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Elementary [1st-5th] Lesson Plan

Steam Art - Dyson Engineering Box #1

Created on September 25, 2014 by Hope200

This is a technical drawing lesson for Steam Art. The students explore the parts of a Dyson vacuum provided by The Dyson Engineering Box. This is the first in a series of 6 different technical drawings.

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1 session; 50 minutes per session

1. SWBAT write a sentence about the form and function of the illustrated part. 2. SWBAT draw a realistic drawing of the vacuum part from life or from a picture on the worksheet #1.

1. Dyson Vacuum from the Dyson Engineering Box
2. Worksheet #1
3. Pencils, Colored Pencils, Markers
4. Rulers
5. Circle Templates

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1. Students explore the vacuum and its parts.
2. Phase 1: Students replicate the realistic picture on the Worksheet #1 or draw from life using line, shapes, forms and color.

Students' art work will be in a library show.


Visual Arts Standard 1:
Understanding and applying media, techniques, and processes

[K-4] Students use different media, techniques, and processes to communicate ideas, experiences, and stories

Visual Arts Standard 2:
Using knowledge of structures and functions

[K-4] Students use visual structures and functions of art to communicate ideas

Visual Arts Standard 6:
Making connections between visual arts and other disciplines

[K-4] Students identify connections between the visual arts and other disciplines in the curriculum


Shape, Line, Form, Color/Value

Crayon, Colored Pencil, Drawing, Marker, Paper, Pencil