SITN Format 1. Type on a Google doc. (You will be sharing your article with other classmates - mostly from other classes - for feedback.) A. Create document in shared Earth Care Geek folder. Give "can comment" rights to your group. B. Name your document with the following information: class code, SITN, topic & your first name. ex. Beta SITN Bees Abby. 2. At the top include a Hall Header. 3. Include the article title, periodical name (ex. Marin Independent Journal), author's name and date of article. If your article is from the Internet include a link to the article. 4. Have the 4 sections: A. Summary B. Science Fields: Pick 2 science fields and in complete sentences explain the field and why that type of scientist would be interested in the article. Here a a few sites that have a list of science fields: i. Chemistry: About.com - "ology" fields ii. Fields of science iii. Wikipedia - List of science fields
C. Opinions: Write a reflective paragraph on your opinion of the topic. D. Wonders: Write 2 wonders about what the topic that you would like to investigate further.
Scoring Guide (30 points)
Proper format - including article title, periodical name & date of article; sections clearly labeled; typed (2 points)
Article attached: include a link to the article; if from a newspaper put it in the "turn in pile" and staple or paperclip the article to your paper (2 points)
Part A: Summary - Article is summarized in your own words. You know the meaning of the science vocabulary or other words in your summary. No opinions given. (11 points)
Part B: Science Fields - 2 relevant field with a sentence explaining each and why someone from that field would be interested in the article. (3 points/field = 6 points)
Part C:Opinions - Write a reflective paragraph about the topic. Do not talk about if you thought the article was interesting or boring. (7points)
Part D: Wonders - Write 2 "wonders" about the topic that you would like to investigate further.. (2 point)
Science Fields Need to find the name of a science field? Here is a list of science fields. Sorry, but it's not searchable. You'll have to scan the list for something relevant.
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