Using stop motion animation students make a short movie depicting Aboriginal bush mechanic themes.
Available at the Museum or can come to you as a school incursion.
Suitable for years 3-7.
This program is associated with the National Motor Museum’s travelling exhibition ‘Bush Mechanics: The Exhibition‘. Inspired by the Claymation episode of the Bush Mechanics series (watch trailer here) as a team students will make a short movie using stop motion animation on an iPad depicting Aboriginal bush mechanic themes and vibrant characters.
Student learning: HASS, design and technology, digital technology, Media Arts and ATSI cross curriculum priorities. Hands-on learning and great team building!
RESOURCE MATERIALS and CURRICULUM CONTENT
Teacher resources and activities for students years 6 – 9 to do before and after the visit are an integral part of the exhibition and are available when schools make a booking.
The education package uses a cross curriculum approach to learning.
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Culture
- Years 7 and 8 Design and Technologies: Knowledge and Understanding
- Years 9 and 10 Design and Technologies: Processes and Production Skills.
- Building on HASS Year 3, the impact of changing technology on peoples lives
- Building on Geography Year 3, The representation of Australia as states and territories and as Countries/Places of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples; and major places in Australia, both natural and human
Links to SA Teaching for Effective learning
Domain 4: Personalise and connect learning 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4