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Improving Math & Science Learning:
Something Fishy

Something Fishy

Lesson 4



Capturing Images of the Fish Study Project


Projected Time Required 

Two to Three Sessions

Objective

  • Students will learn to use the digital camera.
  • Students will learn to compile information and materials collected thus far.

Materials
  • Completed observation sheets
  • Completed fish charts
  • Completed fish murals
  • A digital camera
  • A computer

Procedure
  • The teacher introduces the digital camera and explains how it is different from a traditional camera.
  • The teacher demonstrates how to use the digital camera.
  • The teacher demonstrates how to download pictures from the digital camera onto the computer and insert them into Kid Pix files.
  • The students work in small groups and take turns using the camera to take pictures of their hand drawings, fish charts, and fish murals.

Assessment
  • Students will be able to use the digital camera with relative ease.
  • Students will be able to download pictures.


Author
Chrissy Koukiotis,
Teacher, PS1M, 
New York City Public Schools

Collaborator
Kathy Huey
Community School District Two Technology Staff Developer

Subjects
reading, social studies, technology

Class periods to complete: 12-14


Beginning Grade Level: 1
Ending Grade 
Level: 2

 

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