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Seventh graders compare/contrast the life cycles of free-living organisms to that of parasites. They conduct Internet research, illustrate the stages of a specific organisms's life cycle, and direct and produce a mini-video production.
Students conduct career-based interviews. In this career education lesson, students research careers and interview career professionals to produce a video that features ins and outs of the career.
After researching the Greenland Space Science Symposium, curious thinkers create a PowerPoint or video presentation. They use the information they gathered to construct their presentation.
Students, in groups, create their first video production. The video shows students walking to school. They are to make smooth transitions between shots.
Children have rights! Exploring those rights and using media to express those rights is the focus of this Media Awareness Network lesson. Although some of the law links reflect the Canadian Articles of The Convention, the majority of the resources prove invaluable. Everything from how to create a visual essay to how to access project funding, from taking a position to positioning a camera shot. This lesson belongs in your curriculum library.
Learners role-play citizenship in the classroom to create a video about conflict resolution. In this conflict resolution lesson, students discuss conflict situations that could occur in their classroom. Learners then create videos of the situations and their possible resolutions.
Young scholars share their knowledge of bats. In this video production lesson, students use Internet and print resources to research information regarding bats. Young scholars prepare bat questions and answers, record them on video, and produce bat DVDs.
Eighth graders complete research on the American colonization and incorporate technology into their assessment activities. In this US history and technology lesson, 8th graders play a word play game using immigration and view a PowerPoint about America's diversity. Students use GPS devices to locate immigrant homelands and research an immigration group to create a wiki page.
Students discover the dangers posing our environment.  In this environmental awareness lesson, students investigate problems like global warming and pollution and discuss ways their generation can solve these issues.  Students research ideas using the Internet.
Students work in groups to identify a topic or issue that they feel passionate about and produce a short PSA for the topic. In this PSA lesson, students select an issue or social problem to research. Students create a video or a public service announcement for the issue.
Students research environmental issues through various Internet sites. In this technology-based activity, students write a one page summary of the research they have done on an environmental issue. Students use the Internet sites included in this lesson plan.
Learners study the Cold War. In this world history instructional activity, students research the Cold War on the Internet and create a mock newscast about the Cold War. Learners record the newscast by using a video camera.
Middle schoolers explore weather through an interview with a scientist.  In this weather lesson, students conduct weather research and then analyze an interview with a weather scientist. Middle schoolers prepare a multimedia presentation to share the work.
Students conduct political campaigns. In this campaign investigation lesson, students research political parties and political offices. Students choose an office to run for and create election videos that incorporate propaganda techniques.
Students research the events of a specific year of the Cold War. In this Cold War lesson, students investigate the causes of the Cold War and highlight the events of a particular year.  Students create a storyboard and a video newscast presentation based on their research.
Seventh graders examine student exchange programs.  In this Current Events activity, 7th graders produce a website for viewers.  Students research the life of foreign exchange students. 
Students examine global issues. In this current events lesson, students use Internet research and interviews within their community to focus on 1 global issue in order to create a presentation regarding it.
Students analyze global issues. In this research skills lesson, students research selected global issues. Students create e-collages or digital videos that feature their selected issues.
Learners choose a Shakespearean play to reenact into a modern setting. In this Shakespeare lesson, students practice insulting each other using Shakespearean language. Learners watch Shakespeare plays and complete online research. Students decide on a Shakespeare play and scene to modernize and role play.
Students create digital portfolios. In this careers lesson, students conduct research and use digital tools so that they can plan and present multimedia presentations that feature their best work, their extracurricular activities, and their aspirations.

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