What do I need to know about Walt Disney?
Who was Walt Disney?
The Walt Disney Story
10 most amazing things about Walt Disney
Walt Disney and the impact he had on theme parks
What is Imagineering?
Creating a “Disney Theme Park Attraction
What Is A Imagineer?
What makes a story great?
Lessons in Storytelling From Walt Disney
How Imagineers build engaging stories
Why Disney keeps the art of storytelling at the heart of everything they do
PIXAR Storytelling Lessons
Best Walt Disney World Backstories
What Is This Queue All About?
What are Themed queues?
What are Interactive Queues?
How Does Disney Design And Create A Disney Themed Queues?
The BEST interactive and themed queues of Disney World
Special Effects In Theme Parks
Best Special Effects at Disney World
Special Effects Science
The science behind Hollywood
How do they create the special effects on attractions at Walt Disney World
Math in Special Effects: Take the challenge
SPECIAL EFFECTS activities
What Makes Walt Disney World So Amazing? Research why mothers, dads, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and kids all love going to Walt Disney WorldWhy do over 54 million people visit Walt Disney World every year? Produce a slide presentation on why you should take Grandma and Grandpa to Walt Disney World
Walking Down Main Street U.S.A.
Disney Digital Journey has hired you for a one hour walk down Main Street USA at Walt Disney World. Create a list of 20 things you can share with the 6th graders that will be on the tour.
Mapping Walt Disney World
Spatial Thinking in Grades preK-6 Map Skills Types of Maps How to Read Maps World Maps Parts of a Map Lesson for Kids How to Locate Places Map Memorization Games Latitude & Longitude:Activities Atlas Map Activities Map Projects Scale Drawing
Free Things at Disney World
There’s a lot of free things to do at Walt Disney World. Search the Web for tipsand how to take advantage of these freebies, all of which are no money and no strings attached.
Create a liost to share with other class members
Disney Music in the Classroom.
Pick one of the following projects to complete:
1. Select a Disney song -Review the lyrics - find images/photos to match the lyrics-create a slideshow with Google Slides-Add the music-Match the images/photos to the slide.
2. Design your own Disney Music Lesson for your content area. Use Google Docs or Slides or Project Proposal or Draw or? You Decide
What is Your Favorite Disney Attraction-Ride?
Share what and why you love specific attractions
List your top 5 and convince us to ride the attraction
PD-Magic -Lesson 15 Link
How Does Disney Design And Create A Disney Themed Attraction?
Research, read and discuss the process of creating a “Disney Theme Park Attraction.”
View YouTube videos on Disney Theme park attractions
Design a new attraction/ride
PIXAR In A Box
"Why do I need to learn this stuff?"
Pixar and Khan Academy have collaborated to create, develop, and promote a series of learning tutorials that demonstrate how traditional school subjects such as math, science, and the arts are a vital part of the everyday work put into Pixar's filmmaking process.
Select one lesson to complete in the box and write a reflection piece
PD-Magic - Lesson 17 Link
Disney Hero’s & Villains
Research differences between real world heroes and TV world heroes How stars and super heroes are created on television
How violence and action are used to give power to characters
it's a small world Link
Connect with learners in other parts of the world
Explore learning across distances and flat-world projects
What does it take to make global, collaborative learning more accessible for students?
Students will engage in diverse experiences at home and abroad to increase their knowledge of global issues, regions, and cultures; improve their intercultural skills, and develop attitudes that cultivate global citizenship.
Pirates of the Caribbean
Ahoy, mateys! Let’s go on a pirate adventure
Identify pirates and their roles in the ‘Atlantic World”, North Carolina, Florida and the Caribbean.
Identify and share information on three different pirates.
Identify characteristics of pirates and their significance in history.
Learn To Draw Disney Characters
Who is your favorite Disney character
Learn step by step by drawing a character
Share your drawing
PD-Magic – Lesson 21 Link
TTA People Mover
Recognize the importance of alternate energy sources.
Understand how engineers help people by designing new methods of transportation that produce fewer emissions.
Explain why it is important for engineers to be able to present their ideas persuasively.
PD-Magic – Lesson 23 Link
Disney Designers as Edmagineers
EPCOT Imagineers have hired you for 2 weeks. Innoventions in desperate need of an upgrade. Guests walk in and out of the current attraction in 3 min.
PD-Magic – Lesson 24 Link
Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress
Create your own personal Carousel of Progress.
Changing our views on work and progress.
Understand how advances in technology have drastically changed the way we interact with the world and each other.
PD-Magic – Lesson 25 Link
Design a NEW Themed Interactive Disney Restaurant
(Counts as two (2) lessons)
Select one of the following
Themed after “Haunted Mansion”
Themed after “Pirates of the Caribbean”
Themed after “ Star Tours” or “Star Wars” , or “Galaxy Edge”
Themed after “ Toy Story Land”
Themed after “Jungle Cruise”
Floor plan-Outside rendering-Build a backstory- Animatronics- check-in area themed-dress of the cast members-the- menu- restrooms
PD-Magic – Lesson 26 Link
Create A Lesson
Designing Disney Inspired Classrooms
Theme Park Press just called.
Deadline is in 2 weeks
They need a classroom lesson for your content area to publish in the 2nd edition