Stage 4: Science

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Stage 4

Quick Summary

This year 8 student created video reports on his science research into Mountain Biking. All done using StarTime’s My School Studio green screen and mobile technology.

Learning Outcomes

  • Students identify frame sizes and angles, and apply them in order to create meaning and emotional response from their audience.
  • Students research their topic and break the information down in a way that is compelling for an audience to watch – either through reports, re-enactments or interviews.
  • Students use film techniques and effects such overlay, slow motion and graphics to provide visual detail and explanations within their films.

21st Century Skills

  • Critical Thinking
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Creativity Thinking
  • Digital Literacy
  • Presenting to Camera / Drama

General Capabilities

Inquiring:
• Pose questions
• Identify and clarify information and ideas
• Organise and process information

Generating ideas, possibilities and actions:
• Imagine possibilities and actions
• Consider alternatives
• Seek solutions and put ideas into action

Reflecting on thinking and processes:
• Thinking about thinking
• Reflect on processes
• Transfer knowledge into new contexts

Analysing, synthesising and evaluating reasoning and procedures:
• Apply logic and reasoning
• Draw conclusions and design a course of action
• Evaluate procedures and outcomes

Syllabus Outcomes

EN1-1A
EN1-2A
EN1-6B
EN1-7B
EN1-8B
EN1-9B
EN1-10C
EN1-11D
EN1-12E

Unit of Work

Science Research

Time Required

1 day (5 hours)

Resources Required

• Scripts / Script writing resources and templates
• Crew and cast roles
• Rehearsal techniques
• Green screen / filming techniques and resources

Digital Technology

• iPads equipped with editing / music & filming software
• iPad mounts & tripods
• Sound equipment
• Lights
• Green screen(s)

Example Film