The lesson began with a brief review of what landforms are, as well as images of homes & buildings built in regards to various landforms, including the desert, the beach or marsh, a cliff, a hill or berm, a mountain, and the arctic. Each of these landforms was presented through images, along with design elements that are unique to the setting the building is in.
|The Beach or Marsh|
|A Hill or Berm|
Once the presentation was complete, the students were tasked with designing a school. They were split into four groups, and each group was assigned a specific landform. Once they had discussed and sketched their ideas, they presented their drawings to the class. Here are a few photos from the lesson...