Extra Credit Assignment!
Art/ Writing /Acting & Science Project
1) Come up with a creative way to cover / teach/ explain any of the material we
have covered in the class
2) Write up a short summary (2-3 sentences) of what you plan to do with your
a) what topic you want to cover (can be any topic already covered or to be
covered- see syllabus if unsure)
b) how you plan to present it (eg. a story, a picture, a model, a video, …)
3) Get my approval to do the project â€“ after you give me the summary
The project can be:
Making models* of a topic (eg. cells, organelles) â€“ NO Styrofoam Cells Please!
Turning a concept into some form of art (painting, drawing, photography)
(eg. making photosynthesis a graphic story)
Write up a poem or short story or comic book
Create a computer program that lets someone interactively explore a
concept (eg. how cellular respiration works)
Act out a process that occurs
Make video to explain a topic
Some other creative way to explain a concept you found interesting!
You will be graded on:
Completing the project
Quality of the work (eg. the more you put in, the more you get out)
Presenting what youâ€™ve made to class
Focus on your own interests and strengths in picking a topic and how to depict it.
If you like engineering and working with your hands, then build something. If you
like to draw, draw something.
You may work in pairs (2 people max) BUT I expect more work out of 2 people than
I do for one. Otherwise, you will split the points.
Worth up to 15 points!
Due in lecture no later than May 24