Create a biography of a famous and/or local artist,
scientist, author, etc.
Come to Life
Create a game show with
curriculum relevant trivia questions in the likeness of
Jeopardy, Who Wants to be a Millionaire or Hollywood
Squares. Use as a knowledge review activity.
Create a slideshow of
student work (or the process of completing one piece) to
run during an assembly or Parent night.
Use images and text to persuade an audience to see one
side of an issue in history, sell a product, or discuss a
Create interactive quizzes
to review content prior to a test or exam.
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pro and con points of debate in a PowerPoint
Create an electronic art show demonstrating one student's
work or the work of an entire class. Show this to future
students or at parents night.
A Contemporary Art
Research a style of art, a group of artists or an art show and prepare
a PowerPoint Quiz using the information gathered.
"How is a piece of...art a reflection of (or reaction
against) the events, attitudes, or issues in
society at the time it was created?" Students
present their findings to the class in the form of a
PowerPoint presentation, a newsletter, or a Web page.
A Reflection of America
Market a children's book to a publisher (mock
presentation). Your audience is book publishers and you
want to make money. You like your book so much that you
feel that children all over the United States and even
the world should hear your message.
Literature Review and Book Writing
a Business Plan
- Finace and Accounting
Use PowerPoint to give an overview of a created
- Marketing category
ian Studies and the World
Parks Multimedia Tour
Create a PowerPoint slideshow of a chosen National Park for the province's
tourism commission. Help raise awareness of the park, increase visitor
use and inform visitors of the flora and fauna of the area.
"Teams of student explore globalization by researching
the issues surrounding one of several controversies
involving food, then grappling with those issues in a
Comes to the Table
Create make-believe political platforms and campaign
presentations as the students study Canadian (and / or
Explore the Pacific Rim region and its countries. Present
geographic and demographic information in a PowerPoint
PowerPoint is the tool to use when discussing
good presentation or public speaking skills. With it you
can provide examples of good and 'not-so-good'
presentations while demonstrating the use of an
electronic presentation tool.
Students research an author or type of poetry and present their
findings, including images and audio samples, in a slideshow,
Design grammar games with PowerPoint for positive
and Interactive Writing
Research Children's literature. Have students create a
childrens story book. Turn the story into a
PowerPoint slideshow complete with images (hand-drawn and
scanned or created with a graphics editor), sounds, and
Present a review of a chosen novel to present to the
class. Compare and contrast it with one novel studied in
as a Second Language
Introduce students to new
vocabulary with labeled images, photographs of people, landmarks, geography,
music, folklore, festivals and/or language clips
Plan and display a trip to France include important
information, photographs and music.
& Physical Education
Health message on Disease
Create a powerful multimedia Public Health Message for a chosen
target audience. Include images, sound, video and hyperlinks.
Gather images of students and / or athletes demonstrating
correct or incorrect ways of performing a certain
physical task. Discuss the physiology behind the task,
the proposed best form and possible dangers or problems
associated with improper form.
Create a slideshow which demonstrates the stops involved
in solving algebraic equations or problems.
to pull in charts and tables from Excel; create legends,
gridlines, and date labels;
identify axes (categories and values); and create pie
charts, bar graphs, and line graphs.
a PowerPoint slideshow to present areas where math is
used everyday. Include pictures and descriptions of
Collect mathematical data from the Internet
(statscan/edstats) to sort, compile, graph, arrange,
calculate and make predictions. Summarize findings in a
"Students prepare and teach an algebra topic through a
multimedia presentation; create an informational brochure
on their lesson; and post their lesson to a class Web
Have students create a slideshow on a chosen planet or
planetary object. They can include photos, drawings,
animations, video and hyperlinks. Combine slides in order
to create a complete Solar System Slideshow.
DNA Technology Research and Short Story
"Students research the latest technology in DNA
fingerprinting, and then use this information to produce
a newsletter about DNA technology...a PowerPoint
presentation summarizing DNA, and a short story using DNA
fingerprinting to solve a crime".
Technology Research and Short
Interactive Periodic Table
Students learning the Period Table could create an interactive version
with information on each element being a separate slide.
Periodic Table [ppt]
Students can use identification keys to identify plants and incorporate
findings into an informative PowerPoint Presentation.
Is The Name Of This
PowerPoint to display a research topic from hypothesis to conclusion.
Fair Project [ppt]
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Studies and the Humanities
the Generation Gap
get a real life lesson in Sociology as they create a
hypothesis about the attitudinal differences between
generations, test their hypothesis with a survey, chart
their findings, and present their answers to the
the Generation Gap
Use PowerPoint to provide an overview of a selected
software application. Demonstrate it's purpose,
specifications, and a review of it's use. Where and who
would use the software? How could it be improved upon? Is
it useful for our class?