Extra Credit Science Projects for School Year 2012-2013
Preferably Winter / Spring Break.
(These are 6th and 7th grade SOL’s that must be reviewed before testing)
Projects for extra credit must be presentable to the class, preferably
completed on poster board, and show all pertinent information related to the
subject selected (See directions at bottom of page.) You will earn additional
points if the project is put in an electronic brochure format, or on a ten (10)
slide minimum, not including title and bibliography slides, Power Point.
Extra credit is placed on your lowest quiz or test grade, whichever is most
beneficial to your grade. All extra credit from this page is due before the
9 week test for that marking period. Students are limited to one (1) extra
credit project per 9 week grading period, from this list.
Titles include but are not limited to: (See teacher for any additional areas
you wish to complete)
Animal and Plant Cells
Life and the Environment
Resources and the Environment
Earth, Moon and Tides
Series and Parallel Circuits
The paper must be typed in a 12 font, double-space paragraph format. The
paper must be a minimum of one (1) page in length. You may use pictures
or other forms of artwork in your paper; however, it will not be counted as
part of required length of the paper. You must have a title page and a
bibliography which again will not count as part of the required length. You
must use a minimum of 3 separate sources for your paper which can include
the Internet but must include at least one print source i.e. book, magazine,
reference book, etc.