Lesson 2

What Is Disney Imagineering?

Standards addressed include:

• Creativity, Curiosity and Innovation

• Digital-Age Learning Environments and Learning Experiences

• Technology Operations and Concepts

• Research and Information Fluency

• Facilitating Digital-Age Work and Learning

• Engaging in Professional Growth and Leadership

Assignment 1: This is a read and view assignment only

Research and read the process of creating a “Disney Theme Park Attraction.”

View 4 (Your Choice) YouTube videos on Disney Theme park attractions and Imagineering

Assignment 2 : Read and Explore  Disney Imagineers 

SUBMIT a Statement of Assignment Completion to Howie 

Sample to put in Google DOC Below

Lesson 2 Completed by ( Your Name) on (date completed)


Lesson 2 Completed by Howie DiBlasi 

Investigating To Build Foundation Knowledge

View 4 (Your Choice) YouTube videos on Disney Theme park attractions and Imagineering

Topic: What is Disney Imagineering?

The Magic of Walt Disney Imagineering-Disney Parks  (2.35)

URL: http://bit.ly/wdwlesson7A

60 Years of Walt Disney Imagineering | Disney Parks  (5.58)

URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lX78z9bLaQk

Making Of Rock'n' Roller Coaster starring Aerosmith at Disneyland Paris (5.47)

URL: http://bit.ly/wdwlesson7D

Making Of Crush's Coaster -Paris Walt Disney Studios  (3.10)

URL: http://bit.ly/wdwlesson7E

Backstage Disney: The American Adventure (1987) - DisneyAvenue.com (27.19) 

URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pT8dbXhN1G8

Making of the American Adventure  (19.47)

URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8WTTQzuDZg

The Making of Pandora - The World of Avatar | Disney's Animal Kingdom (8.23)

URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E3f_P-mPIqo

Building a Thrill Ride : Expedition Everest

URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HOiVnUDcOc

America's Thrillmakers - Walt Disney World Intro VIDEO (44.00)

An in depth look into the very popular thrill attractions at the Walt Disney World Resort. Watch as America's Thrillmakers take 6 guests and test them on Disney's array of thrill rides. Learn Imagineer's secrets, guest reviews of attractions and, most importantly, what exactly makes a thrill ride. "Hang on to yer hats and glasses, cause this here's the wildest ride in the wilderness!"

America's Thrillmakers - Walt Disney World -52 Min

URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4VuO_ETk3iE

READ Imagineering Stories-Web Link and Word Doc

Engineering Magic: The Tech Secrets Behind Theme Parks

Meet Steve Alcorn, Disney’s first Systems Engineer and one of the original engineers who worked on Epcot for its 1982 opening.

URL: http://bit.ly/wdwlesson7B

Imagineers Who Created Walt Disney World

DOC  attached