Converting comic life to an image

To make comic life into an image:

ChooseFile --> Export ..> Export to image

In the pop up box, choose the following:
comiclife_export.png

For save as : choose the name by using: class period.name of assignment.last name

Using Scratch


To convert powerpoint to an iMovie

1. Set your timings: Slide show --> slide transition --> click on automatically and enter the seconds that you want each slide to last --> choose apply to all.
2. Convert to an iMovie: File --> Make movie. Name it and remember where you save it.
3. To compress your movie:
  • Drag your movie into the old version of iMovie (go to the applications folder in the finder).
  • Choose share --> quicktime.
  • In the little dropdown window, choose compress movie for: WEB.
  • Click share.

To convert keynote to a movie


1. Use Inspector to make timings. Choose automatic under start transition and choose your seconds.
2. File --> Export
  • Make sure it is quicktime.
  • Click next.
  • Name it and export.
3. To compress your movie:
  • Drag your movie into the old version of iMovie (go to the applications folder in the finder).
  • Choose share --> quicktime.
  • In the little dropdown window, choose compress movie for: WEB.
  • Click share.

Using google docs to make a newsletter

To upload a document onto the wiki you need to follow these instructions:

1. Type the document onto word
2. Copy and paste into google docs.
3. If you want to add an image you drag the image you want directly from the internet into google docs.
DO NOT "INSERT" THE IMAGE!!! This will not work when you go to upload it onto the wiki.
4. On the google docs page, when you are done typing and dragging in pictures, go to "edit html"
5. Copy the embed code
6. Go to the wiki and get to the page you want to edit, then "edit this page".
7. Click on the widget box (the T.V.) on the toolbar.
8. Go to "other html" and paste the embed code here, then save
9. Congratulations you have now done something smart!!! Happy Birthday!!!
10. The End....you're done.....stop reading.....NOW!

Motic Instructions

  1. Connect the Motic camera
  2. Open Motic software - open finder - click applications - open Motic
  3. File ---> new (make sure live video is checked). If a screen doesn't open, shut down and try again.
  4. Get a good picture.

The moticam can measure the cell size for you. Choose Measure -->Calibration wizard.
  • Set the magnification of the lens - use a 10x or 40x
  • Make sure you put in the field diameter of the low power or high power lens you are using (do you remember these from the beginning of the year?)
To measure without the moticam: http://virtualurchin.stanford.edu/microscope.htm

To take a picture: use file --> autocapture
  • Make sure you save to the desktop (you will need to change this as the default is a different folder)
  • Also be sure you change the format to jpeg (.mix is the default and does not load to the wiki and cannot be converted later)

Exporting your garageband podcast to put on the wiki



From the menu along the top: Choose Share -> Export podcast to disk. The following screen comes up, be sure to have all of these settings:
If you have music as well, you will need to change the audio setting from spoken podcast to music.
This will now be an m4a file. Use the edit bar in the wiki and choose the Insert Images and files icon to upload your podcast.