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Matter Monday

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 day before your scheduled day to present.
  • If you have and excused absence you will be given the following Monday to make up your day.
  • Presentations DO NOT need to be printed.


The following are examples of acceptable presentation subjects:

  1. An article read explaining a scientific fact
  2. An article read about a new discovery or invention
  3. An short in-class experiment explained
  4. A previously filmed experiment explained

You will be graded as follows:
  • Title--10 Points
  • Picture (your own or from Internet)--10 Points
  • Slide Show Bulleted List of main points (Not to be read) --10 Points
  • Name--5 Points
  • Oral Presentation (Not reading from the slide but what you actually learned from the project)--30 Points
  • Video (Less than 3 minutes) OR live/videoed demonstration (By student, no time limit)--20 Points
  • Source of Reasearch--15 Points
  • Total 100 Points Possible

Any presentation not submitted one day prior to the date you requested will have points deducted 15 points each Monday until completed.