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Science Space Inquiry Project

Name: _________

Learning Intention:
- I can identify a space-related question that demonstrates
curiosity in scientific inquiry
- I can research and communicate my understanding about a
space-related question in a detailed, clear, and engaging
manner

Project Description:
Choose a question related to one of the following topics:
- The overall scale, structure, and age of universe
- Position, motion, and components of our solar system (planets, moons, asteroids,
meteors) in our galaxy
- First Peoples perspectives of aurora borealis and other celestial phenomena
- Canadas contribution to space exploration technologies
Research the answer to your question and present your
explanation in a visual manner (eg. poster, digital poster,
infographic, PowerPoint)

Question:
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Project Rubric

Not Yet Approachi Minimally Fully


Meeting ng Meeting Meeting
to
Exceeding
Quality of - No question - The question - The question - The question
or question is too narrow is focused but is focused,
question does not or too broad in may be original, and
relate to the scope lacking in appropriately
topic originality or challenging
challenge
Quality of - Information - Some - Information - Information
and inaccurate is accurate is accurate
research explanation information - Explanation and detailed
and are - Explanation is mostly - Explanation
explanation inaccurate, is unclear in understandabl is very clear
(3+ unclear, or many parts or e and written and written in
insufficient uses complex in students students own
paragraphs - Student vocabulary own words words
) copied and that are not - 3 reliable - More than 3
pasted from a defined sources are reliable
website - There are included sources are
- No sources less than 3 included
are included sources or
some sources
are not
reliable
Overall - Illegible and - More effort - Legible and - Legible,
unclear needed for clear but could clear, visually
presentatio visual be more attractive
n presentation visually
attractive