Time-lapse photography makes it possible to see spectacles of life too slow for our eyes.
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Time-lapse photography is used to capture change or movement that occurs over a long period time. In order to capture how a plant grows or a glacier moves, a photographer sets up a camera in a fixed location and takes a single picture at regular time intervals. When the individual photos are played back in rapid sequential order, viewers are able to see growth or movement of the object or process that was photographed.

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Seeing Nature's Slow Motion
Seeing Nature's Slow Motion Activity

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The class will compete to create ice sculptures and use a camera phone or tablet with a time-lapse application to record and then play back at fast speed these sculptures melting.