Introduction | Task | Process| Resources | Evaluation| Conclusion



Have you ever wanted to travel through space? Well, here's your chance to do so without actually leaving earth!

The Task:

The Process:

At the computer:

Read all directions before you click.

  1. Choose two planets you want to study.
  2. Click here to view and print a research grid for note-taking purposes.
  3. To complete the research grid you may get your information from the following websites:
    An Overview of the Solar System , scroll down to the info. that explains the composition (make), size, and position of planets
    Kids Adventures in Space
  4. Remember to take notes by using key phrases instead of sentences and be sure that you are using your own words!

In the classroom:

  1. Use your notes on your research grid to write a rough draft for the two planets you chose.  Be sure to edit and rewrite a final copy. You can type it if you would rather.
  2. Brainstorm, create a sketch, then finalize your visual aid (poster, model, mobile, be creative and surprise me!).
  3. Present your completed project to the class.



Student's work will be evaluated based on the following criteria:


After completing the Space Travel Project WebQuest, and listening to all presentations you will have traveled through space without ever having left Earth!

 Mary Corbett

Fairview Elementary

High Point, NC

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