Lesson 5 -Animatronics



Standards addressed include:

• Communication, Collaboration and Storytelling 

• Critical Thinking

• Problem Solving & Decision Making

• Creativity, Curiosity and Innovation

• Digital-Age Work and Learning 

• Digital-Age Learning Environments and Learning Experiences

• Technology Operations and Concepts

• Research and Information Fluency 


Estimated completion time of readings, reserach, project and assignment = 3 hrs  


Read information about Animatronics

Watch video about Animantronics

 This lesson is background material to read and View YouTube Videos. You will then create a project to apply what you have learned.

You may select which project you want to do.  

Videos-YouTube Animatronics

  View the following ( Est time 30-45 Min)

Videos-YouTube Annimatronics

Video: The Evolution of Disney Animatronics-NHD 2016 

URL: http://bit.ly/wdwlesson10A

Video: Disney Animatronics demo at Otronicon 2013 at the Orlando Science Center 

 URL: http://bit.ly/wdwlesson10B

Video: Toy Story Mania and Mr. Potato Head 

 URL: http://bit.ly/wdwlesson10C

Top 10 Disney Animatronic Malfunctions | Disney Ride Fails - YouTube


Top 10 Must See Animatronics at Walt Disney World! - YouTube


VIDEO: An Inside Look at New Disney Parks Technology ...


Sixty Years of Innovation: Audio-Animatronics ... - Disney Parks


Audio-Animatronics | Disney Video


The A1000 Is Disney's Advanced Animatronic ... - Popular Mechanics


How Disney built and programmed an animatronic president | Ars ...


The Imagineering of Audio-Animatronics | Malloryland



Select A Project: Lesson 5 - Assignment


Select A Project: Lesson 5 – Assignment

Project 1

What is your favorate attraction with audio-animatronics?

Describe exactly what the audio-animatronics does

Research the history of the attraction and the audio-animatronics.

What makes it special?

Would it be possible to interact with the guests in the attraction? Yes or No- How?

How would the attraction be without the audio-animatronic

2Or you can do Project 2

  1. Research the Disney Living Character Initiative

Link: http://samsdisneydiary.com/2017/02/28/88-what-is-the-living-character-initiative/

2.  Disney Living Character      Initiative Beginnings?

Link: http://www.imaginerding.com/2012/07/31/disney-living-character-initiative-beginnings/

3.  Patently Perfect: Living      Character Initiative 

Link: https://www.disneygeekery.com/2013/08/30/patently-perfect-living-character-initiative/

4.  Research -What are Disney      Articulated Characters?

Disney Characters' Articulated Heads | Disney Wiki | FANDOM ...

Link: https://disney.fandom.com/wiki/Disney_Characters%27_Articulated_Heads

  1. Design a Disney Animatronic      and Articulated Character and make it interactive.  To demonstrate completion you can do a      audio file (P3) or a Video (MP4) , PowerPoint slides or Google Slides or a      written  .doc Max size is 500-1000      characters ½ to 1.5 pages.
  2. Submit the completed      project . May be submitted as a      Word .doc or PowerPoint, or audio mp3 file, Video MP4 file

NOTE: Your assigment will be deposited in Dropbox-Link Here

File FORAMT     Example     (  Lesson 5-hDiBlasi )