Grade Level: 9th
Sources for Information:
Instructional steps to implement the lesson
Divide the class into groups of three.
Give each student a copy of the Instructions & Rubric.
Each student will research three scientists, using the Rubric to guide their research. They should use the primary source links above. The sources for information links are good starting points for research.
He student will report his or her results to the group.
Each student will create a baseball card for each scientist, using his or her own research and the research of their colleagues.
Post-assessment. Project Rubric
Materials needed by teachers: primary sources, 4x6 lined one-side note-cards (9 for each student), color pencils, markers, access to computers, rubric
Materials needed by students: primary sources, 4x6 lined one-side note-cards (9 for each student), color pencils, markers, access to computers, rubric