ArtsEdge is the Kennedy Center’s educational network with a free digital learning platform for arts education. These resources include lesson plans, guides, video clips and more.

Betye Saar

This PowerPoint presentation is suitable for grades 4–12 and provides information about this artist’s work during her six-decade career. Themes addressed include spirituality, prejudice, women’s issues and memory.

Ferenc Pavlics: Revolution to the Moon

For your S.T.E.A.M.-based history and social studies curricula, Ferenc Pavlics: Revolution to the Moon is an exclusive Scottsdale Arts documentary video and study guide narrated by Ferenc Pavlics, the lead design engineer of the Apollo Lunar Rover. This inspirational first-hand account begins by relaying Mr. Pavlics’ experience as a refugee escaping the violent 1956 Hungarian revolution and journey to the United States. Part II tells the incredible story of how Mr. Pavlics convinced NASA that a lunar roving vehicle could be constructed within the tight space, weight and time constraints to fly on Apollo 15 (subsequently 16 and 17) with his handmade, one-sixth-scale, remote-controlled model.

Ferenc Pavlics: Revolution to the Moon Video and Study Guide

How does a Museum Work: Who works there and what do they do?

This video, created by a consortium of museum educators from around the Valley, explores museum professions and features staff at Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art. Teachers can address Presenting standards in their classrooms. Accompanying lesson plans and worksheets will be added soon! The video is especially for 5th grade, but can be used in multiple grades.