The history of the movies

The children in 3rd and 4th class have been learning about the history of the movies. They discovered photographer Eadweard Muybridge and his pioneering work in photographic studies of motion and early work in motion-picture projection. The children enjoyed watching clips from some early black and white silent movies and the first “talkies.” The were amazed by the special effects and ingenious camera trickery of the time. Of course you can’t learn about the history of movies without popcorn!