AN OUT OF THIS WORLD EXPERIENCE. ALIEN ADVENT URE. SCENARIO. An alien family decided to move to earth. They e-mailed you and asked what landform would be best for them to land and inhabit. What do you already know about landforms? What do you need to know?. K. W. L.
AN OUT OF THIS WORLDEXPERIENCE
An alien family decided to move to earth. They e-mailed you and asked what landform would be best for them to land and inhabit.
What do you already know about landforms? What do you need to know?
Work with a partner and choose how you will present your research.
Research different landforms and choose one.
Our landform is: ________________________________
We chose this landform because ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Research of our landform:
Weather conditions: ___________________________________
What shaped landform: _______________________________________
Possibilities for changes: ____________________________________
Erosion effects: _________________________________________
Interesting Facts: ______________________________________
Create a model of your landform using recyclables or materials brought from home.
Guiding Question: What will the family need to do to adapt to living on that landform.
Now that you have chosen the landform & created your model, choose 6 of the 9 following activities to go with your presentation.
Create a flag that represents your landform.
Create a road map of your landform. Include a key, compass rose, streets, churches, restaurants, and schools.
Create a diary entry for a day in the life of your alien family.
Create post cards your family can send to their relatives.
Design a Coat of Arms for your alien family.
Determine a form of transportation for your landform. Explain how it is used.
Make a Venn diagram comparing another landform to your chosen landform.
Create a 3-D model of a home for the alien family.
Choose possible occupations for your alien family and write a job description for each.
Students will make presentations to their classmates, and complete the rubric as a self-assessment.
Alien Adventure: Tic-Tac-Toe Rubric
Team Names Total Points Earned
O= 40 S= 39 - 30 N= 29 – 20 U= 19 - 0
Check off the Tic-Tac-Toe items presented in your product: 6 items = 20 points. 5 items = 15 points.
FlagMap of planet Post card/brochure Transportation
Diary entry Venn Diagram National Anthem 3-D Model Job description