World’s most famous artists and their masterpieces.

For our Amazing Arts club we selected a bunch of nice materials. This presentation didn’t fit within the 3 academic hours (there was so much to discuss!), but you can enjoy it nevertheless.

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I found the presentation on the internet (I expect it’s open source) — and added the black background as well as some music. I’ll publish the links to the powerpoint-sharing sites soon on the teacher’s club page. This is the slideshow of the presentation. Download this presentation as ppt for free from this page.

The club’s forthcoming sessions are announced here.

How to join us?

Visual arts — a fascinating journey.

The club of December, 16th was a great success (as it appeared — :)).

Here’s one of the many things we discussed  — amazing art from rubbish (a slideshow and a powerpoint to download) —

    • and a wonderful video of sand art (sand animation):

Art from… rubbish. Or — Trash to treasures.

Это — презентация, которую (в числе прочих интересностей) мы обсуждали в клубе 16 декабря. You’re sure to like it — and, perhaps, be inspired by it!

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Download the presentation for free to use in your classroom.

And — watch another great video from the same club: an unforgettable sand art show.

The forthcoming club’s topics can be gound here (Kharms club in December, 2012).

Wanna join in? Wait no longer! — Присоединиться к клубу.

What we breathe and how soon we die depends… on ourselves! Неожиданные экологические факты.

These are the facts that my students were surprized at and even shocked by. Teachers — find the downloadable worksheet below the text.
Picture source: PGiGreen Blog (click the pic) , facts source:
  • Energy saved from one recycled (переработанный) aluminum can will operate a TV set for 3 hours, and is the equivalent to half a can of gasoline.
  • About 1% of U.S. landfill (свалки) space is full of disposable diapers (памперсы), which take 500 years to decompose (разлагаться). Читать далее