Use a free iPad app to create a stop-motion video of the water cycle.
This iPad® mobile digital device STEM Challenge project is a fun and creative way for students to demonstrate their learning or as an introduction to the water cycle. Students will use the enclosed direction sheets, QR anchor chart, and vocabulary label sheet to review the water cycle and to create a stop-motion video showing the cycle on the iPad using a free app. Students can use cut paper to animate the stages. I recommend having students work in teams of 2-4 to complete the project.
Packet includes everything your students need to plan and create their videos independently:
★ 3 Anchor Chart options with the Water Cycle and QR links to a NASA simulation on YouTube, View Pure (Ad-free) or QR free version.
★ 1 student project direction sheet
★ 1 Stop Motion ready reference sheet – an outline of the basic controls of the app to display.
★ 2 step-by-step direction sheets with visuals to help students independently use the app from start to finish.
★ Detailed teacher directions for introducing the assignment
★ 1 set of water cycle vocabulary labels for students to use in their videos.
★ 1 Rubric to assess student work
You will need the free app Stop Motion. A clickable QR code linking to the App Store® online store listing is included.
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