2 Planet Project Directions: Each group will be researching a different planet. Using the rubric below, you are to create a presentation of your planet. The planets you can chose from are: Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. You can present your planet in various ways which are listed below.
3 Planet Project Statistics: Distance from the Sun: in km or miles Rotation: how long for it to spin onceRevolution: how long to go around the Sun onceDiameter: how big is the planet (in km or miles)Surface temperature rangeColdest to hottest temperatures
4 Planet Project Describe the atmosphere: Describe the terrain: What kinds of gases make up the atmosphere?Any specific weather patterns? Hurricanes, storms, etc.Is the atmosphere safe for Humans?Describe the terrain:Mountains, valleys, canyons, oceans, etc.?Any well known land features?Can Humans land on the planet?
5 Planet Project Describe its Moons Exploration of the Planet: How many moons does your planet have?Names of the more well known moons?Anything special about any of the moons?Exploration of the Planet:Have Humans been there? Robots? Satellites?What are some famous discoveries?
6 Planet Project Cross Section of the Planet’s Interior: Example: Label the layers
7 Planet Project Mythology about the Planet: How did it get its name?It’s symbol?What mythological stories help give the planet its name?At least 5 additional interesting facts, characteristics, or features about the planetAny “fun facts” about the planet the emphasize its uniqueness.
8 Planet Project Graphics: At least 5 pictures of your planet or about your planet.Cannot count the Cross-Section picture
9 Planet ProjectPresentation: As a group, you need to decided today how you want to present your projectPoster – must provide your own poster boardPowerPointVideoSong – typed out lyrics, with picturesResearch Paper – typed out, with pictures3D Model – must provide your own materialsSkit – typed script, with picturesEach member MUST present.Bring a USB Key to store your information
10 Planet Project Bring a USB Key to save your information final presentation to Ms. Foltin:
11 Planet Project Group Project: Decide what Planet you will research: No group is bigger than 4 unless approved by me.If you cannot choose, I will choose for you.When I say go, you will have 30 seconds to choose who your group members will beDecide what Planet you will research:Make a list of the top 3 planets you wish to research.I will select at random who will choose first.