Some Basics to Remember: 5-7 bullets per slide 7-10 words per bullet Never smaller than size 24 font Don’t read the slide!! Too much animation is annoying. Watch your colors. Well placed animation is memorable.
Lots of Choices! Diagrams Charts PICTURESPICTURES
Clip Art Animated Clip Art www.discoveryeducation.com Links Motion Paths
Take 2 minutes to discuss how you might use some of the things you have just seen to make an engaging PowerPoint.
Hands – On Time! Finding cool stuff to use online! Don’t reinvent the wheel! How to insert Action Buttons... How to insert a sound... How to insert a movie... How to insert an action graphic and make a moving path...How to insert an action graphic and make a moving path... How to insert WordArt, picture from file, diagram, chart, or object....How to insert WordArt, picture from file, diagram, chart, or object....
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Action Buttons! Create the slide you want to link to first! 2007- Click on ‘Insert’ and then ‘Shapes’ At the very bottom of the drop-down menu, you will see the action buttons. Choose one, then draw it where you want it to appear on the slide. Can you see how to make a Jeopardy game now?
Inserting a Sound! Download or record the sound you want to use. 2007- Click on ‘Insert’ then ‘Sound’ Find the sound you downloaded and click on it. Choose whether or not you want it to play automatically or not.
Inserting a Movie! Download the video you want to use orDownload 2007- Click on ‘Insert’ then ‘Movie’ Find the movie you downloaded and click on it. Choose whether or not you want it to play automatically or not. Or you can embed a video from YouTube right in your slide http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hChq5d rjQl4 - directionshttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hChq5d rjQl4
Downloading a Video from YouTube Find the video you want to download. In the address bar, replace the words, “youtube” with the word “voobys.” This will take you to the voobys website. Click the Download button or choose the version you want to download and when the pop-up box appears, choose ‘save’.
Converting Your YouTube Video File www.zamzar.com will convert your video file of up to 100 mb for free and email you the finished version.www.zamzar.com
Inserting an Action Graphic/Moving Path Click on ‘Insert’ then ‘Clip Art’ Type in what you are looking for and choose ‘all media file types’ Click ‘Go’ any picture with a star in the corner is animated. Or... Go to http://office.microsoft.com/en- us/images/??Origin=EC790014051033&C TT=6&ver=12&app=powerpnt.exe and click in the ‘animations’ box, then type the name of the picture you are looking for.http://office.microsoft.com/en- us/images/??Origin=EC790014051033&C TT=6&ver=12&app=powerpnt.exe
To draw a motion path, start with the picture you want to move in the starting position. Click on ‘Animations’ and then ‘Custom Animation’ In the box that appears on the right, click on ‘Add Effect’ and then ‘Motion Paths’ Now choose the path you want, I used ‘custom path’ and draw it where you want it.
Inserting WordArt, Picture from File, Diagram, Chart, Object Go to ‘Insert’ choose either Picture, Smart Art, Chart or WordArt. Follow the prompts given. To insert a Link – within the slideshow – click ‘Insert’ and then ‘Hyperlink’ Type in the display text and choose the slide you want to link to.