Worm Bin Project Unit
Presentation of Findings
- Grade level: Middle Elementary
- Subject Area: Science
Students compile and format their findings from the
worm bins, the plant activity, and their Internet research on related topics into
"scrapbooks." The scrapbooks may be combine, writing, graphics, or pictures;
schools that have the capability may publish these presentations on the WWW or do
multimedia reports. Students also give short oral presentations of their
- Students will work in collaborative groups to develop writing skills and
skills in presenting group data.
- Students will develop an understanding of
the importance of presenting information to an audience in a clear and engaging
- Students will develop organizational skills and preferences.
Students will gain experience in conveying information to others orally.
Materials and Resources Needed
- Data/research information/images collected from previous activities.
- Depending on the types of presentations developed, any of the following
software packages: ClarisWorks, HyperStudio, HTML Editor or other HTML document
- Crayons or colored pencils and paper
- Have collaborative groups of students decide how they would like to
present the information they collected in the previous lessons.
the importance of group discussion about possible formats, reminding students to
consider what information they want to convey to the rest of the class.
- Have collaborative groups of students work with software packages or on paper to
format their information into a "scrapbook." Students may need assistance in
learning to use the software packages.
- Have collaborative groups of
students take turns presenting their information to the rest of the class.
Provide time for a question and answer period.
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