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2 Science Portfolio Project You will need to create a portfolio highlighting your learning of new science concepts this year. Your portfolio will use a variety of thinking map to summarize each chapter that we studied this year. You are now a 5 th grade science expert. You need to show your leaning by creating several thinking maps that show how you think about the leaning you did this year. Metacognition thinking about thinking. You will decide what thinking maps to use for each chapter. This portfolio is worth 100 points towards you final science grade. Please review the guidelines carefully. Each thinking map will need to be 1 page (8 ½ X11) and must include A frame with key questions: BLACK Sources how did you learn this information? GREEN = What do you understand about. BLUE = point of view (P.O.V.) RED = Why is it important Chapter 1 Building Blocks of Matter (3 maps) Physical vs. Chemical properties Periodic Table Atoms, compounds, molecules Chapter 2 How matter changes (3 maps) Physical and chemical changes States of matter How are chemical changes used Chapter 3 Body Organisms (2 maps) Plant vs. Animal Cells Photosynthesis Chapter 4 Human Body (3 maps) Circulatory system Digestive and urinary systems Respiratory system

3 Science Portfolio Project You will need to create a portfolio highlighting your learning of new science concepts this year. Your portfolio will use a variety of thinking map to summarize each chapter that we studied this year. You are now a 5 th grade science expert. You need to show your leaning by creating several thinking maps that show how you think about the leaning you did this year. Metacognition thinking about thinking. You will decide what thinking maps to use for each chapter. This portfolio is worth 100 points towards you final science grade. Please review the guidelines carefully. Each thinking map will need to be 1 page and must include frame with key questions: BLACK Sources How did you learn this information? GREEN = What do you understand about. BLUE = point of view (P.O.V.) RED = Why is it important Chapter 5 Water on Earth (3 maps) CA water sources Water Cycle Clouds Chapter 6 Weather (3 maps) How does air move Weather forecasts and tools Extreme weather Chapter 7 The Solar System (3 maps) Inner and Outer Planets The Sun Planet Rotations * You must use all 8 thinking maps * You can only use the circle map 5 times * Each thinking Map is worth 5 point (see rubric)

4 Rubrics for science portfolio Thinking Maps Grade Rubric Project includes ALL of the following: Project includes 4 for more of the following: Project includes 3 or more of the following: Project includes 2 or more of the following: 1 Project includes 1 of the following: Each thinking map is worth 5 points totaling 100 points.

5 Science Portfolio Grading Sheet Name: Room # Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 /10 points Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 /100 How do you think that you did on this project? What was your favorite concept to learn this year? Why? What was the most challenging concept to learn? Why? What grade do you feel you deserve for this project? Why?

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