Biography folder information (1)

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Name: ______________________
Date: _______________________
Science – 6th Grade
Period: __________
A Biography File Folder
Directions: Select one of the scientists listed below and research his life accomplishments.
The biography should include a cover folder, a timeline of events, summary of life events and
accomplishments, and a folder back cover. In order to complete your assignment, complete the
following steps:
Step 1: Select a scientist such as from the list below:
1. Amedeo Avogadro (1776 - 1856)
2. Jons Jacob Berzelius (1779 - 1848)
3. Robert Boyle (1627 - 1691)
4. **Antoine Lavoisier (1743 - 1794)
5. **Dmitri Mendeleyev (1834 - 1907)
6. Isaac Newton
** These scientists are important to a present unit of study. They will likely be part of the test.
Step 2: Use various sources to research and complete the information in the given
worksheets. You may use books, encyclopedias, and the internet in order to complete your
research.
Step 3: Complete the worksheets, make sure you design the cover for your biography in a
manila folder, and make your timeline of events.
Step 4: The timeline should include the date of birth, the date of death, and at least 5 other
entries including scientific accomplishments, important personal events, and interesting facts
you find.
This will be a test grade, so it is important that you follow all of the steps listed above.
Furthermore, you should read the rubric properly to ensure your best grade.
Name: ______________________
Date: _______________________
Science – 6th Grade
Period: __________
A Biography File Folder
Directions: Use your notes to write a brief two page report about the well-known scientist.
1. Vital Information:
Name: _____________________________________________________
Date of Birth: ______________ Place of Birth: ____________________
Date of Death: ______________ Place of Death: __________________
2. Summary of Scientist’s life:
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3. Family and Childhood Information:
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4. What were his major accomplishments in the scientific field?
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5. How the scientist’s accomplishments did impact others’ lives?
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Name: ______________________
Date: _______________________
Science – 6th Grade
Period: __________
A Biography File Folder
6. Interesting information and other facts: (Hobbies, marriages, education, interests)
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7. Famous Quotes by this scientist:
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Conclusion: (What did you learn about this scientist? – must be written in third person)
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9. Picture or diagram of Scientist contribution to the field of chemistry:
Name: ______________________
Date: _______________________
Science – 6th Grade
Period: __________
A Biography File Folder
Biography of Sources Used:
Book:
Book title: _______________________________________________________
Author: _________________________________________________________
Name of Publisher: ________________________________________________
Place Published: __________________________________________________
Date Published: __________________________________________________
Encyclopedia:
Encyclopedia name: _______________________________________________
Website Address: __________________________________________________
Name of Article: _________________________________________________
Pages used: _____________________________________________________
Date Published: _________________________________________________
Internet Websites:
Internet website: ________________________________________________
Internet Address: _______________________________________________
Date you used site: ______________________________________________
Internet website: ________________________________________________
Internet Address: _______________________________________________
Date you used site: ______________________________________________
** Once you have this information listed, then access the website http://citationmachine.net/index2.php
to create a bibliographic entry. Use this format to create your biography page.
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