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[Grade 4 Chapter 12 Investigation]

Making Movies

Investigation Organizer
This is a worksheet you can print and distribute to students to help them track their work on the Chapter Investigation.

Internet Links

Following are links to Internet resources for students to use while working on the Chapter Investigation.

Kaleidoscapes' Kids' Cool Animation
Kids can make and view animations at this web site by using "graphic image files," or GIFs. There's no need to think it's too difficult. You'll find a tutorial, software applications, and Internet links to help you complete the animations. Then submit your animation to the site's gallery.

History of Animation: Before Disney
This is a short description of the early days of animation from its roots in ancient Egyptian paintings to the beginnings of American film animation. You can also find out what a thaumatrope is, and maybe make your own. This page is one of several student projects from the computer animation course at Texas A & M University.

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