Ms. Halas Moulton

Mrs. Halas Moulton teaches Graphic Arts, Digital Tech, Science, Social Studies, Make, Environmental Issues and World Issues

Posted: April 19, 2017

Read the article, "Can we Save our Salmon" and answer the following questions with some detail.

1.       Explain some of the challenges facing Atlantic salmon for their survival. (3 points)

2.       How is the CN Railway an example of the challenges facing salmon? (2 points)

3.       Give some historical examples of how Atlantic populations have changed over time. (1 point)

4.       What is the cultural importance of the salmon to the First Nations (make sure you read right to the end before answering this one) (4 points).

5.       How do volunteer organizations help to protect the salmon? (3 points)

6.       Are the salmon worth protecting? How can you contribute to their protection? (4 points)


Choose an endangered animal and do a project. The way you present your findings in your choice but you must research this:

  1. Some key points about the animal and their habitat
  2. Human impact on the animals and their environment
  3. What is being done to help those animals?
  4. What more do you suggest should be done?


Hands-on graphic design choices (50 points needed)

  • ·        Draw a house (or other building/object) in Google Sketchup – use the video tutorials like: It could be a dream house, a fantasy house, your house…. (1-50 points)
  • ·        Art Rage – draw a picture with the tablet or the SMART board or mouse. (1-20 points)
  • ·        3D print from (2 points)
  • ·        3D print from an object you modified (5+/- points)
  • ·        Design and 3D print your own cup/other object in (10+/- points)
  • ·        Vinyl print a simple clipart/object library (3 points)
  • ·        Vinyl print a design that you outlined yourself (5 points)  
  • ·        Vinyl print a design in several colours (5-20 points)









Posted: March 31, 2017

  1. Quiz - le 5 avril - Identifier nom d'élément, numéro atomique, masse atomique, # protons, neutrons et électrons
  2. Labo # 4 - le 10 avril
  3. Test de Chimie - le 13 avril

Voici un quiz qui pourrais-t-aider...

Posted: March 23, 2017

Quiz et question de labo demain.  Leçon attachée si vous en avez besoin.

PDF icon chem1.pdf7.15 MB
  1. Merge two animals. Be inspired by looking at photoshopped animals on youtube.  You can also choose to do an animal and a fruit etc….  Go through the lesson attached.  It shows you how to change colours and the displacement map is great for substiuting textures (fur/feathers etc.)
Binary Data animal_merge_4.notebook10.11 MB

Posted: March 3, 2017

You have options:

  1. Create a game that someone else can play.  It must play smooth and engage others for at least a couple of minutes.  There should be an objective (i.e. score points, knock down the other player, don't drop something....). For Frogger - choose "Tech Units -Scratch 1 - frogger"
  2. Make a musical instrument
  3. You can also try something completely different like making a hand you can high-five, a motion-capture camera or a musical instrument from water...
  4. Come up with some new form of brilliance

JOURNAL, JOURNAL, JOURNAL - What you are learning? What are you planning? What are you thinking about it?

  1. Salmon project - cut styrofoam, journal, start pump
  2. Local food - find and plan ingredients - draw set-up
  3. Aquaponics - start other pump, water plants, set up in solarium and
  4. Bee project - plant, transplant, water and set up in solarium
  5. Living wall - plan, design and plant
  6. Gardening -


  1. Take a close-up, high quality picture of you or a friend.  Alter the picture to: Perfect the skin Change eye colour Whiten the teeth OR darken the circles under their eyes, add blackened teeth, bruising, wrinkles...
  2. How ethical is it to Photoshop an image for a ?magazine cover?  Should there be limits? What limits? Respond with at least half a page (150 words) by citing specific examples from here or others.
Binary Data touch_up_lesson.notebook8.88 MB



Added: Mon, Apr 23 2018