rms6sci Mrs. Brod, Mrs.Gorham, Mrs. Ardoin
Riverwood Middle School  
WELCOME TO RIVERWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL'S
SIXTH GRADE SCIENCE PAGE


ELEMENT BOOK
DUE DATE NOVEMBER 16, 2000



Your class has been selected to produce a set of element booklets to educate students of your own age about some of the most common elements. Each one of you will be responsible for researching and creating a colorful, interesting and educational booklet for one element. You will share your booklet with the class. Each person will then have an opportunity to evaluate another person's booklet.

Certain information must be included in your booklet. You will receive a worksheet to help you gather your information. The booklet will be organized according to the following outline:

· Cover - Title of the book
· 1st page - Element symbol, name, atomic number, atomic mass, family
· 2nd page - Physical characteristics and properties, # of protons, neutrons and electrons, metal/nonmetal, color, odor, phase at room temperature, other distinctive features.
· 3rd page- History, when was it discovered, who discovered it, origin of its name
· 4th page - Where is this element found, how abundant is it, what is it used for?
· 5th page - Chemical properties, compounds this element is found in, their uses
· 6th page - Element song of your own! Select an easy tune and write a verse about your element.
· 7th page - Works cited,  at least two sources of information. See back for correct way to list works cited.

You will be graded on complete and correct information, neatness, grammar, spelling and originality. Work hard and HAVE FUN!
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