Stage 2 - Deciding on a project


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  • Stage 2 - Deciding on a project

    1. 1. Major Project Year 10 GCSE ICT Stage 1: Finding out & Generating ideas Stage 2: Deciding on ideas for projects Stage 3: Creating the project Stage 4: Presenting the finished project <ul><li>By the end of this stage, you should be able to… </li></ul><ul><li>find out what has already been produced </li></ul><ul><li>review information and resources in existence </li></ul><ul><li>developing new ideas and solutions </li></ul><ul><li>clarify gaps in knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>reflect on progress and plan out the next stage </li></ul><ul><li>select, summarise, give examples, select, reject, relate, separate, divide, categorise, compare, justify, predict, discuss, combine, organise, plan </li></ul>Env e Env onment the Environment
    2. 2. Possible Projects
    3. 5. where is ICT used? <ul><li>Carbon footprint </li></ul><ul><li>Cost of energy use </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(different appliances, normal/efficient) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>No.’s of extinct and endangered animals </li></ul><ul><li>Recycling amounts </li></ul><ul><li>Sea level rises </li></ul><ul><li>Car usage </li></ul><ul><li>Eco-money saving calculator </li></ul><ul><li>Household waste calculator </li></ul><ul><li>Raise awareness of issues </li></ul><ul><li>Global warming </li></ul><ul><li>Pollution </li></ul><ul><li>Sea-levels </li></ul><ul><li>Deforestation (rainforests) </li></ul><ul><li>Endangered animals </li></ul><ul><li>Solar panels </li></ul><ul><li>(or other environmentally friendly product, </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. organic veg ) </li></ul><ul><li>Eco-friendly cars </li></ul><ul><li>Recycling </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce energy usage/carbon footprint </li></ul><ul><li>Natural hazards </li></ul><ul><li>environmental statistics </li></ul><ul><li>renewable energy </li></ul><ul><li>recycling </li></ul><ul><li>how global warming works </li></ul><ul><li>how are we harming the planet? </li></ul><ul><li>how can we reduce environmental </li></ul><ul><li>problems? </li></ul><ul><li>eco-cars </li></ul><ul><li>how environmentally-friendly are you? </li></ul><ul><li>how a power station works </li></ul><ul><li>how much do you know about the </li></ul><ul><li>environment? </li></ul><ul><li>endangered animals </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental problems </li></ul><ul><li>(Pollution, sea-levels, global warming etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Carbon footprint </li></ul><ul><li>Renewable energy guide </li></ul><ul><li>Transport </li></ul><ul><li>Reducing electricity usage </li></ul><ul><li>Endangered species </li></ul><ul><li>Recycling </li></ul>Now and future calculations Greenpeace (or similar charity) Political Parties WWF Companies that sell these products Car manufacturer Government/Council Charity appeal Magazine supplement (special pull-out section in a newspaper or magazine) Leaflet from local council, charities, political groups quiz animations game Interactive information source, find things out by clicking on them DTP (magazine, brochure, leaflets) Multimedia (including on the web) Design (posters, adverts) Spreadsheets
    4. 6. <ul><li>who is the audience for your project? (who is it for?) </li></ul><ul><li>why do they want it? </li></ul><ul><li>what impact will it have? </li></ul><ul><li>what are the alternatives? Why is your idea better? </li></ul>
    5. 7. Skills Reflection
    6. 8. Open up you multimedia portfolio Remind yourself about your targets Which is the most important one?
    7. 9. teacher students
    8. 10. review your skills Learning Space (profile)
    9. 11. set yourself a goal what do you need to do to meet this goal? have you met your last goal? Learning Space (profile) I can create and use a grid in my design I can use the pen tool in RealDraw to draw out different shapes I can use a consistent colour scheme
    10. 12. Learning Space (blog) GCSE ICT which skill area(s) are you likely to choose for your major project? why? why not the others? this skill area(s) (check your multimedia portfolio)
    11. 13. Possible projects Your skills make a decision
    12. 14. Pick out 2 or 3 possible project ideas For each one, think about these points… <ul><li>what has already been produced that is </li></ul><ul><li>similar to this project idea? </li></ul><ul><li>what would I need to find out before I </li></ul><ul><li>could begin this project? </li></ul><ul><li>what areas could I possibly extend this </li></ul><ul><li>project into? </li></ul><ul><li>(if you have time then you could take your project in a different direction) </li></ul><ul><li>what skill area will it be in? </li></ul><ul><li>is this the skill area I am best at? </li></ul><ul><li>will this project fully allow me to show off </li></ul><ul><li>what I have learnt? </li></ul><ul><li>what is it about this project that I like? </li></ul><ul><li>what do I think this project will involve? </li></ul>
    13. 16. <ul><li>who is the audience for your project? (who is it for?) </li></ul><ul><li>why do they want it? </li></ul><ul><li>what impact will it have? </li></ul><ul><li>what are the alternatives? Why is your idea better? </li></ul>
    14. 17. Reading Images
    15. 18. Reading Images What is this? Why should we use them?