STEM CONNECTIONS Technology Workshop LGRES, A210. 9-12:30, July 8-12

 

Monday

A. Essential

Hour 1:

Intro: What is the Web?

Servers, Clients, Browsers, etc

 

Web page design

Goal: clear communication

Getting kids to design effectively

Show Amherst history site

 

Copyright

Reliability

 

Hour 2:

 

HTML basics

Caveat re kids

Make a simple page in wordpad

 

Ways to generate HTML

Word Processors

Web design tools

Dreamweaver

FrontPage

Netscape Composer

Imagiprobe

Excel

Word

PowerPoint

Inspiration

 

View Source

 

Hour 3:

 

Make personal page

Contact info

Other required info?

Background colors etc

Images with pix on diskette

B. Optional

Cameras

Show books and refs on design Tufte et al

C. Jettison if necessary

 

Extended personal page work

 

Tuesday

Team page look for resources

Independent work on personal pages

Homework on Dreamweaver and FrontPage: learn about text, tables and lists

 

 

Wednesday

A.

Hour 1:

Presenting Scientific data

Text

Tables

Lists

Images alt tags

Accessibility

Platforms

Browsers (error tolerance, etc)

 

Hour 2:

Hands on

Data from Palms

Inspiration (clssroom use)

Hour 3.

Make data pages

links

B.

Probes

Website design

C.

Extended data page work

 

 

 

Thursday

Independent work on data pages

Homework in Dreamweaver and FrontPage: learn about images, sounds, media


Friday

 

A.

Hour 1:

Graphics

Scanning

Photo editing in Photoshop

Drawing with tablet

 

Other graphics

Paint

Kidpix

Hour 2

Sound

Sound Forge

Other programs

Video

 

Hour 3:

Assemble/ finish pages

Discussion

Survey?