Description: This app lesson will develop middle school students’ understanding of how animals grow, live, and interact with their environments.
Instructional Objective: Students will research information about animals and create informational videos on how these animals interact with their environment, posting their videos to an interactive poster.
Step 1: Students will read an article from Science Today on an animal.
Step 2: Students will take notes on how their animals interacts with the environment in the Pages app.
Step 3: Students will create an informative whiteboard presentation utilizing pictures, text, and drawings about their animal, its life cycle, and how it interacts with its environment in the ShowMe Interactive Whiteboard app.
Step 4: Students will then use Glogster – Multimedia Posters to create their own interactive posters on the ecosystems of their animals. Students will then embed a hyperlink to their ShowMe Interactive Whiteboard presentation in their Glogster interactive posters.
Inspired by Santana Gemini