New Secondary Curriculum Archive
Pinhole Cameras: a cross-curricular project with art & design, photography, science and ICT
In this collaborative project that involved art and design, photography, science and ICT, Year 9 pupils at South Dartmoor Community College
learned about the theory of light, vision and pinhole cameras before putting this into practice by taking their own pinhole camera photographs
around the college. Their pictures were manipulated on the computer to produce images that appeared three-dimensional picture when viewed using
special spectacles. The motivation for pupils and staff alike was clearly evident in this project which culminated in an exhibition and 'private view'
for pupils, parents, staff and governors in the college library.
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