This lesson has students explore science content, decide on the topic for their film, and do all the preparatory work before filming begins.
Context for Use
This is the first part of a 3-part unit on the filmmaking process for both formal and informal education settings. See also other lessons in this unit:
To access all LOCC program resources - including lesson plans, worksheets, slides, and instructional videos - see the interactive educator guide: Sharing Science with Film: A Guide to Student Productions.
What Students Will Do
• Students will apply their knowledge of climate change science to a local problem.
• Students will discuss the importance of various local climate change issues.
• Students will understand the effects of a global issue on their community.
Lesson 1: Topic Selection
Lesson 2: Topic Research
Lesson 3: Script/Treatment Writing
Lesson 4: Storyboarding