web, you'll be examining photographs of
objects with some label information. We envision the activities as "tutorials"
to give you ideas for using everyday objects to help your students look
closely and develop critical thinking skills.
Objects: Explore a museum object from multiple points of view using
some of the questions and observation skills you developed examining