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 alien family decided to move to earth. They e-mailed you and asked what landform would be best for them to land and inhabit.
Work with a partner and choose how you will present your research.
Planning Sheet to know?
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.
resources to know?
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. choose 6 of the 9 following activities to go with your presentation.
Create a road map of your landform. Include a key, compass rose, streets, churches, restaurants, and schools.
Determine a form of transportation for your landform. Explain how it is used.
Make a Venn diagram comparing another landform to your chosen landform.
DDD 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.
Student Assessment 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 a job description for each.
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.
Flag Map of planet Post card/brochure Transportation
Diary entry Venn Diagram National Anthem 3-D Model Job description