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Using the PBL (Project Based Learning) framework, students will..
Research, Test, Design and Develop a kit and a key that will allow them to identify 8 different minerals.
They will present the
This is a research project where students have to answer the question: Who should get the remains of Kennewick Man? A brief introduction, suggested outline, and rubric is included. The end product is a 5 paragraph argumentative essay in which students have to decide the case as if they are a Wash
NGSS aligned assessment piece for Evidence of Evolution unit with scoring rubric.
Analyze and interpret data for patterns in the fossil record that document the existence, diversity, extinction, and change of life forms throughout the history of life on Earth under the assumption that
Vocabulary Graphic Organizer - Fill in this chart with definitions for fossil vocabulary. A blank chart is included to add
more vocabulary words if needed.
Fossil Discovery - Students pretend to find a fossil and write about their discovery using what they have learned about fossils. Inc
This is a standard based assessment for Next Generation Science Standard MS-ESS 2-1 (Middle School Earth and Space Science).
The assessment has a comprehensive rubric and checklist for students to use to organize their response.
The assessment requires students to:
-create a model of the rock cy
Teachers can use this Evolution Project and Rubric to allow students to explore the evolutionary changes of an organism of their choice. Students will choose an organism, research its ancestry, create a poster with specific guidelines, and present their findings to the class. A rubric is included in