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					                     Mrs. Greenwood – Advance Life Science- Seventh Grade Select +
                                nadia.greenwood@browardschools.com
                 BIOGRAPHY OF A PROMINENT SCIENTIST              100 POINT PROJECT
        TURN IN YOUR PROJECT WITH THESE PAGES ON TOP AND ITEMS CLEARLY MARKED

NAME______________________                                THE SCIENTIST I CHOOSE IS
BLOCK ______________
DUE DATE: 9/8/2010___________                             ________________________


REQUIRED ITEMS
Do all 5 items A-E                                        Choose 2 from options A-E
    A. Time line                                                A.      Wedding announcement
        1. Correct biographical info.                                   1. Date
        2. Creative                                                     2. Time
        3. Reflects historical period                                   3. Place
        4. Includes significant events of period.                       4. Spouse
        5. Artistic                                             B.      Letter to another scientist
        6. Attractive                                                   1. Appropriate date
    B. Birth document                                                   2. Appropriate address of your
        1. Scientist’s name                                                 scientists
        2. Date of birth                                                3. Proper form (informal)
        3. Location                                                     4. Concerns a topic of concern of the
        4. Father’s name                                                    time
        5. Mother’s name                                        C.      Editorial Cartoon
    C. Journal writing                                                  1.       Creative
          1. Reflects some characteristic from the                      2.       Reflects some aspect of
        personality of the scientist and his/her                                 scientist’s personality or
        accomplishments                                                          accomplishments
          2. Writer is in character of scientist                        3.       Reflects historical period
          3. Paints a verbal picture of time period of                  4.       Attractive
        scientist’s life                                                5.       Artistic
    D. Letter requesting funds. (Keep in mind time              D.      Front page article of newspaper (include
          period of letter writer)                                      masthead)
        1. Proper form for business letter                              1. Creative
        2. Address of country, etc. where the scientist                 2. Reflects some aspect of scientist’s
             lived or lives                                                 personality or accomplishments
        3. Address of political leader where scientist                  3. Reflects historical period
             lived or lives                                             4. Attractive
        4. Funds requested for project that scientist                   5. Artistic
             could have been working on at the time                     6. Meets newspaper requirements
        5. Appropriate date                                                      Layout
    E. Resume’                                                                   Size
        1. Proper form                                                           Punctuation
        2. Accomplishments listed                                                Bold print
        3. Address appropriate for scientist                                     Edition date
        4. Job requirements & scientist’s skills match          E.      Commemorative poem
        5. Appropriate date                                             1. Creative
        6. Degrees properly noted in order                              2. Reflects some aspect of scientist’s
                                                                            personality or accomplishments
                                                                        3. Reflects historical period
BIBLIOGRAPHY REQUIRES A MINIMUM OF                                      4. Attractive
                                                                        5. Artistic
FOUR SOURCES                                                            6. Outlines accomplishments




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                     Mrs. Greenwood – Advance Life Science- Seventh Grade Select +
                                nadia.greenwood@browardschools.com
                 BIOGRAPHY OF A PROMINENT SCIENTIST              100 POINT PROJECT
        TURN IN YOUR PROJECT WITH THESE PAGES ON TOP AND ITEMS CLEARLY MARKED
                                                            Chose 1 From options A-D
                                                                   A. Legal document (marriage certificate,
                                                                      college diploma, death certificate, passport)
                                                                      1. appropriate dates
Choose 2 From options A-D                                             2. appropriate form
      A. Commemorative coin or stamp                                  3. appropriate location
             1. Creative                                              4. correct biographical information
             2. Reflects some characteristic from                     5. artistic
                  the personality of the scientist or                 6. attractive
                  his/her accomplishments.                         B. I D Badge (Horse and buggy license, pilot’s
             3. Reflects historical period of scientist.              license or security badge).
             4. Outlines accomplishments.                             1. Picture
             5. Attractive                                            2. Correct biographical info.
             6. Artistic                                              3. Appropriate date
      B. Vanity plate                                                 4. Appropriate form
             1. Creative                                              5. Appropriate address
             2. Reflects some characteristic from                     6. Artistic
             the personality of the scientist or his/her              7. Attractive
             accomplishments.                                      C. Letters to friend, letter about meeting, letter
             3. Reflects historical period of                         notifying of award, telegram.
             scientist.                                               1. proper form
             4. Outlines accomplishments.                             2. addresses appropriate
             5. Attractive.                                           3. content appropriate
             6. Artistic.                                             4. appropriate date
      C. Epitaph                                                   D. Obituary Notice
             1. Date of Birth.                                        1. Date of birth
             2. Date of death.                                        2. Date of death
             3. Less than ten words to sum up life                    3. Time/location of service
                  accomplishments of scientist.                       4. Person giving eulogy. (Use your
             4. Poetic.                                                    imagination if necessary).
      D. Photo or portrait album.                                     5. Cause of death
             1. Recycled materials used.                              6. Major accomplishments listed
             2. Aged look
             3. Important personal photos          (Wife,
             children, wedding, etc.)
             4. Important professional photos
             (Workshop, lab, other leading scientists
             of the day, etc.)
             5. Photo arranged artistically.
             6. Captions as written by scientist



General information:
Use your imagination for a good grade. Pick a scientist
that would interest you.
CLEARLY MARK THE ITEMS YOU ARE TURNING IN

            GRADING RUBRIC:
            TEN +                         100%. = A
            Nine+                          90%. = A
            Seven+                         85% = B
            Six+                           78%. = C+
            Five+                          70% = C
Less than Five will not be accepted = 0/F

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