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Big Bang Graphic Novel

LEARNING GOALS

The goal is for you to learn these standards:
  • Describe the scientific view of the origin of the universe.
  • Explain the stages of the "Big Bang", including the period of "inflation".
  • Explain the evolution of matter and the development of resulting celestial objects and structures.


Assignment Introduction

Direct link to video above: http://youtu.be/ptCylGUPrMY

 INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Brainstorm: Think of the eras of the Big Bang. How can they be drawn together into a story?
  2. Create a graphic novel illustrating the eras of the Big Bang
    • The story must includes the name of the time period, major events, density and temperature of each era of the Big Bang. 
    • Make your graphic novel understandable and age-appropriate for an adult or high school student. 
    • You may choose to do this by hand and upload pictures of the final product OR you could use an a web tool like PixtonPowToonMakeBeliefsComixStrip Generator, or Pikistrips.
 

WHAT IS A GRAPHIC NOVEL?

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PROJECT EXAMPLES

RUBRIC
CriteriaGrading Scale
Format

**Graphic Novel format **illustrates the Eras of the Big Bang in a unique way

4

Excellent

3

Good

2

Satisfactory

1

Needs Improvement

Story

**Is developed into a story **Includes the name of the time period, major events, density and temperature of each era of the Big Bang

4

Excellent

3

Good

2

Satisfactory

1

Needs Improvement

Clarity, Age Appropriateness

**Comic in understandable for adults and high school aged students.

1

Satisfactory

0

Needs Improvement

Medium

**Uses an approved medium (drawn by hand or a web tool) in a unique way.

1

Satisfactory

0

Needs Improvement

Total pts: 10

 
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