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Create a digital animation of an invertebrate in a program that engages students in the natural world as they are guided through scientific investigations and animation production.
The program requires:
- two school visits with Field of Mars teachers
- approximately 3hrs of class time with the classoom teacher
- materials to create props such as clay and plasticine.
Field of Mars incursion - Day 1
Field of Mars teachers will guide students on an adventure in search of invertebrates in the gardens of your playground. Invertebrate collection equipment will be used to safely collect and examine the strange and unusual external features and behaviours of the invertebrates.
In the classroom
Self paced lessons to guide your class through invertebrate investigations and the steps to prepare for digital animation. Student activites include:
- invertebrate research
- preparing a script and storyboard
- creating props.
Field of Mars incursion - Day 2
Field of Mars teachers will guide your students through stop motion animation to create their digital animation. iPads and stands will be provided. Animations produced will be shared digitally.
Please note we also offer a one day Stage 1 program in animation - Animals animated. Students complete a scientific investigation, script, storyboard, make props and create the animation in a one day incursion.
Maximum 3 sessions per day
Maximum 2 classes per session
Field of Mars Reserve
East Ryde NSW 2112
telephone 02 9816 1298
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