Walk Around the Block
The WAB curriculum guide helps one explore and understand our local environment. Learning to see; scale, texture of the city, building materials, architectural details, signage, landscape, safety and security tools all make up for a fun and inviting learning tool. This can be done in an afternoon or for several outings in different situations.
Cube Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans bring Cube's proven educational methods into your classroom with these engaging lessons written by successful educators. The lessons and activities developed for this Web site use a cross-curricular approach to teaching about the built environment in ways that address teaching and learning standards and are appealing to a variety of learning modalities.
Pipe Cleaner People: Thinking about scale, learning about the world. (all ages)
My Flag for the Future: Build a flag of awesomeness. Grades 3-6
The Built Environment: An Integrating Theme. Grades 3-6
City People, City Stories: Who lives in our City? Grades 3-8
Creating a Landmark Calendar: An Enterprise for your School. Grades 5-8
Physics Park: Student designed park. Grades 6-12
Connecting Downtown: Linking pedestrians, cyclists, mass transportation. Grades 3-6
Grid It / Map It: Understanding Neighborhoods and Connections. Grades 4-8
Comparing Edible Communities: Measuring Resources. Grades 6-8
A Visit to Historic Watts Mill: Exploring Our Past. Grades 3-6, 6-12
The Built Environment: Then and Now: A summer camp unit. Grades 3-6