Lenticular Technology and Creating Effective Public Service Announcements for Young People

In this lesson, students identify issues that are important to young people, become familiar with how lenticular technology has been recently used in a public service campaign aimed differently towards adults and young people, and develop their own public service announcements to raise awareness and action specifically among young people.

Media

Some media may contain mature content. Discretion is advised when viewing with students.

Lesson Plan

As an entire class or in small groups, have students brainstorm social issues that are important to young people. Some potential issues are: healthy and active living, bullying prevention, media literacy, self-esteem, child abuse prevention, child safety, substance abuse prevention, role models and mentoring, and childhood obesity prevention.

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Lesson tags: Eighth, Pop Culture, Seventh, Sixth, Social Studies

Niall Brennan

Niall Brennan Niall is a professor in the Department of Communication at Fairfield University and holds a Ph.D in Media and Communications. Niall is a well-traveled educator and has taught across the globe from Brazil to the UK. He has also worked in publishing, advertising and information systems in New York City. When he’s not teaching, Niall enjoys cooking, photography and spending time with his best friend and dog, Harry.