Seven New Wonders of the World
In this course, students will learn about the New Seven Wonders of the World. This list which was formally created in 2001 was compiled from 200 suggested cites. We will learn about each wonder, its importance to time, and the world.
year old learners
US Grade Level
learners per class
45 minute class
This course will cover the New Seven Wonders of the World. Students will learn the who, what, when, where, why, and how of the Wonders of the World including why a New list was created. Through a combination of lecture and discussion students will begin to understand why these lists of "World Wonders" were created and why they are important today. We will discuss other places that could be included and why these locations were selected. The New Wonders of the World List includes: The Great...
This course is part of my opening lecture in my college-level art history course. These locations are all covered in the scope of art history. In years of teaching, I have found having an introduction that covers cultures and locations from around the world opens students up to a global perspective. This list was created recently but includes things on four continents. Getting students to consider location, culture, reason, and importance of these places allows them to begin opening up to what makes art art.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.