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Animation Fascination
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Peggy Finnegan Thomas Metcalf School Visual Art 2 nd 8 th grades Why Animation Easy to integrate Technology School Improvement Plan National Educational Technology Plan 21 st Century Skills ID: 477825 Download Presentation


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Animation Fascination

Peggy Finnegan

Thomas Metcalf SchoolSlide2

Visual Art 2nd

– 8

th gradesSlide3

Why Animation?

Easy to integrate


School Improvement Plan

National Educational Technology Plan

21st Century SkillsCreativity, critical thinking, collaboration, communicationVisual Arts standards26.B.3d: Demonstrate knowledge and skills to create 2- and 3-dimensional works and time arts (e.g. film, animation, video) that are realistic, abstract, functional and decorative.Slide4

Why Animation?



Humorous Phases of Funny Faces (1906)

J. Stuart




Examples of animations

Digital camera

Set to take photos at smallest resolution


card (at least 1G)Saves photos inside the cameraUSB cable or memory card readerUploads photos from the camera to the computerTripodHolds camera steadySet & Characters dolls, polymer clay, cardboard box, construction paper, printed imagesiLife

suite (







YouTube Animation Examples


Divide students into groups

Decide which content to animate and read or research ideas.

Create a storyboard to organize information

Stories: beginning, middle, end

Condensing info, summarizing most important partsWhat visual images or symbols are most important?Slide9

Storyboard SequenceSlide10


Create set, props, and characters



Take photos using the tripod, camera, and memory card.

TIPSTape set and tripod for stabilityDetermine lighting/flash issues Stress SMALL movements TAKE LOTS OF PICTURESUpload photos to iPhoto using USB cable or memory card reader.Slide11

Transfer files to iMovie

Jing demo of how to use


to animate photo files

This same link can be found on my blog under “iMovie animation demo”

Metcalf example

Anyone Can Learn!

Also can be seen on my blog:

Import music and titles



Click T button in

iMovie to view Titles menuWatch demo here (or on my blog)

Adding Garage Band (voice)



(it will start a new project)

Double click on the Microphone

Save file and click “create”Click Control menu to uncheck the MetronomeUse red circular record button to recordUse spacebar to stop and start playbackClick Share menu to share song to iTunesInsert song into iMovie as described earlierSlide15

Science Integration

Radon (by Martin)

Also can be seen on my blog:

Greek Mythology examples


and MedusaSlide17

Greek Mythology examples


and the MinotaurSlide18

Free online photo editing


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