Organisms & Environment Video Posters – App Lesson

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.

  • Science Today Screenshot
  • Science Today Screenshot
  • Science Today Screenshot
  • Science Today Screenshot
  • Science Today Screenshot
  • Science Today Screenshot
  • Science Today Screenshot
  • Science Today Screenshot
  • Science Today Screenshot
  • Science Today Screenshot

Step 2: Students will take notes on how their animals interacts with the environment in the Pages app.

  • Pages Screenshot
  • Pages Screenshot
  • Pages Screenshot
  • Pages Screenshot
  • Pages Screenshot
  • Pages Screenshot
  • Pages Screenshot
  • Pages Screenshot
  • Pages Screenshot
  • Pages Screenshot
  • Pages Screenshot
  • Pages Screenshot
  • Pages Screenshot
  • Pages Screenshot

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.

  • ShowMe Interactive Whiteboard Screenshot
  • ShowMe Interactive Whiteboard Screenshot
  • ShowMe Interactive Whiteboard Screenshot
  • ShowMe Interactive Whiteboard Screenshot
  • ShowMe Interactive Whiteboard Screenshot

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.

  • Glogster - Multimedia Posters Screenshot
  • Glogster - Multimedia Posters Screenshot
  • Glogster - Multimedia Posters Screenshot
  • Glogster - Multimedia Posters Screenshot
  • Glogster - Multimedia Posters Screenshot
  • Glogster - Multimedia Posters Screenshot
  • Glogster - Multimedia Posters Screenshot
  • Glogster - Multimedia Posters Screenshot
  • Glogster - Multimedia Posters Screenshot
  • Glogster - Multimedia Posters Screenshot

Inspired by Santana Gemini