Animation – Under the Sea

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  • Create an animated undersea scene
  • Include one swimming fish
  • Include one jiggling octopus

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  • Create an animal emerging from and returning to a blob of playdough

 Screen Shot 2015-11-05 at 10.06.56 pm  Green Screen by Do Ink ($4.49)

  • Combine your undersea scene and play dough creature.

Human Body Animations

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Create an animation to show us how a body part or body system works.

Here is J’Lee’s Digestive System animation.

Below are some examples created by students at other schools.

The Digestive System – RegWalsh

The Respiratory System – Tim Tootles

 

Introducing Animation

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Use iMotion Pro to create an animation of a tower.

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Animation and Drawing by Do Ink ($7.99)

 http://www.doink.com/tutorials-1/ 

Watch the first tutorial and create your own animation of a buzzing fly.

 

Watch the second tutorial and create your own animation of a buzzing fly.

 

Screen Shot 2015-11-05 at 10.06.56 pm  Green Screen by Do Ink ($4.49)

Use Green Screen by Do Ink to combine your tower and basketball animations.

Animation – Rolling Ball

Fold a sheet of green A3 paper in half to make a back drop.

iMotion

  • Use iMotion in manual mode to make a video of a play dough rolling across the scene.
  • Start  outside the shot, have the ball roll across the screen and then out of  the shot again.

This activity comes from http://www.ipadartroom.com/clay-mation/

Minecraft Comic Strips

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Power Out by Leon Duffy

From the iBooks store . . .

“Welcome to Cow Planet where the evil Dr Cowton has hatched a plan to unleash his Cow Ray and turn every living thing in the Universe into cows. Can the famous Astronauts Steve, Mark and David stop Dr Cowton and his diabolical plan.

This comic was created using Minecraft, Comic Life and Book Creator on an iPad by Leon Duffy from Carrigaline Educate Together National School. ”

>> You can download ‘Power Out’ by Leon Duffy from the iBooks Store

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Creating our own Comic Strips

  • Plan your story using the Seven Steps  planning guide.
  • Use Minecraft to create your images (take screenshots)
  • Use Strip Designer to make your comic.
  • Publish your comic strip, as an image, to our class blog.

Minecraft Comic

Rediscovered Animals

Imagining a Rediscovered Animal

Imagine a rediscovered animal of your own.

Why was it thought to be extinct?

What caused your animal’s population to almost disappear?

How was it rediscovered?

 Creating a Rediscovered Animal

Creature

Create a 3D model of your own  creature.

Materials

  • pipecleaners
  • joggle eyes
  • supertac

Creating a Habitat

Habitat

Use coloured paper to create your habitat.

You might need to use tabs to make your objects stand up.

Materials

  • cover paper
  • glue stick

Animal Facts

Complete a graphic organiser that includes the following information:

  • What is your animals name?
  • Where does it live?
  • What type of habitat does it live in?
  • What does it eat?
  • What are its prey?
  • What are its predators?
  • What does it look like?
  • Is it endangered?
  • What are the threats?
  • What are two interesting facts about your animal?

Animal Images 

Take a variety of photograph of your creature in its habitat.

Presentation

Create a shadow puppet presentation telling the story of your creatures near extinction and rediscovery.

Share your Work

Upload your presentation to your class blog.