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Amon Carter Online Projects

Take your students to nineteenth-century Texas, Antarctica, the American West, and elsewhere without leaving your classroom! Visit the Amon Carter’s online teaching resources for images, information on artworks and artists, discussion questions, and classroom activities for all grade levels tied to state and national standards.

Titlesort descending Format Audience Topics
Science Verse Book Elementary (K-5) Language Arts, Science, Storytime
Screenprinting: An American Art Form (VHS) Audio-Visual High School (9-12), College/Adult Art of the West, Printmaking, Art Ed/Museum Ed
Secret Knowledge: Rediscovering the Lost Techniques of the Old Masters Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) Art Surveys
See and Say: A Picture Book in Four Languages Book Elementary (K-5) Art Ed/Museum Ed
See for Yourself: A Day at the Art Institute of Chicago (VHS) Audio-Visual High School (9-12), College/Adult, Middle School (6-8) Art Ed/Museum Ed
Seen Art? Book Elementary (K-5) Art Ed/Museum Ed, Language Arts, Storytime
Self, Family, and Community-Images from the Art Institute of Chicago Kit Elementary (K-5) Art Surveys
Self-Taught Artists of the Twentieth Century Kit College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Surveys, Multicultural Topics
Seth Eastman: Painting the Dakota (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West, Multicultural Topics
Seven Blind Mice Book Elementary (K-5) Art Ed/Museum Ed, Language Arts, Storytime
Shadow Play: Making Pictures with Light and Lenses Book Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) Photography, Science
Shakespeare in Harlem, 1930-1950 Kit High School (9-12), College/Adult, Middle School (6-8), Elementary (K-5) Multicultural Topics
Sheeler, Charles RED TULIPS 1925 Poster College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1900-1945), Picturing America Resource, Science
Sid Richardson Collection of Western Art: the Works of Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art of the West, Artist Biography, Charles M. Russell, Frederic Remington
Sights Once Seen: Daguerreotyping Fremont's Last Expedition Through the Rockies Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West, Art Surveys, Photography
Singular Moments: Photographs from the Amon Carter Museum Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) Photography
Sister Wendy's American Collection: Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas (VHS) Audio-Visual High School (9-12), College/Adult, Middle School (6-8) Art Surveys, Art Ed/Museum Ed
Sister Wendy's American Collection: Los Angeles County Museum of Art (VHS) Audio-Visual High School (9-12), College/Adult, Middle School (6-8) Art Surveys, Multicultural Topics, Art of the West, Art Ed/Museum Ed
Sister Wendy's American Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (VHS) Audio-Visual High School (9-12), College/Adult, Middle School (6-8) Art Surveys, Multicultural Topics, Art Ed/Museum Ed
Sister Wendy's American Collection: The Art Institute of Chicago (VHS) Audio-Visual High School (9-12), College/Adult, Middle School (6-8) Art Surveys, Multicultural Topics, Art Ed/Museum Ed
Sister Wendy's American Collection: The Cleveland Museum of Art (VHS) Audio-Visual High School (9-12), College/Adult, Middle School (6-8) Art Surveys, Multicultural Topics, Art Ed/Museum Ed
Sister Wendy's American Collection: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (VHS) Audio-Visual High School (9-12), College/Adult, Middle School (6-8) Art Surveys, Multicultural Topics, Art Ed/Museum Ed
Sitting Bull Book Elementary (K-5) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Multicultural Topics, Storytime
Sky Tree: Seeing Science Through Art Book Elementary (K-5) Language Arts, Science
Smith, Erwin E. DAY HERDER WITH THE JA OUTFIT OVERLOOKING A FORK OF THE RED RIVER AND TAKING THINGS EASY, JA RANCH, TEXAS 1908 Poster College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1900-1945), Art of the West, Photography, Texas History
Smith, Erwin E. FRANK SMITH WATERING HIS HORSE, CROSS-B RANCH, CROSBY CO., TEXAS ca. 1909 Poster College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) Art of the West, Photography, Storytime, Texas History
So Many Circles, So Many Squares Book Elementary (K-5) Math, Photography, Science, Storytime
Spirit Poles and Flying Pigs: Public Art and Cultural Democracy in American Communities Book College/Adult 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art Surveys, Multicultural Topics, Sculpture
Squeaking of Art: The Mice Go to the Museum Book Elementary (K-5) Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art Surveys, Language Arts, Storytime
Stanley, John Mix OREGON CITY ON THE WILLAMETTE RIVER ca. 1852 Poster Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1800-1865), Art of the West, Multicultural Topics
Steichen, Edward STEHLI SILK DESIGN 1926 Poster College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1900-1945), Photography
Stieglitz on Photography: His Selected Essays and Notes Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Artist Biography, Photography
Story Painter: The Life of Jacob Lawrence Book Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Artist Biography, Language Arts, Multicultural Topics, Picturing America Resource, Storytime
Stuart Davis: Graphic Work and Related Paintings with a Catalogue Raisonne - the Prints Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Printmaking
Stuart, Gilbert GEORGE WASHINGTON 1796 Poster College/Adult, Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 18th Century and Earlier, Art Ed/Museum Ed, Picturing America Resource
Stuart, Gilbert THE SKATER (Portrait of William Grant) 1782 Poster Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 18th Century and Earlier, Picturing America Resource, Science
Survey of American Painting from the National Gallery of Art Kit High School (9-12), College/Adult Art Surveys
Take 5 Art Prints: Murals Kit Middle School (6-8), Elementary (K-5) Art Surveys
Take a Look Around: Photography Activities for Young People Book Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) Art Ed/Museum Ed, Photography
Talking with Tebe: Clementine Hunter Book Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) 19th Century (1866-1899), 20th Century (1900-1945), Artist Biography, Language Arts, Multicultural Topics, Storytime
Tar Beach Book Elementary (K-5) Multicultural Topics
Teacher's Guide on Murals from the Take 5 Collection Kit Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Surveys
Teaching American History With Art Masterpieces Kit Middle School (6-8), Elementary (K-5) Art Surveys
Teaching Art with Books Kids Love: Art Elements, Appreciation, and Design with Award-Winning Books Book Elementary (K-5), Middle School (6-8) Art Ed/Museum Ed, Language Arts
Teachings of Nature Book Elementary (K-5), High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) Multicultural Topics, Science
telling Images: Stories in Art from the Art Institute of Chicago Kit Middle School (6-8), Elementary (K-5) Art Surveys
Texas Modern: The Story of the Fort Worth Circle (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12) 20th Century (1900-1945), 20th Century (1946-1999), Art Ed/Museum Ed, Art of the West, Texas History
Texian Iliad: A Military History of the Texas Revolution, 1835-1836 Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) 19th Century (1800-1865)
The Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Taking Great Photos Book College/Adult, High School (9-12) Photography
The American Experience: Surviving the Dust Bowl (VHS) Audio-Visual College/Adult, High School (9-12), Middle School (6-8) 20th Century (1900-1945), Art of the West, Picturing America Resource, Science