1. Name of PlanetProvide a caption for each image. Ex: This is a compilation imageshowing the seasons on Saturn.The images were taken by theHubble Space Telescope fromEarth’s years 1996-2000. You and Your Partner’s Names Period
2. History• Who discovered your planet? When? How? Where?• Describe how the planet got its name.• Place a photo (with a caption) of the planet symbol and if possible, the discoverer as well.
3. Solar System• Order from the sun.• Distance from the sun in AU and in km.• Orbital period (how long is one trip around the sun?)• Rotation (length of one day).• Place an photo on this slide that shows where your planet is located in relative to other planets.
4. Planet Measurements• Include all measurements from your data worksheet.• Insert a photo (with a caption) of your planet.
5. Composition and Atmosphere• Describe the core and surface composition of your planet.• Describe the composition of the atmosphere if any. If your planet does not have an atmosphere, simply state your planet does not have one.• Include a photo (with a caption) of the inside of your planet (found on the enchantedlearning.com website).
6. Surface Conditions• List surface temperatures – coldest, hottest, average.• Describe the details about weather found on your planet. If you are doing Jupiter or Neptune, this is where you should show and tell about the large spot.
7. Moons• How many moons does your planet have?• List moon names.• If your planet has no moons, add more pictures and captions instead.
8. Put the name of the most interesting moon here• Tell us about this interesting moon.• Provide several facts.• Include a photo (with a caption).• Again, if your planet does not have moons, add more photos and captions.
9. Rings• Provide information about the rings surrounding your planet.• Include a photo (with a caption) of the rings.• If your planet does not have rings, add more photos and descriptive captions.
10. Exploration• List satellite names and dates that have explored your planet.• Include a photo (with a caption that describes the mission) of at least one of the satellites that has visited your planet.• Add more slides if you need to.
11. Grading• The completed Research Worksheet is worth 200 points!• This presentation is worth 800 points. – 700 for content. Did you complete everything asked with a high level of effort? – 250 for great images with excellent captions. – 50 for style and neatness. Is your presentation colorful, easy to read, and neat?• Total: 1,000 points!• Delete this slide before turning in.
12. Did you finish early?• Make your presentation “Over the Top” – Add more facts – Add more photos with descriptive captions – Add animations – Add an audio narration – Add supportive graphics
13. Saving Your Work• Save the PowerPoint (ppt) in your period’s folder that is located in the Mr. Gardinier folder on the desktop.• Save your PPT file and any images in that folder only.• Any images or files left on the desktop WILL BE DELETED!• The file size for this presentation is too large to send to WebLockrz. If you want to work on this at home, you will need a flash drive.• Delete this slide before turning in.
14. Turning in Your Presentation• When finished, alert Ms. Hunter.• She will copy your presentation to a flash drive for grading.• If you have your own flash drive or a recordable CD, you can take home your presentation files.• WARNING – No points are awarded if your presentation gets “accidentally” deleted, does not save, gets lost, is at home, etc. YOU are responsible for your files.• Delete THIS slide before turning in.