Based on the popular style of TED Talks, this assignment can be used for final assessment or edited to be used for a specific grade/unit. Students chose an area of science to research. They are to find a novel idea to present to the class.
This assignment aligns with topics covered in the Indiana 7th Grade Science Standards from IDOE. They are closely related to the NGSS Standards as well. Topics can be edited and changed to fit any standards or grade level.
This assignment introduces concepts of public speaking and presentation skills, especially helpful at the middle school level.
This can easily be used as a cross-curricular activity with ELA or Speech lessons on persuasive or informative writing and public speaking.
** Product is editable in Microsoft Word.
Planning Sheet and Rubric available here: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Creative-Presentation-Planning-Sheet-and-Rubric-3817256