Using Graphics in the Classroom
To become acquainted with ways of using graphic images in the classroom.
To review sample top quality lesson plans which incorporate Internet resources.
Graphics for Viewing
The simplest use of graphics in the classroom is to illustrate concepts much as pictures in a book
Images obtained on the Internet can be modified using graphics software programs.
Visualization tools are able to take vast data banks, such as ocean temperatures worldwide on a given day, and present them in the form of images, where temperatures are shown as different colors. Ways in which one can use this capability in the classroom are explored in this section.
Graphics and Measurement
Graphics visualization packages are able to perform measurements such as length and area on images of earth and the planets. Ways in which one can use this capability in the classroom are explored in this section.
Appreciate the quality of a well designed lesson plan using Internet. resources and modern image manipulation software tools.
Appreciate the motivational advantages of presenting a telecollaborative project via web pages.