Objectives:

Use hyper text links to access information.
Record researched observations about the planets Earth and Mars.
Use and understand data tables and charts.
Summarize information that has been gained during class time.
Write a one page summary of what happened in class.
Provide time for each student to contribute to the Mars Newsletter.
Learn to write in such a way that a student who was not in class will understand what happened.

Purpose:

Students learn to summarize and communicate efficiently with other students.

Time:

Summary is completed as homework. Student is excused from the homework for that day. Student is given time during class to enter the daily summary via-e-mail.

Materials:

Internet access

Preparation:

Teacher - verify that all URL links are functioning.
Students - mastery of basic writing skills.
 
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