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Name:__________________________________________

Phases of Matter Skit

Date:__________________Period:_________________

DIRECTIONS: create a short skit (no more than 5 minutes long) that describes and differentiates between the three main phases of matter (solid, liquid, and gas) as well as plasma (though we will not be studying this one extensively). Please include good information as well as visuals in an entertaining way. Skit MUST Include: 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) Movement & Speed of molecules Pictures/Diagrams/Drawings Example substances of the state (use room temperature) Description of the change in molecules when heat is added or lost Use of proper vocabulary for change of state

EXAMPLE: sell each phase by making a short commercial OR create characters based on the movement of the molecules, such as gas being a very excited person full of energy, etc. BE CREATIVE!!!

Your skit needs to educate and entertain your audience, leaving them with a strong understanding of the 3 main phases of matter.
You will be graded as follows (15 points total): Score (points) Criteria Acting: loud voice, eye contact Required Information Organization & Effort Entertainment Factor Use of Visual Aids =3 Met Expectations
My group used loud speaking voices & eye contact All 5 requirements were met

=2 Almost Met Expectations


Most of my group used loud speaking voices and eye contact Most of the requirements were met A little disorganized, could have been better with more planning

=1 Did NOT Meet Expectations


We really didnt speak loud enough or look at our audience We didnt include all requirements Disorganized and confusing, not much planning or effort put forth Audience did not seem to enjoy this performance Lack of use of visual aids appropriately or lack of visual aids in general

Well thought out and organized, easy to understand

Skit was fun to watch and audience was engaged Visual aids were large, colorful, and appropriate to describe information

Skit was a bit dry and audience was somewhat entertained Visual aids didnt match information described or somehow visually displeasing

Total Score:_____________

Self Evaluation
Directions: Please circle the appropriate scoring box for each criterion and total the score in the space provided below.
Score (points) Criteria Acting: loud voice, eye contact Required Information Organization & Effort Entertainment Factor Use of Visual Aids =3 Met Expectations
My group used loud speaking voices & eye contact All 5 requirements were met

=2 Almost Met Expectations


Most of my group used loud speaking voices and eye contact Most of the requirements were met A little disorganized, could have been better with more planning

=1 Did NOT Meet Expectations


We really didnt speak loud enough or look at our audience We didnt include all requirements Disorganized and confusing, not much planning or effort put forth Audience did not seem to enjoy this performance Lack of use of visual aids appropriately or lack of visual aids in general

Well thought out and organized, easy to understand

Skit was fun to watch and audience was engaged Visual aids were large, colorful, and appropriate to describe information

Skit was a bit dry and audience was somewhat entertained Visual aids didnt match information described or somehow visually displeasing

Total Score:_____________ Feedback 2 Positive Comments about your skit (what you think you did well): _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ 1 Negative Comment & Describe how you could have improved: _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________