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Animation Basics: The Option Illusion of Motion

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
From creating simple flip books to watching Saturday morning cartoons, we have all experienced the magic of animation. But how is it that a series of still images can be brought to life? It all has to do with the speed at which our brain...
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A Cinematic Journey Through Visual Effects

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
George Méliès realized in the early days of cinema that, "Films have the ability to capture dreams." From classic movies like A Trip to the Moon, The Lost World, and Metropolis, to more modern marvels like Blade Runner, Jurassic Park,...
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The Fundamental Theorems of Calculus

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Are your calculus pupils aware that they are standing on the shoulders of giants? This lesson provides a big picture view of the connection between differential and integral calculus and throws in a bit of history, as well. Note: The...
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The Golden Age of Hollywood

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Did movies save America during the Great Depression? Or did the Great Depression save movies? Learn more about the Golden Age of Hollywood with a video that covers the five major film studios, the colorization of big budget movies, and...
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Moonlight

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences awarded its 2017 Best Picture award to Moonlight, which was written and directed by Barry Jenkins. The tender exploration of expectations for black men, contrasted with the reality of...
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October 6, 1889 - 1st Motion Picture

For Students 7th - 8th
In this writing prompt worksheet, students learn that October 6, 1889 was the day Thomas Edison showed the first motion picture using a Kinetoscope. Students write about whether they think the invention was the most important invention...
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Simple Rocket Science

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students demonstrate Newton's Third Law of Motion. They discuss the history of rockets, observe how a rocket works, and draw a picture and write an explanation of the balloon experiment.
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The First African American Regiment

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Young historians examine a memorial sculpture of the first African American regiment in the Civil War, and then compare how the experiences of the regiment are portrayed in letters and poetry, as well as in the motion picture, Glory. 
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The Birth of the Feature Film

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
A film history video examines how Thomas Edison, George Eastman, and the major film companies formed the Motion Picture Patents company (MPPC) and created a monopoly that controlled the production, distribution, exhibition of films. In...
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Force and Motion Project

For Teachers 9th - 10th
In this force and motion worksheet, students create a picture book and answer 7 questions on force and 12 questions on motion. There are 4 extra credit questions.
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The First Movie Camera

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
The second episode in a playlist on the history of film focuses on the role the Kinetograph and the Kinetoscope played in film history. The video also includes information about the contributions of scientists, Vaudeville performers, and...
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Music of My Heart

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view and discuss the movie, Music of the Heart. They compare/contrast two versions of the song, Music of My Heart, identify characteristics of heroes, and sing the song, Music of My Heart.
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Movies for a Nickel! The Nickelodeon

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students identify and participate in this activity to identify and learn about the early history of the film industry, and consider the impact of movies on society ever since. Then they use the websites listed to study various aspects of...
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Celebrating Black History Month

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create a PowerPoint presentation using graphics, text, and animation. They are shown how to do slide transition, and create slides. Students create a PowerPoint presentation celebrating Black History Month. They are shown how...
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Ohio Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 8th
After selecting State Unit Studies and choosing Ohio, you'll find a plethora of information on The Buckeye State. There's an information sheet, an Ohio state map, and several sheets that detail the capital, flag, flower, bird, tree,...
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Bill Robinson: Mr. Bojangles

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Mr. Bojangles was born just after slavery was abolished and became one of the most beloved entertainers of his time. Explore key vocabulary, the life of an African-American entertainer, and the impact of the Harlem Renaissance on...
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Ohio Challenge

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Ohio history and facts worksheet, students respond to 10 multiple choice questions that require them to exhibit what they know about the state.
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The Year and Seasons

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Turn your classroom into a live demonstration of how the earth and sun interact to create the four seasons. Using a globe, a light source, and a series of constellation cards, super scientists discover how the motion of these...
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Basketball - Hoops - Team Sports 2

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Hoopsters! Looking for something to use to teach your hoopsters a bit about the game of basketball? Use this very comprehensive PowerPoint to teach everything from the history of the sport, to skill techniques, to game plays. Included...
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Film Viewing Guide for the movie “Glory” (1998)

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Check out this simple, ready-to-use worksheet that your young historians can complete as they watch the motion picture Glory. It begins with a very brief list of characters to track, followed by seven short-answer questions to be...
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Having Fun: Leisure and Entertainment at the Turn of the 20th Century

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Pupils inquire about the history of enterntainment and flim. The development of the modern industry of entertainment is done from reflecting upon its roots and background. The discussion is leading to answering how Americans have...
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SPEECHES TO INTRODUCE

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Pupils create multimedia speeches of introduction which focus on women and Hispanics. They introduce their famous person and, using a video camera, video tape their speeches. 
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Animation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students describe what ways did the motion picture industry influence American lifestyle in the 1920's? They evaluate the role of motion pictures in people's lives leading up to the Great Depression.
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4-H Photography Intermediate Activity Pages

For Students 7th - 10th
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...