Digital Media Computer Club
Perry Hill School
Digital Media Club
The main purpose of this club is to give today's students the skills they needed to create photographs, animations, games, webpages, and other things on the web.
Finding & Taking Photographs
Today you will fill our a survey and then find images on Google of your favorites.
Today you will select one photo and add different effects to it using Pixlr, an online image editing tool. You will then take all your transformed photos and make a collage out of them! I can't wait to see them all! :)
Downloading Free Sound Clips
Today you will locate sound clips from your favorite movies to download for free. We will use these in our animations next week!
What Does the Fox Say? Creating Talking Photo Videos
Today you will make your own talking head video using Blabberize. You first need to find a photo to talk - it could be your favorite singer, sports player, or fox! Then you will create a MP3 audio file user VozMe, a text to speech converter tool. Just type in the words you want to record, no microphone neccessary!
Today we will create avatarts. Avatars are like cartoons of ourselves: they are used on the Internet to represent who we are. try any one or all of these websites to create avatars:
History of Video Games
Today we will review the history of video games, look at where they came from and the golden age of arcade games.
YouTube Video: A Brief History of the Video Game
Ralph Baer - the Inventor of the Video Game
Original Patent for the Magnavox Odyssey
Pong - the first video game, 1972
Pac Man - first color arcade game by Midway, 1980
Donkey Kong - first game with a story line (save the damsel in distress) by Nintendo, 1981
Making Computer Games
Today we will create and play our own computer games!
Modern Game Design
Today we will review some simple but interesting computer games, examining what exactly makes them examples of good game design.
Animated GIFs, Memes, and Flappy Bird
Today we will explore an online animated picture generator and a meme generator. You can also create your own Flappy Bird game!!
Created on 12/12/2013 - Last updated on 1/15/2016