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1 Notes for PowerPoint Presentation The download page includes this PowerPoint file and four video clip files that should also be downloaded and placed in a folder with the ppt file It works well to insert video clips directly into the PowerPoint presentation file – this avoids awkward transitions between ppt and a movie application Instructions for inserting movies are given on relevant pages of this ppt file Its safest to insert the movies into the ppt file using the same computer that you will be using during class – to ensure that the movie clips play successfully The video clips from Ferocious Beauty: Genome are best seen in a slightly darkened classroom – its good to pre-test the room you will be using

2 Bridging Science and Art From Choreographers Liz Lerman & Elizabeth Johnson of the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange & Scientist Michael Weir Wesleyan University

3 Ferocious Beauty: Genome World Premiere February 3, 2006 Wesleyan University

4 Introduction Dance in Ferocious Beauty Genome Click slide center to start Insert movie into this page of the ppt presentation. This is most convenient for classroom presentation. Under the “Insert” drop down menu – find “movie”. Then click on the inserted movie and make the adjustments below using your Formatting Palette “movie” window. Summary: Insert > movie > big_dance.mov Adjust: Play > when clicked Volume > high Check > play full screen

5 Genetics and Genes?

6 Gregor Mendel, 1822-1884 The father of genetics

7 Choreography? – Which did you like more? Dance Video Music All three Symbolism? – Who/what do you think the dancers represent? – What is the significance of chess? – Whose names float by? – Who does Mendel dance or not dance with? Questions? – What questions would you like to ask Mendel? – What new information would you like to tell Mendel? – What questions would Mendel ask modern-day scientists?

8 Mendel Dance Click slide center to start Insert movie into this page of the ppt presentation. This is most convenient for classroom presentation. Under the “Insert” drop down menu – find “movie”. Then click on the inserted movie and make the adjustments below using your Formatting Palette “movie” window. Summary: Insert > movie > mendel_selection.mov Adjust: Play > when clicked Volume > high Check > play full screen

9 Choreography? – Which did you like more? Dance Video Music All three Symbolism? – Who/what do you think the dancers represent? – What is the significance of chess? – Whose names float by? – Who does Mendel dance or not dance with?

10 Movement Moment

11 The

12 The highest

13 The highest goal

14 my

15 my art

16 my art thriving

17 The highest goal of earthly ecstasy, that of seeing when I arise from the tomb, my art thriving peacefully among those who would come after me...

18 Mendel’s Poem Click slide center to start Insert movie into this page of the ppt presentation. This is most convenient for classroom presentation. Under the “Insert” drop down menu – find “movie”. Then click on the inserted movie and make the adjustments below using your Formatting Palette “movie” window. Summary: Insert > movie > mendel_equivalents.mov Adjust: Play > when clicked Volume > high Check > play full screen

19 Questions? – What questions would you like to ask Mendel? – What new information would you like to tell Mendel? – What questions would Mendel ask modern-day scientists?

20 Contemporary Scientists talk with Mendel… Click slide center to start Insert movie into this page of the ppt presentation. This is most convenient for classroom presentation. Under the “Insert” drop down menu – find “movie”. Then click on the inserted movie and make the adjustments below using your Formatting Palette “movie” window. Summary: Insert > movie > mendel_scientists.mov Adjust: Play > when clicked Volume > high Check > play full screen


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