Grade 6/7 Science – Introduction to Presentations

In grade 6/7 Science class students have been creating Mineral presentations, limited to 7 slides and some basic information about their chosen mineral. Before students started their research and creating their slides, we looked at some examples of good and bad slide design:

We also discussed other important aspects such as planning and practicing your presentation, and how to present to a group using slides:

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Students then planned out their presentations using a Google Drawing (with box shapes for each slide), started researching the information they needed, recording their citations and finally began creating their slideshows in either Google Slides, PowerPoint or Keynote.

Below you can see some screenshots of student work as well as some of the students giving their presentations in class:

And here is an excellent example of everything we discussed with students about slide design and layout, made for this project in Google Slides:

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