Endocrine system

Project 1- Endocrine system
Create either an infographic, video or wikihow/wikipedia/blog entry
Aimed at students between 4th and 7th grade
Hormones
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1j5d-cEYF3YM- Xpfpqc4KwmuO9lY58kB2F5vG9lBQoRo/edit?usp=sharing
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1j5d-cEYF3YM-Xpfpqc4KwmuO9lY58kB2F5vG9lBQoRo/edit?usp=sharing
Requirements
Type of hormone: peptide/aa/steroid/lipid
Types and locations of receptors
What causes its release?
Positive and negative feedback loops
What is their action in humans and other species
Alterations
Requirements
At least 3 formal sources:
Course book
Peer-review articles
Verified online sources (with verifiable citations)
Citation style:
APA
http://www.bibme.org/apa
Requirements
Final product:
Video/infographic/wikihow
+ Sources:
Infographic: citations in text as superscripts references for text right bottom corner. References for figures in a separate document.
Video: Script with references for figures and information in a separate document.
Wikihow: citations in text (Lastname, year) and references at the end of the text
Audience

4-7th grade language
Format
Video: 1.5 -2 min long
Infographic ~200 words
Wiki entry ~700-1000 words
Inspiration
pinterest Twitter Internet Archive
Review existing (visual) inspiration.
https://www.pinterest.com/
https://twitter.com/?lang=en
https://archive.org/details/magazine_rack
Inspiration
The story of palm oil @ Guardian
The story of palm oil @ Guardian
https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/ng-interactive/2014/nov/10/palm-oil-rainforest-cupboard-interactive
https://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/ng-interactive/2014/nov/10/palm-oil-rainforest-cupboard-interactive
Fact SheetInfographicPoster
Tools 1: Adobe Spark Video
2: Adobe Spark Page
4: Canva
3: Piktochart
Tips Simple
Consistency & Contrast
White & Negative Space
Copyright Cleared Images
Resources
Further resources
Image Resources The following sites include images that are CCO (Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license. The pictures are completely free to be used for personal or commercial use. You can modify, copy and distribute the photos and no attribution is not required. Some video editors provide quick access to some of these resources.
★ Pexels
★ Pixabay
★ Unsplash
★ LibreShot
★ Magdalene
★ SplitShire
★ Pickup Image
★ New Old Stock
★ Public Domain Archive
★ Public Domain Pictures
★ ClipartEtc
★ The Graphics Fairy (blog)
★ The Vintage Moth (blog)
★ Fuzzimo (blog)
https://www.pexels.com/
https://pixabay.com/
https://unsplash.com/
http://libreshot.com/
http://magdeleine.co/
https://www.splitshire.com/
http://pickupimage.com/
http://nos.twnsnd.co/
http://publicdomainarchive.com/
http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/
http://etc.usf.edu/clipart/
http://thegraphicsfairy.com/
http://thevintagemoth.blogspot.com/
http://www.fuzzimo.com/
Video Resources
The following sites include short video clips and motion graphics can be used to tell your story. (Note, some clips require that you attribute the source of the video, or the author).
★ Pexels
★ Pixabay
★ Videvo
★ Internet Archive: A/V Geeks
★ Creative Commons Search
★ NASA Media Archive
★ SpinXpress
★ WGBH Lab
https://www.pexels.com/
https://pixabay.com/
https://www.videvo.net/
http://www.archive.org/details/avgeeks
http://search.creativecommons.org/
http://www.dvidshub.net/unit/NASA#.UZJ3T5VKuvI
http://www.spinxpress.com/getmedia
http://lab.wgbh.org/sandbox/
Other Tools
★ Comic Life = Comic Book ★ Twine = Choose Your Own
Adventure ★ One Button Studio = TED-Talk Video ★ Adobe Spark Post = Advertisement ★ Audacity = Podcast Interview ★ iMovie = Movie Trailer ★ Adobe Indesign / Illustrator
(Available at the DML) = Infographic.
★ ARCGIS = Storymaps
http://plasq.com/apps/comiclife/macwin/
https://twinery.org/
http://libcal.miami.edu/booking/exploratory#Reserve
https://spark.adobe.com/about/post
https://sourceforge.net/projects/audacity/
http://www.apple.com/imovie/
https://storymaps.arcgis.com/en/
Tools & resources are available for rent at the DML.
Digital Media Lab
https://library.miami.edu/medialab/
Category Component Unsatisfactory (0pt) Poor (1pt) Acceptable (2.5 pts) Good (3.5 pts) Excellent (5 pts)
Format Audiovisual Appeal
No use of figures/animations additional to text/audio. No storyboard apparent
Figures/animations are of bad quality (blurry, with watermarks, repeated, unrelated). No storyboard apparent
Figures/animations are of good quality: clear, no watermarks. Use of repeated figures. Audio is engaging. Storyboard somewhat apparent
Eye-catching figures/animations of good quality. Good use of figures, repeated only if necessary. Storyboard somewhat apparent. Audio engaging
Outstanding and original figures/animations. Clearly related to a storyboard. Audio very engaging
Format Clarity
Figures/animations are completely unrelated to text/voice. Text/audio is not understandable on its own
Figures/animations show vague and not readily apparent correlation to text/audio. Text/audio is somewhat understandable on its own
Figures/animations show clear correlation to text/voice. Text/audio is somewhat understandable on its own
Figures/animations show clear correlation to text/audio. Text/audio is understandable on its own
Figures/animations show outstanding correlation to text/audio. Text/audio is understandable on its own. Figures/animations are understandable on their own
Sources References No citations included
At least 2 sources are given, not clearly identified and format is not correct
At least 3 consistent sources are given, but not clearly related to specific information, format with some mistakes
At least 3 consistent sources are given clearly related to specific information, format with some mistakes
3 or more consistent sources are given related to specific information, format no mistakes
Language Clarity Text/audio is not understandable
Text/audio is convoluted, hard to understand
Text/audio is well organized in coherent sentences. Somewhat difficult to follow the sequence of sentences.
Text/audio is well organized in coherent sentences. Easy to follow the sequence of sentences.
Text/audio is well organized in coherent sentences. Easy to follow the sequence of sentences. Text/overall provides one cohesive message.
Language Age appropriate
Language used is too complex for a 5-7th grader to understand
A big part of the language used is not explained in a way that a 5- 7th grader would understand
Most concepts are explained at the required level. Research of what language would be appropriate for that age somewhat apparent
Concepts are explained at the required level. Research of what language would be appropriate for that age somewhat apparent
All concepts are explained at the required level. Research of what language would be appropriate for that age completely apparent.
Accuracy of information
Figures/Animati ons
Full of mistakes, no clear source
Some ambiguities exist. Figures are obscure
Most figures/animations have a source that backs up their accuracy. Figures are self explanatory
All figures/animations have a source that backs up their accuracy. Figures are self explanatory
All figures/animations have a source that backs up their accuracy. Figures have a clear purpose in the overall story.
Accuracy of information Text/Audio
Full of mistakes, no clear source
Some ambiguities exist. Text/audio are obscure
Most tex/audio have a source that backs up their accuracy. Sentences are self explanatory
All text/audio have a source that backs up their accuracy. Sentences are self explanatory
All text/audio have a source that backs up their accuracy. All sentences have a clear purpose in the overall story.
Accuracy of information
General message
Vague and wrong message and conclusions
Slightly unclear, not enough description of ideas
Good use of language to convey accurate message and conclusions
Clear, concise language that conveys accurate message and conclusions
Engaging language to convey accurate and memorable message and conclusions
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