Name: Scott Coletti
Date: 6-25-97 (Wed.)
Student Population- 6/7/8 graders (on and off grade level, +/- 3 grades)
Unit Goal-Students will name geological features of Warrego Vallis
on Mars, use digital image processing and analysis software in preparation
to play the Mars Mystery Spot (Array) Game.
Lesson Objective-Students will play the Mars Mystery Spot game,
finding opponents array by analysis of the Warrego Vallis image using NIH
Image processing tools.
- Anticipatory Set-Students will:
- choose chocolate or pizza as prize for team that wins Mars Mystery
- Instruction Set-Teacher will:
- Explain lesson activity/word bank (flatten for your population) on
- Randomly select 3 students to read student handout aloud.
- Select one student helper for Demonstration of steps 1d-8d on LCD
- Check for understanding by having students highlight each of the two
tools one at a time (coordinate tool and info window) in NIH Image.
- Direct and help students to open the lessons image file.
- Facilitate student use of software tools, analysis and writing task.
- Turn on background music of Holtz "The Planets".
- Annotate individual student records as facilitation proceeds.
Student helper will be directed to go through steps 1d-8d Students will
be helped and encouraged as teacher circulates through understanding
check and facilitation.
Students will be brought together as class. Winning team will answer
questions and explanation how they found opponent array. Teacher will
call for the shut down of the lab 3 minutes before passing bell rings.
Independent Practice- NONE
Materials & Equipment-
Access to Mac/s, Student Handout, NIH Image 1.60 or newer, Learner
records printed for annotation, Image file of Warrego Vallis on Mars,
videos titled "Live From Mars: COUNTDOWN" OR "Live From Mars: CRUISING
BETWEEN THE PLANETS", AV hardware.