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ACTIVITY in Culminating Project. Last updated April 25, 2019.


Summary

In this activity, students will pick a concept to bring to life in a stop-motion video.

Grade Level

High school

Objectives

By the end of this lesson, students should be able to

  • Explain a conceptual topic in the form of stop-motion animation

Chemistry Topics

This lesson supports students’ understanding of

  • A topic of their choice

Time

Teacher Preparation: 10 minutes

Lesson: 10 minutes to multiple class periods (depending on how the assignment is assigned)

Materials

  • Technology to create stop-motion animations

Safety

No specific safety precautions need to be observed.

Teacher Notes

  • This resource could be used as a post-AP Chemistry exam activity.
  • This project requires some knowledge by the teacher of how to create a stop-motion video.
  • Students can work alone or in groups.
  • This activity is discussed in a Chemistry Solutions article about formative and summative assessment.

Read an article about this activity in the March 2015 issue of Chemistry Solutions.

For the Student

Rubric

Not present
(1 ea)

Fair
(2 ea)
Adequate
(3 ea)
Good
(4 ea)
Excellent
(5 ea)

Creativity

Boring.

Bearable.

Watchable.

Interesting.

Captivating.

Chemistry

Very little chemistry present.

No IB hours.

Chemistry only plays a minor part.

No IB hours.

Some chemistry.

Chemistry well represented.

Excellent chemical content.

Props

Uses 1 prop.

2 to 4 props.

5 to 7 props.

7 to 9 props

More than 10 props.

Content

No ideas.

1 chemistry idea.

2 chemistry ideas.

3 chemistry ideas.

4 chemistry ideas.

Explanation

Only facts presented.

Few facts explained.

Facts explained.

Facts explained in a somewhat entertaining manner.

Facts explained using a memorable method.

Animation quality.

Very jerky and disjointed.

Watchable.

Smooth.

TOTAL __________/30pts