Objective: To understand the accomplishments, theories, ideas, writings, and defeats of an astronomer.
Procedure: You will be assigned an astronomer. You should produce a scrapbook that includes the following information:
|1.||A personal timeline for the scientist - Represent the high points of your scientist's personal and professional life and include at least 5 historical dates as well.|
|2.||A birth certificate - Create a certificate and appropriate information.|
|3.||Pictures the scientist might have drawn or cut out and saved (with labels/captions).|
|4.||A newspaper article reporting and explaining important events in which this person was involved.|
|5.||An obituary (see the newspaper for examples) including an Epitaph (what's written on their tombstone).|
|6.||A letter written by the person as a youth to a friend revealing information about the person's youth and their interests.|
|7.||A letter of recommendation for this person to a college from a high school teacher.|
|8.||A speech or essay written by this person on the topic: "Advice to Young People Who Want To Succeed in Science."|
|9.||A letter of introduction from the scientist to our class.|
|10.||A newspaper article that might have been published during the lifetime of the scientist.|
|11.||A color advertisement about this person and their work|
|12.||Anything else you might want to include (ON APPROVAL!).|
The final product should be in a folder, scrapbook, or bound in some way.
Projects will be graded on accuracy and creativity.
Project due on October 31, 2005.
My astronomer is: _____________________________________________________