Using the Elmo Document Camera to Explain Chromosomal Abnormalities Prepared by: Dawn L. Berkeley Parkdale High School STEP TEAM
OUTLINE I. Demonstration of ELMO Components and Setup II. The Objective III. The Assignment IV. Group Assignments V. ELMO created image
Teacher demonstration of ELMO components. ELMO Stage ELMO Camera
Teacher illustrating ELMO components, including LCD and laptop attachment along with set up
OBJECTIVE <ul><ul><ul><li>Students will use the ELMO document camera in order to complete a jigsaw activity that highlights chromosomal abnormalities found in humans. </li></ul></ul></ul>
The Assignment .... <ul><li>In groups, students were assigned to read a brief passage addressing chromosomal abnormalities. Each group was responsible for preparing a brief summary of the key concepts and their applications. </li></ul>#Slide 6
Group Assignments <ul><li>Group 1 – Characteristics/Definitions </li></ul><ul><li>Group 2 – Examples of Chromosomal Alterations </li></ul><ul><li>Group 3 – Non-disjunction/Aneuploidy </li></ul><ul><li>Group 4 – Examples of human disorders due to chromosomal abnormalities </li></ul>
Image of student workspace using the ELMO document camera. Students used post-it notes to record their answers. These post-it notes were then placed on a teacher-created template. The template was placed on the ELMO stage and the image was captured and saved in a .jpg file.