Matter Monday is my way of bringing all science to life. Students get to explore the world of science without being confined to one content specific area. Students should enjoy reading and telling of the scientific things they have found. Please see the rubric below and let me know if there are any questions that follow.
Matter Monday Rubric
Each 9 weeks’ period, you are required to present something
scientific you are interested in. You
are required to present ONE TIME during the 9 weeks’ period,
resulting in a total of FOUR presentations PER YEAR.
You will submit your presentation at least one week
before your scheduled day to present.
If you have and excused absence you will be given the
following Monday to make up your day.
Teacher will print and have ready all submitted
The following are examples of acceptable presentation
read explaining a scientific fact
read about a new discovery or invention
in-class experiment explained
previously filmed experiment explained
You will be graded as follows:
Oral and Written Presentation--25 points
Picture (your own or from Internet)--25 points
Summary explanation in your own words--25 points
Name/Source/Video (No Wikipedia)--25 points
Any presentation not ready on the day of will have points
deducted 25 points until complete unless someone agrees to trade days with you.