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Digital Camera. Digital Camera Advantages. Easy to use Fast Flexible Many people can use it within one class period Able to take photos of images from books - easier and faster than scanning. Digital Camera. Power Switch. Mode Switch. Toggle Switch. Disk Eject. Digital Camera .
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Digital Camera Advantages • Easy to use • Fast • Flexible • Many people can use it within one class period • Able to take photos of images from books - easier and faster than scanning
Digital Camera Power Switch Mode Switch Toggle Switch Disk Eject
Digital Camera • Play mode lets you view pictures you’ve taken • Still mode allows you to take photos • The movie mode allows to record 15 second movies with sound • The auto focus means you just aim and click.
To Take a Still Photo: • Turn camera on, insert floppy disk, switch mode to still. • Take lens cap off , aim where you want to photograph and take picture by pressing the round button on the top right of the camera. (Just like an analog camera!) • To view your photo switch to Play Mode • Use the toggle switch to view other photos
To Take A Movie: • Set mode to Movie • Press and hold down the record button • Hold camera steady as you take the movie • To view - follow same steps as to view the still shots
To Use Images: • Eject floppy from camera. • Insert floppy into the A: Drive of your computer and double click on My Computer and double click on A: 3 1/2 Floppy Drive • Your images will show up as files. You can double-click on them to view them or open them from a software package. • Then you can copy and paste them into documents or presentations.
Applications to Teaching • “A picture is worth a thousand words…” • Students will be able to illustrate their ideas in presentations using digital photos. • In our very “image” oriented society, we can make a visual impact on learning for our students. • The digital cameras make it easy to incorporate images in presentations.
Teaching Applications • Data projectors take the overhead into the 21st Century - everything digital can be viewed by entire class without teacher taking eyes off students.