Assignment #3 – News Report

Your group has travelled back in time to the day that your incident has happened.  You have been hired by Channel 7 news to submit a 1:30 second news report for the 6pm evening news.

The technology that channel 7 has given you to make your report are macbooks, video cameras from the library and iMovie.

You must upload your finished movie to your blog page.


1. Complete a written draft and have it checked by Mr. Pattison or Mrs. Amery before you begin filming and editing.

2. Send one person to the library to hire a digital camera at the beginning of each lesson.  (1 per group)

3. Upload your finished news report by Monday August 8th.


Your report MUST include the following:

– A map showing where the location of the disaster

-An explanation of what is happening at the plate boundary, including a map.

-A thorough assessment of the dangers of the area.

-A description of why tourist might wish to, or may have wished to visit the area.

– Relevant pictures or videos of the area.

– Relevant information about the disaster. (i.e. size of earthquake, number of people killed, extent of damage etc….

***Each member of the group will also need to have glued into their notebook the summary of types of tectonic boundaries table provided by your teacher.


Mrs. Amery

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday – B110

Friday – Library small seminar room.

Mr. Pattison

B110 all week




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