Animation – The Big 5!! is an interdisciplinary learning experience developed for first, second and third level learners. Scotland’s Big 5 campaign aims to get everyone talking about Scotland’s nature by discovering five iconic species and the places where they can be seen. Scottish Natural Heritage and VisitScotland are promoting the Big 5 campaign in support of the Year of Natural Scotland 2013. Education Scotland in partnership with Dundee Contemporary Arts and industry expert animator Bruce Husband have designed a series of filmed animation workshops to support learners to use stop motion animation to create an adventure text about these incredible creatures.
The Big 5! creates a context in which learners can be supported to
- Create texts using animation
- Be creative
- Work towards safe guarding Scottish biodiversity
- Share and learn with peers through Glow
- Profile and recognise achievement
These challenges will be live in September 2013. Afterwards they will be made available as packs of learning, teaching and assessment resources in the Digital Story Telling Learning Channel on Glow.
This learning experience has been developed to work towards supporting the delivery of:
Creativity across learning briefing paper