Once you have drawn the name of a Physics Nobel Prize winner, you will complete research on that person's life and accomplishments.

Requirements:

  • Complete an outline on the person (15 points), based on the resources provided (see below). Complete an outline form
  • Do further research on the person's life (encyclopedias, the internet, etc--just be sure to note sources in your bibliography (15 points))
  • Create a Time Line of the person's life (10 points) to be printed and handed in. See sample. Be sure to print or save your timeline to your desktop before leaving the webpage, or it will be lost.
  • Create a "Wall of Fame" entry with a picture of your subject and a heading with his/her name and dates of birth and death (if deceased). Example will be shown in class. (10 points).
  • Complete a culminating project (60 points) from the choices below (be sure to check the rubric for each project):
    • Pop-Up Book
      • Must include at least five completed pages with all required information listed on the outline, as well as additional interesting facts.
      • Every page will have a full color illustration with pop-up on the top half, and written information about their person on the bottom half.
      • Illustrations must be clear and relevant. Printoffs are fine, as long as you give credit to your source.
      • Text will fill the bottom half of the page, and include the required info listed on the outline, as well as several other interesting facts about the person. Paragraphs should be indented. Sentences should be well written with correct capitalization and punctuation.
      • Creativity and neatness will be graded.
      Digital Storybook (what is a digital storybook?--)
      • Must have at least five completed pages with all required information included, as well as additional interesting facts.
      • Every page will have pictures and minimal text.
      • Student will turn in a storyboard showing planning stages.
      • Voice-over must be clear and grammatically correct.
      • Information presented must include the required info listed on the outline , as well as several other interesting facts about the person.
      • Creativity and organization will be graded.
      Podcast Interview
      • Students must write a full script for the podcast and turn in after the podcast is presented to the class.
      • Information presented must include the required info listed on the outline, as well as several other interesting facts about the person. Speaking lines and questions should be well written with proper grammar used.
      • Podcast should be at least 3 minutes and no more than 5 minutes long.
      • Creativity and organization will be graded.
      Scrapbook of Person’s Life and Work
      • This should be completed as if you are the person, and you are creating a scrapbook of your life and your work.
      • Must include at least 5 pages with "photographs" and text. Text should be grammatically correct and relevant.
      • Creativity and organization will be graded.
      Website (using iWeb)
      • Website must include at least 5 linked pages.
      • Information presented must include the required info listed on the outline, as well as several other interesting facts about the person.
      • Creativity and organization will be graded.


Resources

Point Spread for the Project:
Outline: 15 points
Time line: 10 points
Wall of Fame entry: 10 points
Culminating Project: 60 points
Bibliography: 15 points (must be in MLA format--if not in MLA format, no credit will be given)


Rubrics:
Pop Up Book
Digital Storybook
Podcast
Scrapbook
Website

Timeline
Wall of Fame entry