2 IntroductionYou are an astronaut on a mission to another planet in our solar system. You will join a crew to gather information about your destination. When you become experts, you will voyage to this planet. After exploring it, you will create a travel brochure for your planet.
3 TaskYour job is to collect data about your planet. Your crew of astronauts will work as a team to collect this scientific information. You will need to show your data sheet to Mission Control before blast off.Create a travel brochure.Present your data as a crew to your peers and Mission Control
4 ProcessFirst, Mission Control (your teacher) will assign you to a crew ( 3 students ).Contact Mission Control for your planet destination.Print out each of the Data Collection Sheets.DC Sheet 1, DC Sheet 2, DC Sheet 3Decide which data sheet each crew member will be responsible for completing with information about your planet destination. *You are now ready to start collecting data. Use a circle map for note taking.*Click here and print out draft sheets for each of your crew.
5 EvaluationReview the Rubric to see how you will be scored
6 ConclusionCongratulations, you have now gathered all of the information you will need for your planet!By completing this Web Quest, you have learned how to research, record and organize information.You have also learned how to use computers and technology to create a project.
7 Teachers4.7 The student will investigate and understand the organization of the solar system. Key concepts includea) the planets in the solar system;b) the order of the planets in the solar system; andc) the relative sizes of the planets.