Lesson 1: How To Use This Book
Lesson 2: What I Need To Know About Walt Disney
Activities: Q&A; Discussions; Research and share; Timeline; Make a poster or Infograic
Activity Spotlight: Explore: How did Walt Disney and his failures contribute to his amazing success?
Web Activity Tool: Bookmarking-Draggo
Lesson 3: What Makes Walt Disney World So Amazing?
Activities: Q&A; Discussions; Research and share; World of Walt, How do you make memories at Walt Disney World?
Activity Spotlight: Taking Grandpa and Grandma to Walt Disney World for the first time
Web Activity Tool: Brainstorming – Bubble.us
Lesson 4: Creating The Magic-Traditions Class!
Activities: Q&A; Research and share; Creative writing; Brainstorming; Describe the 4 Keys to GREAT Guest experiences.
Activity Spotlight: Why is the “Traditions Class” required of every Disney Cast Member?
Web Activity Tool: Collaboration – Mind42
Lesson 5: A Walk In The Park: Magic Kingdom
Activities: Research and present; Video exploring; Creative writing; Interactive Maps; landscaping the Disney parks; Mickey Mouse Floral-How did they make that?; Describe the BEST 5 attractions at Walt Disney World
Activity Spotlight: Explore: Landscaping the Magic Kingdom Theme Park
Web Activity Tool: Maps - ScribbleMaps
Lesson 6: What Types Of Attractions Are At Walt Disney World?
Activities: Research Search and present; What is a Disney Imagineer?; Video exploration, Disney patents; Disney design process; Name your favorite type of attraction
Activity Spotlight: Search for a patent on how a Disney Coaster attraction is constructed
Web Activity Tool: Draw – Sketchpad
Lesson 7: Telling Your Story
Activities: Student created stories; Six words; Storytelling; Build a better Slideshow; Tell YOUR story in 20 photos
Activity Spotlight: Tell a story in only 6 words
Web Activity Tool: Storytelling - MyStoryMaker
Lesson 8: How does Disney Design and Create a Disney Themed Attraction?
Activities: Blue Sky; Create an attraction, Creative Posters; Collaboration Project; ThrillMakers; Secrets behind the parks; Create an attraction; Let’s make a …..,Backstory-Queue-Ride, Concept Art, Create a Glog
Activity Spotlight: Design and create a “Ultimate Attraction Guide” and a poster for a NEW Disney attraction
Web Activity Tool: Draw - GoogleDraw
Lesson 9: What Is A Queue: Interactive, Themed, Immersive and Innovative
Activities: Building a queue; Compare and contrast; Visual or Interactive?; Creating an Interactive Queue
Design and create a new Interactive Queue for the “It's A Small World” attraction
Activity Spotlight: Design A Haunted Mansion Themed Restaurant
Web Activity Tool: Communication - MindMeister
Lesson 10: Audio Animatronics
Activities: Research and share; Abe Lincoln was a robot?; Explore engineering video and simulations; A Auto-annima WHAT? , Creating a singing parrot
Activity Spotlight: Take apart a toy Animatronic to discover how it works
Web Activity Tool: Simulations - TryEngineering
Lesson 11 Special Effects- How Did They Do that?
Activities: Real-world math; Science and special effects; Ghosts-Math-Science-REALLY?; Monsters-Motion and Mechanics; Science and Special Effects ; More than meets the eye
Activity Spotlight: Real World Math in Special Effects
Web Activity Tool: Creativity – Special Effects School- Gnomon
Lesson 12: SURPRISE!!! We're Going To Walt Disney World
Activities: Plan a trip; Expense accounts; How much will it cost?; Can we afford it? Which park should we go to?; Budget vs. expenses?
Activity Spotlight: Budget for a family trip to Walt Disney World. Include plane, rooms, car rental, food, park tickets, gas, and souvenirs
Web Activity Tool: Office Tools - Spreadsheet
Lesson 13: Walking Down Main Street
Activities: Windows on Main Street; Design YOUR own window on Main Street; Main Street scrapbook, Forces Perspective; Photo lessons
Activity Spotlight: Create a multimedia slideshow with 30 photos of “My Town” and add music
Web Activity Tool: Slide Show Creator - Kizoa
Lesson 14: WDW Railroad
Activities: Who was Roger E Brogge?; Walt Disney and his trains; Transcontinental railroad; There’s a train a commin; Railroad tycoons; Travel on a train in 1864; Steel and tracks; Civil War railroads and trains; Connecting railroads
Activity Spotlight: Use a train schedule from 1884 and travel from San Francisco to Washington D.C.
Web Activity Tool: MapMaker - Animaps
Lesson 15: Main Street Vehicles
Activities: Cars, trolleys, and a bus; Compare and contrast 1900 transported to today; Digitals Stories; My Town slide show; Design a 1903 Paddy Wagon; Design a car for the year 2020
Activity Spotlight: Design a new transportation system to move guests between the 4 Disney World Parks
Web Activity Tool: Digital Tools - Buncee
Lesson 16: Cinderella Castle
Activities: Middle age Time period; From boyhood to Medieval Knight, Design a castle; Become a knight;
Who was King Arthur?; Who was Merlin?; Kings and Queens; A King or a President?; Who do you want to be for a day? ; A King?, A Queen?, A Prince?, A Knight?; Design and build a paper Medieval Castle with a group of 3 students
Activity Spotlight: Compare and contrast a teenager in the Middle Ages to a teenager today.
Web Activity Tool: Draw/Paint - CoSketch
Lesson 17: Swiss Family Treehouse
Activities: Who was the “Swiss Family Robinson”?; Design and draw a Treehouse; A Magical Treehouse; Design a “Family Tree House” for a family of 4 to live in
Activity Spotlight: Design a new Deluxe Suite in the Treehouse for VIP guests to stay in overnight
Web Activity Tool: Design - SketchALot
Lesson 18: Jungle Cruise
Activities: Amazon Annie; Sail on the rivers; Research-share-present; Compare and Contrast; Design and build a model boat for 24 people to travel the Amazon
Activity Spotlight: Build a boat with ONLY recyclable material from the trash
Web Activity Tool: Communication/Design – AutoDesk Design Academy
Lesson 19: The Magic Carpets of Aladdin
Activities: Where exactly is the Middle East?; Design a Flying Carpet; A Hero or a Villain?; Compare and contrast, a villain and a hero; What is a sidekick for to the villain or hero?
Activity Spotlight: Design a “Flying Carpet” for the year 2020
Web Activity Tool: Screen Sharing – ScreenCast-OMatic
Lesson 20: Pirates of the Caribbean
Activities: Research, discuss, share, present; Think like a pirate; Map the Caribbean; Are there good pirates?; Treasure Island; Were there women pirates?; Visit the Pirate Museum, Who was Blackbeard?
Activity Spotlight: Explore an Interactive Website: “High Sea Adventures as a Pirate”
Web Activity Tool: Searching Tools - Factbytes
Lesson 21: Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room
Activities: Hawaiian Tiki Rhyme Time; Tiki alphabet; Cultural diversity; Create a Tiki mask; What is a Parrot robot? Interpretation of statical data
Activity Spotlight: Design and create a Tiki mask
Web Activity Tool: Design/Draw/Paint – DrawIt Live
Lesson 22: Country Bear Jamboree
Activities: Research, discuss, share, present; ABC’s of bears, Bear's poetry; What is a bear scientist?; Family of country music; Music games, Black Bear Shuffle
Activity Spotlight Travel to the North American Bear Center and become a “Bear Scientist.”
Web Activity Tool: Searching Tools – DuckDuck-Go
Lesson 23: Tom Sawyer Island
Activities: Take a virtual tour; Create a travel brochure; Mark Twain Stories; Image Search, Civil Engineering
Activity Spotlight: Design and create a new Barrel Bridge to cross the River
Web Activity Tool: Design/Draw/Paint - Kloudz
Lesson 24: Splash Mountain
Activities: Who is Brer Rabbit?; Uncle Remus stories; Colorful Bayou; What is a tar baby?; 70 Years of Disney Song of the South; The Reconstruction Period; Songs of the Movie “Song Of The South”
Activity Spotlight: Explore “Song of the South”: The film Disney Does Not want you to see.
Web Activity Tool: Video Search – iTools/YouTube Video Search
Lesson 25: Big Thunder Mountain Railroad®
Activities: Gold rush; Mapping our route; Hydraulic mining; James Polk; Pyrite-What’s that?
Activity Spotlight: Chocolate Chip Mining for cookies and chips
Web Activity Tool: Bookmarking – LiveBinders
Lesson 26: The Hall of Presidents
Activities: Road to the White House; President for a day; American History through the Presidents lens; Design a new one dollar bill
Activity Spotlight: TV Kids News: Make a 10-minute video on President For A Day
Web Activity Tool: Infographics - Easel.ly
Lesson 27: Liberty Square Riverboat
Activities: Steamboats of the Mississippi; Adventures of Huckleberry Finn; Discover the mighty Mississippi; Building a steamboat paddle wheeler; Build a model steam engine-ADD THIS ACTIVITY
Has anyone eery built a steam-powered warship for the US Military/Navy?.
Activity Spotlight: Explore the Mighty…Muddy…Mississippi and how the Native Americans and traders used the river.
Web Activity Tool: Search/Research – http://www.ask.com - Interactive Steam Engine
Lesson 28: Haunted Mansion®
Activities: The Ghost Host; Doom Buggies; Museum of the Weird; Understanding “Inferencing; Design your legacy on a Tombstone; Design a Deluxe Suite, in the Haunted Mansion for guests to stay in overnight
Activity Spotlight: Build a model of the “Peppers Ghost” to demonstrate the dancing ghost effect;
Web Activity Tool: Create an Infographic – Piktochart - How does “Peppers Ghost” work?
Lesson 29: Prince Charming Regal Carrousel
Activities: Carousels and Jousting; Kings and Queens; Princess and Dragons; Dragon Activities; Who is Prince Charming?; Myths and Legends; What is the Feudal system?; Would you rather be the President or a King?
Activity Spotlight: Design and Create a Mythical Creature
Web Activity Tool:Draw/Design/Paint - DrawIsland
Lesson 30: Mickey's PhilharMagic
Activities: What is 3D?, What is 4D?; A family of Instruments; Music Games; Acapella Fun; Ball droppings, What type of musics do I like?
Activity Spotlight: Design a new musical instrument for the year 2020
Web Activity Tool: Musical Instruments - Virtual Musical Instruments
Lesson 31: t's a small world
Activities: Mary Blair; Audio-animatronic dolls; Creating Meaningful, Global Connections; Connecting the World; Global Learning; Who are the Sherman Brothers?; Making Birds Nest Soup
Activity Spotlight: Design and tell a story for the new interactive queue at “it’s A Small World” attraction
Web Activity Tool: Global Collaborations – ePals- Friendship Through Education
Lesson 32: The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
Activities: Pooh-Tigger and Eeyore; What is Eeyore always so sad? What is Tiger always so cheerful?; Who is a.a. Milne?; Lost in the woods; Pooh email; Write a new chapter for the New Pooh book; Design a new Interactive Animatronic “Design a “Winnie The Pooh Bear” toy, that walks and talks
Activity Spotlight: Compare and contrast all of the Pooh main characters: Winnie-the-Pooh, Christopher Robin, Piglet, Eeyore, Kanga, Roo, Rabbit, Tigger
Web Activity Tool: Communication - Winnie-the-Pooh MadLib
Lesson 33: Mad Tea Party
Activities: Who is Lewis Carrol? ; A trip to Wonderland; Queen of Hearts ; My UnBirthday; Down the rabbit hole; How is Professor Randy Pauch connected to the attraction Tea Cups?; Why are there gears in the Tea?; Gears and cogs
Activity Spotlight: Answer the questions: Why is the Mad Hatter, Mad?; Why is the Queen of Hearts, Heartless?; Why is Grumpy, Grumpy?
Web Activity Tool: Search/Research - Where Is Wonderland?
Lesson 34: Seven Dwarfs Mine Train
Activities: Physics of coasters; How coasters work; Coaster Thrills; Design a coaster; How did the Imagineers design and build the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train attraction?, Build a model paper coaster; Why is the “Evil Queen” evil; Why are the “Wicked Queen,” wicked?,
Activity Spotlight: What are the jobs of each of the seven dwarfs?
Web Activity Tool: Research – WolframAlpha – Roller Coasters
Lesson 35: The Barnstormer
What is a Barnstormer?; Wiseacre Farm, Activities; Grandma Farm; Who were the “Barnstormers?; Flying Circus; Wing walkers; Up and Away; Aviation Pioneers; Who was Wiley Post?
Activity Spotlight: Design and create a paper bi-plane for the future
Web Activity Tool: Creativity/Make/Build - How to Make the Fastest Paper Airplane
Lesson 36: Dumbo the Flying Elephant
Activities: Dumbo and the political System; Was Dumbo an African or Asian elephant?; Design a trunk; How do engineers help animals?; How do elephants hear, feel, taste, and smell?; Biomedical engineers
Activity Spotlight: Discover how engineers can help a Penguin
Web Activity Tool: Research/Search – How Could an Elephant Fly?
Lesson 37: Enchanted Tales with Belle
Activities:Words-Math-Sentence; Creating word problems; Cover stories; Character development; My new character; Maurice’s weather vane
Activity Spotlight: Design a cover and character for a new book
Web Activity Tool: Design/Draw - Book Cover Design - Tips and Inspiration
Lesson 38: Under the Sea ~ Journey of The Little Mermaid
Activities: Building a food web under the sea; Fish out of water; Designing a public service announcement to save the oceans.
Activity Spotlight: Diversity of ocean life-Help students understand how fragile that diversity is.
Web Activity Tool: Creativity - Build-a-Fish-Shedd Aquarium
Lesson 39: Peter Pan's Flight
Activities: The Science of shadows; Thinking happy thoughts; Tinkerbell Venn diagram;
Design and build your own fairy house.
Activity Spotlight: Brainstorm reasons why Tinkerbell is angry all the time.
Web Activity Tool: Writing/Communication - Inside Out Writing Activity
Lesson 40: Astro Orbiter
Activities: Balloon Powered Rockets; Space Pictionary; Design a “Space Game”
Activity Spotlight: Blast off with your food.
Web Activity Tool: Gaming/Code - Scratch
Lesson 41: Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin
Activities: Astro Blasters; Space Station Research; NASA FoilSim; Solar system
Activity Spotlight: An asteroid that is one mile wide is going to crash into the earth in 30 days. Design a system to stop the asteroid, so it does not hit the earth.
Web Activity Tool: Disney Pixar Lesson Plans & Learning Resources
Lesson 42: Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor
Activities: Static Electricity Power; When joking becomes teasing; Monster Mash.
Activity Spotlight: Exploring the different characteristics that a monster can have
Web Activity Tool: LessonPlanet - Monsters Inc Lesson Plans & Worksheets by Teachers
Lesson 43: Tomorrowland Speedway
Activities: Drive a NASCAR; Simulators; Design a car for 2020; Cars of the future; F1 Racing Tour
Activity Spotlight: Build a Rocker Racer car
Web Activity Tool: STEM/STEAM - STEM Car Crash Project
Lesson 44: Space Mountain
Activities: Mars Thinking Web; NASA spin-offs; Rover Races; Imaginary Martians; Mars Landing Pod Design
Activity Spotlight: How to control a Mars Rover from space
Web Activity Tool: Mars Rover Game-Mars Rover drivers wanted to explore Mars
Lesson 45: Tomorrowland Transit Authority PeopleMover
Activities: Progress City Transportation; The future of Energy;
Activity Spotlight: Design your own Progress City.
Web Activity Tool: A Mass-Transit Proposal To Connect A City Using Aerial Gondolas
Lesson 46: Walt Disney's Carousel of Progress
Activities: Our own personal Carousel of Progress.; Changing our views on work and progress.;
Activity Spotlight: Building an electric house.
Web Activity Tool: Search/Research - What will the house of the future be like? Design competition
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