On Thursday, December 4, 2009, third graders finished their model of their Roman Town. Each group had the opportunity to share their designs and knowledge with the rest of the class.
There will be an exhibit of all the Virginia and Maryland schools that participated on the AIS (Architecture in the Schools) program.
Friday, January 8, 2010 / 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Virginia Tech's WAAC
Washington-Alexandria Architecture Consortium
1001 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
(near the intersection of Patrick and Prince Streets)
On Thursday, November 26, 2009, students learned about the importance of landscape design when planning a city. Students used foam pieces to add trees and plants to their town.
On Thursday, November 19, 2009, Chad Barrington and Scott Matties (volunteer architects) presented a lesson on roads, bridges, aqueducts and Roman baths. Third graders incorporated these architectural elements to their Roman town model.
On Thursday, November 12, 2009, Mr. Godwins' class learned about The Greek Classical Orders (Doric, Ionic and Corinthian). Students also learned about Ancient Roman and Greek fashion and their homes. Students made a scale model of the Roman Coliseum and of Roman houses.