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Grade: Middle
Subject: Science

#1873. Famous Scientist Wanted Poster

Science, level: Middle
Posted Thu Jul 27 21:44:44 PDT 2000 by Liz Belasic (
Famous Scientist Wanted Poster
Elisabeth Morrow School, Englewood, NJ USA
Materials Required: Internet, Library
Activity Time: 2-4 days
Concepts Taught: Biography, Research


Poster MUST be on an 8 1/2 x 11 sheet of paper. 10 points

Mug shot - We need to know what they look like! 10 points

First, Middle and Last name of your scientist. 5 points

Birth Date and Year of Death or if still alive. 5 points

What country were they born in and where did they do their work? 10 points

What are they famous (wanted) for? 5-8 complete sentences, in your own words, for full credit. 30 points

A fact that you found interesting OR a quote by that person. 10 points

Print out or photocopy of your sources with info highlighted. 15 points

Your name on the bottom right corner. 5 points