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  General Information
Lead Teacher(s): Marilyn Bishop
Grade Two Teacher
School: Clarenville Primary School
P.O.Box 1237
Clarenville, NF
A0E 1J0
Grade Level: Two
Number of Students: 23
Project Start and Finish Dates: March 1 to April 30, 1999
Project's URL:

   Project Overview

Students will use the Internet to access information about The Solar System as a pre-writing activity in their Social Studies. This information will be the basis of a report by each student which will be written using a word processing program suitable to their ability.

   Curriculum Connections

Social Studies

Grade Two students will locate and utilize information related to the Solar System in terms of the following criteria:

  • Appearance
  • Size
  • Distance from the sun
  • Other Interesting Facts

Technology Information

Students will use the computer to:

  • Investigate new topics
  • Access information from local and remote data bases
  • Explore current topics
  • Practise keyboarding skills
  • Follow the directions by reading the screen

   Evaluation

The project will be bases on the following criteria:

  • Students will acquire a body of knowledge relating to the Solar System
  • Students will use the Internet as a means of information processing
  • Students will assess material with respect to its appropriateness
  • Students will develop an appreciation of the vast amount of information available
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