Physical Science Name: ______________________ Date: _________ Period: ___ Article Report Form (Keep in your binder for future reference!) Directions: 1. Each six weeks marking period a report must be made on a science article you have read in a recent magazine. The magazine must be no more than two years old (since January 1, 2012). 2. These reports are to be done on articles dealing with some area of Earth or Physical Science (examples: floods, earthquakes, weather, oceans, stars, space missions, nuclear energy, toxic wastes, computer technology, aerodynamics, gravity, laws of physics, etc.) but not on Life Science.. 3. Each report is to be written on a 5 x 8 inch index card. These may be picked up from your teacher before or after class after showing an edited and signed rough draft. 4. Reports must be written in blue or black ink. 5. The Library has National Geographic, Astronomy, Discovery, Popular Science, Newsweek, Science World, and other magazines of this type may be used. 6. These reports will count 10% of the six weeks grade. A letter grade will be deducted for each day the report is late. 7. The written report should be in the following form: (Underline Titles!) Author Name of Magazine Article page numbers Article report number (5x8 index card) (Put in “quotations”!) “Article Title” magazine date Your Name Science 8 Class Period Date turned in Summary: (In your own words, briefly tell what information is presented in the article. Limit your summary to the front side of the card, and leave a margin on the left and right sides.) On the back of the card number and answer the following questions in complete sentences. 1. What did you learn from reading this article? 2. What new questions about the topic do you have? 3. How was the article organized? 4. What did the pictures, graphs, or charts show?