• Roman- Nuclear Brochure Assignment


    Nuclear Applications Brochure (2 Project Grades)

    Background:   Today’s society is becoming more advance in technology and science. These advancements have aided humans in more ways than one. Medicine, energy, and military defense are just a few areas that countries have focused their time and money on in order to become bigger and better than other countries of the world. Utilizing nuclear material is an area in science that is becoming more and more prominent. But like everything in life, there are consequences to man’s decision of working with materials that are unstable. It is the public’s responsibility to decide whether the pros outweigh the cons.

    Task:   Research the viewpoint given to you in class and research information   that will support your viewpoint. Develop a brochure using publisher to support your viewpoint. 

    Dates:                                    Library Research:  

    Brochure Due date:

    Research Notes (Daily Grade):  Students should create a research notes page of information and resources found. A minimum of 5 sources (2 of which should come from Discus).

    Suggested Sources:                 Academic Onefile                             Opposing Viewpoints

    Science and Context                                    Health and Wellness

    Brochure Requirements

    1. Front page
      1. Title
      2. Picture
      3. Inside pages
        1. Background information on topic.
        2. Persuasive letter to the public using researched information.
        3. List of 5 or more Pros for your topic.
        4. List of 3 or more real-life supporters of your viewpoint.
        5. 3 or more pictures
        6. Outside page
          1. Where can you find information on your viewpoint (works cited list)
          2. Author’s name

    Topics:                      Nuclear Medicine                 Nuclear Energy                    Nuclear Weapons

    Rubric

    CATEGORY

    (4) Excellent

    (3) Good

    (2) Almost

    (1) Not Yet

    Attractiveness & Organization

    (Organization)

    The brochure has exceptionally attractive formatting and well-organized information.

    The brochure has attractive formatting and well-organized information.

    The brochure has well-organized information.

    The brochure's formatting and organization of material are confusing to the reader.

    Content - Accuracy

    (Ideas)

    The brochure has all of the required information (see checklist) and some additional information

    The brochure has all of the required information (see checklist).

    The brochure has most of the required information (see checklist).

    The brochure has little of the required information (see checklist).

    Writing - Mechanics

    All of the writing is done in complete sentences. Capitalization and punctuation are correct throughout the brochure.

    Most of the writing is done in complete sentences. Most of the capitalization and punctuation are correct throughout the brochure.

    Some of the writing is done in complete sentences. Some of the capitalization and punctuation are correct throughout the brochure.

    Most of the writing is not done in complete sentences. Most of the capitalization and punctuation are not correct throughout the brochure.

    Graphics/Pictures

    The graphics go well with the text and there is a good mix of text and graphics.

    The graphics go well with the text, but there are so many that they distract from the text.

    The graphics go well with the text, but there are too few.

    The graphics do not go with the accompanying text or appear to be randomly chosen.

    Sources

    There are many citations from a variety of sources accurately listed on the brochure.

    There are some citations from a variety of sources accurately listed on the brochure.

    There are a few citations accurately listed on the brochure.

    Incomplete citations are listed on the brochure.

    Publisher Brochure:

    Page 1

    Image

    Page 2

    Image