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Solar car wiki pages

  1. 1. An integrated lesson by Jason Smith
  2. 2. <ul><li>Students should be familiar with creating wiki pages </li></ul><ul><li>Students should be familiar with flip cameras and digital cameras </li></ul><ul><li>Students should be able to upload all of these files to a wiki page </li></ul><ul><li>Students should be familiar with Inspiration or other web-making sofware. </li></ul><ul><li>This mini-unit should be completed after a unit on alternative sources of energy. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Students will learn the benefits of solar energy and solar powered cars </li></ul><ul><li>Students will build their own solar cars from a kit </li></ul><ul><li>Students will be able to create a multi-media web page to teach others about their car and their learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will learn to give feedback to others on their work. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will use peer feedback to improve their own work. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Solar Car kits </li></ul><ul><li>Laptops </li></ul><ul><li>Wikispaces account </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Camera </li></ul><ul><li>Flip Camera </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Connection </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Create a template for the students’ wiki pages that you want them to create about their car. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Picture of car </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Energy chain of car using Inspiration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Video of car moving </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paragraph explaining how the car works </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5 facts about solar cars that they find through research. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>References of where students found 5 facts. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Have students build the solar car. You may have to do it step by step with them so they don’t make any unfixable mistakes  </li></ul><ul><li>This will take about 1 hour of class time. </li></ul><ul><li>Have the students take a digital picture of their completed car and save it to their hard drive or a flash drive so they can upload it later to their wiki page. </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Make videos of cars moving </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Take the class outside on a sunny day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have them take turns creating a flip video of their car working. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>When you go back inside have the kids save their video to their flash drive or personal account. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>They will upload these to a wiki page later . </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Show the students how to create their new page and where to find the template for their page. </li></ul><ul><li>Go over the requirements for the page and show some examples (if possible) of a completed page. </li></ul><ul><li>Allow the students to get started on their wiki pages. </li></ul><ul><li>Students will need three class periods to complete all of the work on their wiki </li></ul><ul><li>pages. </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Wiki page Rubric Click here </li></ul>

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