CB92 - IB Animation Studio
MYP:  Year 3

MPS Grade levels:  6, 7 and 8

Mission Statement

The mission of the Mesa Academy Design (Technology) Department is to prepare students to be critical-thinking problem-solvers in high school, college and beyond.


Course Description


Students explore the developmental history of animation, practice animation techniques, and create animated movies with animation software and drawing styli.  Students apply the IB Design Cycle to their final animation projects. During the semester, students will build Animation ePortfolios to present their projects for peer- and self-assessment.  


In this project-based course, emphasis is placed upon time management, project management, and personal responsibility.  Students' projects are assessed with IB Criteria.