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September 2015
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Computer Networking and Telecommunications Research

mi-Guide @school

Still Images – Freezing the world

The activities and teacher’s notes for the Still Images unit can be downloaded separately by clicking on the links below.  Alternatively, you can Download all mi-Guide@School Still Image activity sheets (zip file, 10.0MB)


Introduction to the Still Images unit
Still Images Introduction

The Earth – a tourist brochure

Select images to send into space to give a view of the Earth.  Which images will you use?  And why?
The earth a tourist brochure Activity Sheet
The earth a tourist brochure & Finding images Teacher’s Notes

Finding images

There are millions of images just a click away in the Internet – but how can you find the ones that you need.  Develop your search skills to find images that are exciting and useful.
Finding images Activity Sheet
The earth a tourist brochure & Finding images Teacher’s Notes

Investigating paints

Long before Google, people were creating powerful images using paints.  Some of these have been lost because the paint faded or flaked off.  Make and investigate the properties of paints.
Investigating paints Activity Sheet
Investigating paints Teacher’s Notes

Making a pinhole camera

Is a camera just a way for people who cannot draw or paint to capture images?  Make a model of an early camera – no lens, no film and no permanent record.
Making a pinhole camera Activity Sheet
Making a pinhole camera Teacher’s Notes

Making a shadow print

Make and develop a shadow print using black and white photographic paper.
Making a shadow print Activity Sheet
Making a shadow print Teacher’s Notes

Your best bits

How would you record your life in pictures?  Try it out and show it to your class.
Your best bits Activity Sheet
Your best bits Teacher’s Notes