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Manipulating Digital Images
High schoolers work with pre-loaded images as well as with a digital camera to manipulate digital images. At the end of the lesson plan, they analyze and write about their work using complete sentences, correct grammar, and spelling. For...
9th - 12th Technology & Engineering
Sea Lions, Tigers, and Bears, Oh My, Research Can Be Fun
Digital pictures from a field trip to the zoo launch a research unit for 3rd through 6th graders. Over 6 weeks, your young researchers develop skills at locating information from various resources -- with keyword searches, in magazines...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
Explore how photographs can represent a whole story to a viewer. Middle schoolers work on narrative writing techniques in this activity, focusing on photographs from the New York Times to write first-person descriptive narratives....
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
4-H Photography Intermediate Activity Pages
Photography is the focus of this 4-H photography worksheet. Learners examine the history of the camera, complete a photography service project, discover careers in photography, and determine their photography skill level. They complete a...
7th - 10th 21st Century Skills
4-H Photography Advanced Activity Pages
Three pages of photography activities will help your 4-H members work on the advanced life skill of "Communicating." Activities include a checklist of projects, a timeline of the history of the camera, a graphic organizer for reflection,...
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills
4-H Photography Beginning Activity Pages
Activate interest in photography with these beginning activity pages! Learners build their own pinhole cameras, fill in a crossword puzzle about camera equipment, complete a service project, and research careers. This resource is...
6th - 9th 21st Century Skills
What would Monet do with a digital Camera?
Learners take ditigal pictures of any subject. Using Photoshop Elements, students organize and save their pictures. They edit the pictures using a Paint Dabs filter. Learners discuss their photographs and how photography influenced the...
2nd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Photography and the National Park Service
During the 1800s the United States was expanding westward; land was there for the taking. Kids explore how some early photographers used their photography to influenced the US Congress to save areas like Mirror Lake. They complete a...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Photography in the Industrial Work Place - Activity 1
Students capture the industrial workplace environment through photography in this three day introductory lesson provided by Oregon Public Broadcasting. This lesson requires a field trip and photography equipment.
9th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
Why do some people alter or manipulate the photos they post online? Students explore this practice with discussion and various sources, including several case studies, while considering artistry, journalism, and audience. Complete with...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
What Cameras See That Our Eyes Don't
Cameras are amazing tools that enhance the way we see the world. From capturing time-lapse footage of seeds sprouting or seasons changing, to high-speed photography showing a bullet crashing through its target, cameras allow us to see...
3 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable