Lesson Plan

#### Make a Pinhole Camera

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce your class to photography by asking them to construct their own pinhole cameras. After putting together their own devices, pupils take and develop pictures and analyze the results. The plan provides step-by-step instructions...
Lesson Plan

#### The Camera Obscura

For Teachers 7th - 9th
You can create a camera with even the most unassuming materials. Learners view photographs and talk about the art. Some background information is included about the camera obscura for you to present before individuals make their own...
Handout
ProCon

#### Police Body Cameras

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Should police officers wear body cameras? Scholars consider the question as they use the resource to conduct independent research about the debate topic. They read a brief background and peruse the main pros and cons about the issue....
Activity
Big Kid Science

#### Create a Milk Carton Camera to Observe the Eclipse!

For Students 3rd - 12th Standards
Step aside, fancy glasses... it's time to create a solar eclipse viewing camera of your own using nothing more than a milk carton.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### How Much Is That Camera in the Window?

For Teachers K - 4th
Students classify cameras by type and price. Analyzing newspaper ads, magazines, and catalogs, students compare kinds and brands of cameras. Excellent links and resources are also provided.
Activity
International Technology Education Association

#### Make a Pinhole Camera

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
With a little light and a lot of time, you can create some amazing images. This NASA-related task instructs pupils to build a pinhole camera. The lesson provides suggestions for different pictures to try with the pinhole camera and...
Lesson Plan
Bowland

#### Speed Cameras

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Do speed cameras help reduce accidents? Scholars investigate this question using a series of spreadsheet activities. Along the way, they learn about randomness, probability, and statistical analysis.
Assessment
Bowland

#### Security Camera

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Take an overall view of percentages. Pupils determine whether a shop owner's claim is correct about what percent of his shop is viewable from the installed security camera. Learners try to find whether there is a better location for the...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Lights, Camera, Action!

For Teachers K - 4th
Students explore various images and recognize that in order to make a visible image using a camera or using our eye, light is required. In small groups, they observe how the eyes respond to changes in light and record their observations...
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#### 5 Broken Cameras: How Storytellers Shape the Story

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
5 Broken Cameras, the award-winning documentary nominated for a 2013 Academy Award and winner of the Sundance 2012 Directors Award is the focus of a resource packet that includes a lesson plan, discussion guide, reading lists, background...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Camera Shots

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Understanding how visual codes such as long-shots, close-ups, and camera angles affect meaning helps prepare young filmmakers to plan their own productions. The concepts embedded could also be used to analyze photographs and paintings.
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Curated OER

#### Lights, Camera...Ticket...2

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students research the pros and cons of traffic light cameras that generate tickets and interview local city officials to see if they have considered this for the community. Students then prepare a panel to present the advantages and...
Lesson Plan
Illustrative Mathematics

#### Security Camera

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A different-than-normal problem that allows learners to practice their reasoning to find an answer. The problem bases itself off a graph drawing of a store that needs to install security cameras. The challenge is to find which placement...
Lesson Plan
Mathematics Assessment Project

#### Optimizing Coverage: Security Cameras

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Are you being watched? Class members determine where to place security cameras protecting a shop. They then evaluate their own and several provided solutions.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Making a Pinhole Camera

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students participate in a number of activities in order to study the history of photography and to examine the workings of a pinhole camera.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Lights, Camera....Ticket

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Using a variety of linked sites, students gather information about the pros and cons of traffic light cameras generating tickets. Students are encouraged to interview city officials. They prepare a presentation, and decide for themselves...
Assessment
Mathematics Assessment Project

#### Security Camera

For Students 6th Standards
Only you can prevent shoplifting. Class members use a given floor plan to investigate the placement of a security camera. They must incorporate knowledge of area and percents to complete the task.
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Camera Word Bingo!

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this camera word bingo worksheet, students practice reading their camera words from index cards in groups of four or more. Students shuffle their deck of index cards and call out one word at a time.
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Curated OER

#### Flip Camera Lesson: Louisiana Animal Adaptations

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students research and present information about Louisiana animal adaptations. For this animal adaptation and video camera lesson, students choose an animal from a teacher prepared list. They use the Internet to find five adaptations...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Analyzing Documentary Videos: “Great Bear Rainforest Remote Camera Project” British Columbia, Canada

For Teachers 5th Standards
Lights, camera, action! Viewers discuss a video about the Great Bear Rainforest Remote Camera Project. As they watch, they find the gist, determine the meaning of unknown words, and analyze the features of a documentary as an...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Kids With Cameras Make a Difference

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Students use cameras to take pictures of their community and create an exhibit to raise money. In this cameras lesson plan, students learn basic photography techniques and send their money to the "kids with cameras" project.
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Curated OER

#### Make a Pinhole Camera

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the ability of light to project images by making and using a pinhole camera.
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Curated OER

#### Making a Pinhole Camera #1

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students make a pinhole camera and see the effects of light travelling in straight lines have on images.
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Curated OER

#### Making a Pinhole Camera #2

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pupils make a pinhole camera and see the effects that light travelling in straight lines have on images.