What is Required? This project demonstrates the branch between science and history, helping you to gain understanding of how the night sky was mapped and developed by ancient civilizations. This presentation must be completed using the program Prezi, which can be downloaded as an app, or completed on the Prezi website. An account must be made before beginning your Prezi document. Prezi or Google Slides presentation must be shared with me by the end of class Tuesday. Follow the in class directions to share your prezi with Mr. B.
Use this email ------> firstname.lastname@example.org <------
Your presentation must include the following information related to your chosen constellation:
- The Greek name of selected constellation and what it means in English
- Reasons why constellations (in general) were created in the first place
- History behind selected constellation (i.e., mythological story)
- Pictures outlining the stars’ pattern in the sky, as well as a picture superimposed on top of the star pattern showing what your selected constellation is supposed to look like
- At what times of the year it is visible in our Northern Hemisphere or the Southern Hemisphere (not viewable to us) from start-finish
- Names of prominent stars, galaxies, nebulae, etc., that are part of your constellation
- What types of stars and galaxies are the ones listed above (ex., red giant, blue giant, spiral galaxy, etc.)
- Any other important or interesting information related to your constellation, including possible astrological meanings, if applicable.
BIBLIOGRAPHY SLIDE: Students must write down the internet resources used, as they will need to create a bibliography. Add your sources to a separate slide at the end of your creation. Animations/videos are acceptable, but not required. NO TEXTING LANGUAGE ALLOWED!
**Use EasyBib.com for an efficient citation generator. Type or paste in the website you used, complete the missing information, generate the citation, paste into your presentation, repeat for all other sources.
Grading Your Project: This in-class project will is worth a total of 80 points, and will be scored based on the rubric your teacher will give to you in the coming days. Partial credit will be given for late submissions turned in within two weeks of the original due date. Remember: this is an in-class assignment, so make sure to focus in class and not fall behind.
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