Project: Physical Science in Everyday Life

Teacher: Christopher Smith
School: Topeka West High School
Location: Topeka, Kansas USA
Start Date: 03/24/2010
End Date: 04/23/2010
Project Plan
Unique Requests of
Participating Mentors:

Mentors that are knowledgeable in physical science and have experience with MS PowerPoint.


Students will be creating a learning reflection portfolio using MS PowerPoint about major physical science concepts. Also provide real-world application examples to reinforce the importance and relevance of science in everyday life.


1. Science Curriculum & Application 2. Independent learning & Group Cooperation



Grade Level:


Content Area:

Science - Physcial Science

Student Outcomes:

Physical Science Portfolio *Physcial Science Concept Term(s) *Lab Activity Description *Real-world Application

Evaluation of
Student Outcomes:

1. PPT Portfolio Rubric

Teacher Role:

1. Teach Curriculum 2. Facilitate learning between students/mentors 3. Communicate with mentors

Mentor Role:

1. Send/respond messages 2x week 2. Assist student in completing PPT portfolio- understanding & applying concepts, overall editing/review PPT