Solar System Introduction and Research Project

This activity helps students learn about planets through research and presentation skills. Student use a worksheet to guide their research about characteristics of a planet. Students use their research to develop a multimedia presentation persuade people to live on the planet. Instructional materials include suggestions for multi-day project planning, student worksheets, list of suggested online resources for student research, research prompts, presentation planning tool, reflection prompts, and rubric.

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GRADES:  8
TOPICS:  Earth Science, Science, Space Science
SCIENCE STANDARDS:  SC.8.8.12, SC.8.8.8
TAGS: astronomy, media, solar system

Contributors

CONTRIBUTOR: Gayle Anbe
ORGANIZATION: Ilima Intermediate
YEAR PRODUCED: 2011

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