Visual Arts 18: Buddhist Sand Mandala

Meet the Buddhist monks who create intricate, beautiful, and temporary art using sand. See what it takes to create a "sand mandala." Learn about the Tibten Buddhist faith, and why the impermanence of the art is a key reason for creating it. The story features Buddhist monks from the Dalai Lama's Drepung Gomang monastery who created a world peace sand mandala over three days on the campus of Webster University in St. Louis.

Student Tools

Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet

Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity--Video Reflection

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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