BRING THE ADIRONDACKS INTO YOUR CLASSROOM
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|Grade: 6th Grade
|NYS Content Area Standard:
Math, Science & Technology:
Standard 4: Science
|NYS Interdisciplinary Standard:
||Adirondack Curriculum Content Area:
|Keywords: spiders, game|
|Investigative Question or Issue: How do spiders produce their webs?|
Prior to issuing this challenge, the teacher will want to ensure the availability of a variety of appropriate resources to support the research element of this project.
With a partner, investigate the "Issue" cited above. As you conduct your research, use the outline provided to record your notes. Be sure to gather important information about each of the following focus questions:
To share the information you've gathered, create a card or board game that other students of your age might enjoy playing. This game should be based on the accurate information you have gathered in your research. As you create the game consider the following:
Your game should be ready for sharing with others on ________________________________.
After completion of challenge, students will have a chance to play each group's game. This will be a way to check if the directions are clear and accurate. Another possibility would be to have the games played by students in another grade level
- Your game must include clear directions on how to play it
- All the information about spiders used in the game must be accurate
- Your game calls for the use of correct scientific vocabulary where appropriate
- Your game is creative - Spelling, grammar, and English usage is correct in your game
- The important information you gathered in response to each of the focus questions is incorporated in the game
|Product Quality Checklist
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|Standard/Criteria:||Points Possible:||Points Awarded:|
Required information addressing focus questions is present on outline
Required information addressing focus questions is present in game
Game uses correct English grammar, spelling, & use of appropriate scientific vocabulary
Information is accurate
Game is creative
Directions for game are clear and accurate.
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