Animating the human body

How I move

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Lesson overview

Capture the motion.

Record and recreate your body’s movements while learning the principles of motion capture and developing frame-by-frame animation skills.

Take it further by swapping animations with your classmates and bringing them together to create a work-out video to use in daily PE.

Educational Value

  • Students will construct and perform imaginative and original locomotor movement sequences.
  • Students use digital technologies to produce an accurate representation of their movement sequence.
  • Students work collaboratively to develop further applications for their animations.

All you need is an iPad and the following apps:

  • Procreate
  • Camera
  • Photos
  • iMovie