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Program Flyer: Form, Function and Faith

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Content Provider   Cleveland Museum of Art  2007-08, 2008-09 Honorable Mention, 2009-10, 2010-11 Honorable Mention, 2011-12, 2012-13
Contact Information   Dale Hilton
dhilton@clevelandart.org
11150 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH  44106
United States
Phone: (216) 707-2491
Fax: (216) 421-9277
Program Type   Individual Program
Program Rating      based on 2 evaluation(s).
Target Audience   Education: Grade(s): 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Maximum Number of Participants   30
Minimum Number of Participants   1
Primary Disciplines   Mathematics, Social Studies/History
Secondary Disciplines   Fine Arts
Program Description   This program lets students explore the relationship between building form and function by focusing on three Cleveland area historic houses of worship: St. Theodosius, an Orthodox Church, Temple Tifereth Israel, a synagogue and the Kirtland Temple--a 19th c. Community of Christ (Latter Day Saints) Church. Through extensive interactivity students will be introduced to architectural history and to the use of geometry and mathematics in order to understand how these buildings compare in their design
Program Format   1. Introduce first building, Kirtland Temple.
2. Analyze the architectural forms and identify the geometric shapes, including use of the Golden Section and the Fibonnacci Series.
3. Compare the two floorplans.
4. Introduce second building, St. Theodosius.
5. Describe the architectural elements, giving background on church history.
6. Introduce third building, Temple Tifereth Israel, and follow analysis as in second.
Objectives   1. Students will explore the relationship between building form and function and be introduced
to the concept of functional morphology—that the building takes shape based on its intended
use.
2. Students will discover and compare three historic sacred landmarks, which focuses the lesson
on diversity of design and diversity of worship traditions.
3. Students will be introduced to reading architectural plans and will participate in interactivity
during the videoconference in which they follow a floor plan while viewing the building it
represents.
4. Students will be introduced to the concept of sacred geometry.
National/Common Core Standards to which this program aligns   All programs are aligned with the National Education Standards, the Ohio Department of Education Academic Standards, and New York State Learning Standards.
Program Length   45-60 minutes
By Request   This program is available by request ONLY
Program Cost   By Request Cost: $135.00
By Request Cost with Premium Service: $120.00 What's this?
Program Fee Notes   * All payments must be made within 30 days of registration.
* Purchase orders are due within 10 days of registration
* Bulk discounts available
* Multi-point discounts available
Cancellation Policy   Programs are non-refundable, however cancellations due to technical difficulties, school closings, or those received 48 hours in advance may be rescheduled for no additional charge. Rescheduling is subject to availability
Is recording allowed?   No
Program Delivery Mode(s)   Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Minimum Technology Specifications for sites connecting to this provider   Sites can connect to the CMA directly via IP - all other connections (ISDN, IHETS, Vision Athena) must be bridged.

Schools are required to dial into the CMA. Please state connection speed on registration form. CMA can connect from 384 kbps up to 3 mbps speed.

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