Friday, August 13, 2010

The Life Cyle of the Jelly Fish "Box Jelly" - Graphic Organizer - Storyboarding Example

I use storyboarding to teach the processes of protein synthesis, photosynthesis, and cellular respiration. I introduce my students to the concept of storyboarding by showing them this American Film Institute video, which can be found at either of these three web sites:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWPjjoOFIu8 
http://www.afi.com/education/screened/demo/screened_tables_student.aspx

For the storyboarding graphic organizers you may visit my previous posts:
http://cavalierscience.blogspot.com/2010/06/protein-synthesis-graphic-organizer.html
http://cavalierscience.blogspot.com/2010/06/cellular-respiration-graphic-organizer.html
http://cavalierscience.blogspot.com/2010/06/photosynthesis-calvin-cycle-graphic.html
http://cavalierscience.blogspot.com/2010/06/photosynthesis-light-reactions-graphic.html

Here is an example of a storyboard for the Life Cycle of the "Box Jelly" Jelly Fish:



Here are some examples of books that utilize graphics to teach:
http://www.powells.com/book/manga-guide-to-molecular-biology-9781593272029/2-2
Also, Larry Gonick's cartoon guides are fun and informative:
http://www.powells.com/SearchResults?kw=title:larry%20gonick

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