Animals of Rhomaar

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Investigate the growth rates of alien animals. Pupils study fictional animals from another planet to determine how much they grow per year. The investigators plot the growth of their animals over a period of time and then compare them to two other species. The performance task is one in a series of eight.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Assign each class member an animal to make groups with the same animal
  • Use a museum walk with the posters to save time
Classroom Considerations

  • The class should be familiar with ratios and proportions
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Pros

  • Includes a scoring rubric with details on point values
  • Comes as a Word document, allowing for easy editing
Cons

  • The life span data in the solution table has errors