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#3366. Power Point Lesson Plan

Computer, level: Middle
Posted Mon Feb 14 21:13:49 PST 2005 by Dan Britton (dbritton@cascade.k12.or.us).
Power Point Animal Presentation
School, Turner Oregon USA
Materials Required: Internet Computer Power Point
Activity Time: 10 Class Days
Concepts Taught: Power Point

OBJECTIVE: Create a Multimedia animal report using PowerPoint and then Present it to the class. The subject will be an animal of your choice.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: Each slide must contain a picture, text, background and transition.

American Hero Slide Show Requirements
Requirements Points

1. Title Slide.
2. Scientific Name of Animal.
3. Range and Habitat Map.
4. Diet.
5. Physical Description Size, Weight, Length Ect.
6. Breeding Info: Eggs, Live young, number of young ect.
7. Special Behaviors or Unique Anatomical features.
8. Weird Info.
9. Video, Sound file or Graph of Animal.
10. Conclusion

Grading: Points:
Points for meeting requirements
Points on formatting and creativity
Points for Class Presentation 100
50
50

IDEAS: IDEAS: IDEAS:
Great white shark
Flamingo
Kangaroo
Giant Squid
Mega mouth shark
Rhinoceros
Bald Eagle
Anaconda
Komodo Dragon
Persian Cat
Polar Bear Taimen Salmon
Piranha
Lynx
Wolf Eel
Nile Perch
Crocodile
Salamander
Tree Frog
Flying Squirrel
Ling Cod
Rainbow Trout
Russian Boar
Gorilla
Ostrich
Walking Sticks
Scorpion
Army Ants
Duck Billed Platypus
Amazon Leaf Fish
Hot-Headed Ice Borer
Hippopotamus
Manatee
Mudskipper
Alligator Gar
Sturgeon
Paddlefish
Amazon Catfish
Arapaima
Armadillo
Lemur
Tasmanian Devil
Dolphin
Rattlesnake
Panther
Mokele M'bembe
Chupacabra
Big Foot
Yeti
Wels Catfish
Mekong Catfish

Open PowerPoint.

2
Select Blank Presentation.
Click OK.

3
Select "Title Slide" from the AutoLayout.
Click OK.


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Click Slide 1 Type Title Slide
Click Slide 2 Type Scientific Name
Click Slide 3 Type Range
Click Slide 4 Type Diet
Click Slide 5 Type Physical Description
Click Slide 6 Type Breeding Info
Click Slide 7 Type Special Behavior or Unique Anatomy
Click Slide 8 Type Weird Info
Click Slide 9 Type Video or Sound
Click Slide 10 Type Conclusion

Note: You have now created 10 slides. You can click on any slide to go to that slide.

5
Click on Slide 1
Click on the Text Box that is labeled "Title Slide."
Type in the name of the animal that you are doing your presentation on.
Change the Color, Font and Size of your animals name.
Drag the Text Box up to the top of the slide.

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Click on the Text Box that says "Click to add subtitle."
Type your name in this box.
Change the Color, Font and Size of your animals name.
Drag the Text Box up to the bottom of the slide.

7

Right click on your slide and select Background.

Click on the downward arrow of the white box .
Select Fill Effects.
Choose Gradient for fading color backgrounds.
Choose Texture for a realistic looking backgrounds.
Choose Picture for backgrounds that you have saved from the Intenet.


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The Fill Effects box allows you to add a background to your slide.

After picking your background click OK.
Now click Apply.

Note: If you click Apply to All all 10 slides will have the same background

9
Now you need to find a picture of your animal using the Internet.
Click on the Google link to search for a picture of your animal.

10 Click Insert picture From File.
Browse to your folder and select the picture you saved.
Resize the picture and drag it to the middle of your slide.

11
Click on Slide 2 "Scientific Name."
Customize the Font: Change Color, Size, Effects and Font Type.
Change the Background of the Slide.

Hint: You can give your text a Shadow effect by clicking this button found at the bottom of your screen.

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Now you need to find the scientific name of your animal using the Internet.
Click on the Google link to search for a picture of your animal.

Hint: Search for scientific name anaconda to find the scientific name of your animal.

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Type the scientific name of your animal.
Click Insert picture From File.
Browse to your folder and select the picture you saved.
Resize the picture and drag it to the middle of your slide.

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Click on Slide 3 "Range"
Customize the Font: Change Color, Size, Effects and Font Type.
Change the Background of the Slide.

Hint: To find more cool backgrounds do an Internet search for PowerPoint Backgrounds.

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Now you need to find the Range of your animal using the Internet. (The Range is the habitat where your animal lives.)
Also search for a picture of your animal or a map of it's habitat.
Click on the Google link to search for the habitat of your animal.

Hint: Try to find a picture of a map or a picture of your animal in it's natural habitat.

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Type the Range of your animal.
Click Insert picture From File.
Browse to your folder and select the picture you saved.
Resize the picture and drag it to the middle of your slide.

Hint: You can resize your text box to fit around the picture by resizing the white handles that are around the picture.

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Click on Slide 4 "Diet"
Customize the Font: Change Color, Size, Effects and Font Type.
Change the Background of the Slide.
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Now you need to find the Diet of your animal using the Internet.
Also search for a picture of your animal eating.
Click on the Google link to search for the diet of your animal.
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Type the Diet of your animal.
Click Insert picture From File.
Browse to your folder and select the picture you saved.
Resize the picture and drag it to the middle of your slide.
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Click on Slide 5 "Physical Description."
Customize the Font: Change Color, Size, Effects and Font Type.
Change the Background of the Slide.
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Now you need to find the Physical Description of your animal using the Internet.
You will need to find: size (length, height, weight ect.); lifespan; what it looks like.
Also search for a picture of your animal.
Click on the Google link to search for the Physical Description of your animal.
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Type the Physical Description of your animal.
Click Insert picture From File.
Browse to your folder and select the picture you saved.
Resize the picture and drag it to the middle of your slide.

Click Here for directions for slides 6-10

Click on Slide 6 "Breeding Info."
Customize the Font: Change Color, Size, Effects and Font Type.
Change the Background of the Slide.

Hint: You can change the border color of your Text Boxes by clicking on this button on the drawing toolbar.

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Now you need to find the Breeding Info of your animal using the Internet.
You will need to find: Number of babies, How they are born (eggs, live birth ect.), Do they build nests, ect.
Also search for a baby picture your animal.
Click on the Google link to search for the Breeding Info of your animal.
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Type the Breeding Info for your animal.
Click Insert picture From File.
Browse to your folder and select the picture you saved.
Resize the picture and drag it to the middle of your slide.

Hint: You can change the color of your Text Boxes by clicking on this button on the drawing toolbar.

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Click on Slide 7 "Special Behavior or Unique Anatomy."
Customize the Font: Change Color, Size, Effects and Font Type.
Change the Background of the Slide.
27
Now you need to find a Special Behavior or Unique Anatomy of your animal using the Internet.
You will need to find: A uniques behavior of your animal or a unique body part that most other animals don't have.
Also search for a picture your animal.
Click on the Google link to search for your animal.
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Type the Special Behavior or Unique Anatomy for your animal.
Click Insert picture From File.
Browse to your folder and select the picture you saved.
Resize the picture and drag it to the middle of your slide.
29
Click on Slide 8 "Weird Info."
Customize the Font: Change Color, Size, Effects and Font Type.
Change the Background of the Slide.

Hint: You can use Word Art to make fancy fonts by clicking this button.

30
Now you need to find Weird Info about your animal using the Internet.
You will need to find: A weird story or legend about your animal.
Also search for a picture your animal.
Click on the Google link to search for your animal.
31
Type the Weird Info for your animal.
Click Insert picture From File.
Browse to your folder and select the picture you saved.
Resize the picture and drag it to the middle of your slide.
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Click on Slide 9 "Video or Sound."
Customize the Font: Change Color, Size, Effects and Font Type.
Change the Background of the Slide.
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Now you need to find Video or Sound about your animal using the Internet.
You will need to find: A video or a sound of your animal.
Also search for a picture your animal.
Click on the Google link to search for a video or sound of your animal.

To save a Video or Sound file:

1. Right Click on the link that opens the video or sound.
2. Click "Save Link Target As"
3. Save the file in your folder.


What types of sounds can I use?
PowerPoint 2000 and up can use WAV, MP3, MID, RMI, AIF, AIFC, AU, WMA, and AFS.

What types of movies can I use?
QuickTime files (*.mov, or *.qt)
Audio Video Interleave (*.avi)
Motion Picture Experts Group (*.mpg, *. mpeg, *.m1v, *.mp2, *.mpa, *.mpe)
Microsoft Streaming Format (*.asf, *.asx)

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Insert the Video or Sound for your animal.
To Insert a Movie

* Click Insert Movies and Sounds Movies from File.

Browse to your folder and select the picture you saved.
Resize the Movie and drag it to the middle of your slide.



34
b
To Insert a Sound

* Click Insert Movies and Sounds Sounds from File.

A Speaker picture will appear.
Drag the speaker to the edge of your paper
If you use a sound you will also need a picture on your slide.
35
Click on Slide 10 "Conclusion."
Customize the Font: Change Color, Size, Effects and Font Type.
Change the Background of the Slide.
36
This slide should contain a picture.
The slide should also contain one of the following:

* The End
* A brief concluding statement like: "Thank you for watching my presentation I learned a lot about the anaconda."

Click Insert picture From File.
Browse to your folder and select the picture you saved.
Resize the Picture and drag it to the middle of your slide.
37
You can preview your slide show by click on the Slide Show button located at the bottom left corner of the PowerPoint screen.

Hint: You can use Right Click to move to the next slide, press Page down or press enter to go to the next slide in your presentation. At anytime click ESC to exit your slide show and return to your slide view.

38
You now need to add transitions to all of your slides.
A transition is: An effect that controls how the next slide comes into view.
Click on the Slide Sorter View this will display all your slides in thumbnail view.
Click on Slide 1.
Look right above slide one to the Transition selection box.
Select a Transition.
You can preview your Transition by clicking on this button located under your slide.
Add a transition to all your slides.

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You now need to add Custom Animations to all your slides.
Right Click on the picture on Slide 1.
Select Custom Animation.
Check all the objects to animate.
Click on the Order & Timing tab.
Put the objects in the following order:

1. Title 1
2. Picture Frame
3. Text 2

Repeat step 39 for all ten of your slides.
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Now you need to Customize the Effects for each slide.
Right Click on the picture on Slide 1.
Select Custom Animation.
Click on the Effects tab.
Select an entry animation and/or sound for all objects in slide 1.
Repeat step 40 for all ten of your slides.

Hint: You can add a sound to your objects effects.

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