Dinosaurs And The Modern Day Hunters Guide To Presentation
Computer Lab Guide of ways to present your information
Present the informationyou have found in yourresearch on Dinosaurs andPaleontologists.You might want to make aPowerPoint slideshow withtext, photos and graphics.The following slides willgive you some ideas howto make that slideshowexciting.
The Mystery of the Ankylosaurus http://www.sdnhm.org/archive/kids/dinosaur/ankylosaur.htmlThis slideshow can be found on the Dinosaur Dig Website.This is a great example of how a series of pictures can tell a story, with a fewtext slides every now and then filling in more details.To make similar presentation you could use Photo Story 3 or PowerPoint.Draw your pictures in Paint or Artrage, save them.
This animation uses Picturesonly.Create a similar animation inPowerPoint, or MovieMaker.Create your pictures in Paint orArtrage.Or create them in PowerPoint asa Visual Diorama (see next slide).You will need to set the timing tomake the slides move quickly. http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/education/exp lorations/tours/fossil/5to8/Intro.html
Insert a background photo and then add graphics thathave no backgrounds on them.Create an animated story with several slides moving thegraphics slightly to give the impression of movement.
This video presents only themost important informationbut tells us everything weneed to know in an overview.Make something similar usingphotos, graphics and a voiceover.Do this inMovieMaker, PowerPoint or http://video.nationalgeographic.com/vPhoto Story 3. ideo/player/science/prehistoric-world- sci/dinosaurs-101-sci.html
Watch this video ‘White Tip’s Journey’.It tells a story about a dinosaur and you are learning lots of facts at the same time.You could make something similar using photos, graphics and a voice over.You can do this in MovieMaker, PowerPoint or Photo Story 3. http://video.go ogle.com/video play?docid=- 5881904269847 840506
Try this Quiz; Identify which is a dinosaur or not.Make a quiz like this using PowerPoint and hyperlink youranswers.Highlight the text or object, press Ctrl – K.Click on ‘Place in this document.’Click on the Slide you want to link to.Click OK.
Watch this Youtube movie.This catchy song tells the story about thedifferent types of dinosaurs.You could do the same, turn your writing intoa song, make the words fit a tune like ‘OldMacDonald’ or ‘The Wheels on the bus’.Or create your own original tune. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0F OZ0-VpcURecord it as a musical track to play.Or add to a slideshow in PowerPoint orPhoto Story.
http://www.funorama.com/drawrex.htmlLearn how to draw thisdinosaur at Funorama.Draw it on paper first and thentry to draw it in Paint andArtrage.Don’t forget to save it so youcan use it in your finalpresentation.Look at the other file ‘How todraw dinosaurs’ in your folder.
Dinosaur Dig Website. http://www.sdnhm.org/kids/dinosaur/ankylosaur.htmlBerkeley http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/education/explorations/tours/fossil/5to8/Intro.htmlNational Geographic http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/player/science/prehistoric-world-sci/dinosaurs-101-sci.htmlDinosaur Planet‘Google Video’ http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-5881904269847840506Dinosaur Song ‘Youtube’ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0FOZ0-VpcULearn how to draw dinosaurs http://www.funorama.com/drawrex.htmlArtrage, free downloadable art programme http://artrage.com/
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