Biome Movies

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Collaborative Learning | Adaptation Level

Subject: Science

Objectives

  • Students will learn about various biomes around the world.
  • Students will make movies about the biome that they choose to research.

Procedure

  • Students will learn about six different biomes, three forests and three bodies of water.
  • Students will use the Internet to research about these biomes.
  • Students will write scripts for their biome movies.
  • Students will film their biome movies.
  • A group of older students came in to teach the class iMovie while helping them edit their movies.
  • Movies were shown to the whole school during a school wide celebration of learning.

Technology Present

  • Computers
  • Internet access
  • iMovie or Movie Maker
  • Video Camera
  • Tripod

Grade Level: 3-5

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Video Reference Number: 1071

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