Forces of Nature

What's the safest place on Earth?

Plan

Key Dates:


1. Friday 10th May (A-day)

Science (80 mins)

- Research about the safest country in the world to choose a country that we are going to work on for IDU task.

Steps:

1. Go to library and check out a laptop (7 mins).

2. Come back to science room.

3. Log in and start researching about the safest country to live in (73 mins).

Resources:

- laptop

- internet

- science room

- library

- partner


Humanities (80 mins)

- Do two random current events.

- Research about the safest country to live in.

Steps:

1. Finish one current event then do the other one (25 mins).

2. Go up to the library (3 mins).

3. Log in and continue researching about the safest country to live in (52 mins).

Resources:

- tiger gloves (for RCE)

- humanities room

- projector

- humanities book

- pencil & eraser

- library

- computer

- internet

- research template

- partner



2. Saturday 11th May (no school)


3.Sunday 12th May (no school)


4.Monday 13th May (no school; King's birthday)


5.Tuesday 14th May (B-day)

Technology ( 90 mins)

- Work a little on Investigation.

- Draw/sketch up designs for the film.

Steps:

1. Log in and open up the blog (2 mins).

2. Tidy up Investigation section (40 mins).

3. Find a good template where we are going draw brief designs for the film (5 mins).

4. Follow Mr.Luke's instructions and make one brief design (15 mins).

5. Make one more design on our own (28 mins).

Resources:

- Mr.Luke's lab

- computer

- internet

- template to draw designs

- printer

- pencil & eraser

- partner


6.Wednesday 15th May (A-day)

Science (90 mins)

- Final research for the safest country to live in.

- Start finding information to fill out the research template.

Steps:

1. Go to library and log in (3 mins).

2. Choose the safest country (30 mins).

3. Start filling out the research template (57 mins).

Resources:


- library

- computer

- internet

- research template

- partner


Humanities (90 mins)

- Do a random current event.

- Continue working on the research template.

Steps:

1. Go up to library and log in (3 mins).

2. Do one current event (15 mins).

3. Fill out the research template (72 mins).

Resources:

- tiger gloves (for RCE)

- humanities room

- projector

- humanities book

- pencil & eraser

- library

- computer

- internet

- research template

- partner


7.Thursday 16th May (B-day)

Technology (90 mins)

- Make the final design.

- Work on blog posts.

Steps:

1. Log in and open up websites (3 mins).

2. Make our final design (67 mins).

3. Share jobs and work on Design and Plan to use time effectively (20 mins).

Resources:

- computer

- internet

- story-boarding templates

- printer

- partner


8.Friday 17th May (A-day)

Science (no class; off to watch MRISA volleyball games)


Humanities (45mins)

- Continue getting information for the research template (45mins).

Steps:

1. Go up to library and log in (3 mins).

2. continue filling out the research template (43 mins).

Resources:

- library

- computer

- internet

- research template

- partner


9.Saturday 18th May (no school)


10. Sunday 19th May (no school)


11. Monday 20th May (B-day)

Technology (60 mins)

- Go outside to film

Steps:

1. Log in and open up the websites that are needed (3 mins).

2. Ask Mr.Luke for permission and go out to film (55 mins).

3. Come back to classroom (2 mins).

Resources:

- computer

- internet

- permission

- Jinny's phone for camera

- partner


12. Tuesday 21st May (A-day)

Science (90 mins)

- Go out and continue filming.

Steps:

1. Get Ms.Bridget's permission (3 mins).

2. Go out and film (77 mins).

3. Come back and check if the film is okay (10 mins).

Resources:

- permission

- Jinny's phone for camera

- partner


Humanities (90 mins)

- Keep researching to have better information.

Steps:

1. Go to library and log in (3 mins).

2. Keep researching for better information that Mr.Jordan wants (87 mins).

Resources:

- library

- computer

- internet

- research template


13. Wednesday 22nd May (B-day)

Technology:

- Work on making the film; make the original music.

Steps:

1. Log in and get websites ready to use (3 mins).

2. Dina, working on the blog posts and Jinny, working on the music (50 mins).

3. Ask Mr.Luke for permission to go to Music room to record music (35 mins).

4. Come back to classroom (2 mins).

Resources:

- computer

- internet

- permission

- music room

- instruments

- Jinny's phone to record

- partner


14. Thursday 23rd May (A-day)

Science (80 mins)

- Research/Make film for IDU task

Steps:

1. Get permission from Ms.Shalini and go to library (10 mins).

2. Start making the film for IDU task (70 mins).

Resources:

- permission

- library

- computer

- internet


Humanities (80 mins)

- Finish one current event.

- Final touches on research template.

Steps:

1. Do a RCE (15 mins).

2. Go to library and log in (3 mins).

3. Check the research template and make good as possible (55 mins).

4. Print and give it Mr.Jordan (7 mins).

Resources:

- tiger gloves

- humanities book

- pencil & eraser

- humanities room

- library

- computer

- internet

- printer


15. Friday 24th May (B-day)

Technology (80 mins)

- Keep filming/editing.

Steps:

1. Go somewhere quiet to film ourselves: we both have to appear in the film (60 mins).

2. Come back to class and edit (20 mins).

Resources:

- computer

- (maybe) library

- Jinny's phone for camera

- Dina's laptop to edit

- partner


16. Saturday 25th May (no school)


17.Sunday 26th May (no school)


18. Monday 27th May (A-day)

Science (60 mins)

- Insert all the videos into our film.

- Keep editing.

Steps:

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Humanities:



19. Tuesday 28th May (B-day)

Technology (90 mins)

- Last touches on the film.

Steps:

1. Edit our film for the last time in class (90 mins).


20. Wednesday 29th May (A-day): FILM FESTIVAL DAY


Science:


Humanities:



21. Thursday 30th May (B-day): PARTY DAY

Technology:


Reflection - Once the product has been created and tested, examine you plan and reflect.