SCI100 Southern New Milestone 1 Volcanic Eruptions Graphic Organizer Template

Review the graphic organizer template and this graphic organizer sample. Your graphic organizer should address the following prompt: Visit the ScienceDaily

website and select a news story that interests you and has been published within the past six months. Answer the questions in the graphic organizer template,

based on your chosen news story.

Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed and will be graded using the Project 1 Rubric:

I. Describe the science topic discussed in your news story. Be detailed in your description, providing scientific background about the topic.

II. Identify the main idea or thesis in the news story you selected. In other words, what is the key concept being expressed

III. Describe the evidence that supports the main idea of the news story. For example, if the main idea of your news story is that volcanoes can cause massive

amounts of damage, your supporting evidence should consist of examples of volcanoes and the damage they caused.

IV. Pose questions that a natural scientist might be interested in, based on the main idea and supporting evidence that you identified. For instance, you

might ask questions about volcano prediction or the causes of volcanic eruptions.

V. Where could you look for more information about the science topic discussed in the news story and the questions that you posed? You do not need to

list specific sources, but your response should focus on the types of sources you could use to research the topic and questions.

SCI100 Southern New Milestone 1 Volcanic Eruptions Graphic Organizer Template
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