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Character design

Microscopic marvels

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Lesson Overview

Developing Character

Research the earth’s tiniest creatures, and develop them into fully formed characters with feelings, emotions and personalities.

Share your characters with your class mates to develop a comic strip or creative writing piece, highlighting your tiny heroes.

Educational Value

  • Students will engage in a character design process to do in depth research on a microscopic creature.
  • Students use creative writing skills to build a narrative based on their research.
  • Students understand the complex and diverse existence of micro-organisms, and their importance in the biodiversity of our planet.

All you need is an iPad and the following apps:

  • Procreate
  • Safari
  • Pages