2010-11 Biology Blog

Project Packet - CLICK HERE!!!

Finding Post Ideas

Online Tutorials:

How to Comment to a Post
How to Hyperlink Within Your Post
How to Add a Photo to Your Post

Current Points Earned - *Published with student & parent permission*
Molly 25, 15 (20)
Leyla 25, 20
Dan 25, 20
Sara 15, 5 (20)
Alice 25, 20
Emily 25, 20
Jess 25, 25
Deirdre 25, 25

ARCHIVED PROJECT MATERIALS - not currently in use with 2010-11 students:

Credible Sources

Blog Project Table

Here is an example of how you could fill in this table.
Student Expectations
How Will I Meet This Expectation?
How Did I Meet This Expectation?
Demonstrate ability to evaluate sources of biology information on the internet

Demonstrate an ability to read and understand current biology news

Demonstrate proper use of online resources

Publish work that is available for peer-review

Discuss published work with a practicing biologist in that particular field

Provide constructive peer-review to classmates

Discuss in-class assignments

Apply creativity to work


Each expectation will be graded on a scale of 1-4 and will be determined by the amount and QUALITY of evidence supplied.

1 =basic
2 =average
3 =above average
4 =mastery(rare)

Comment Writing

Did you:
  • Add new information that is related to the post?
  • Insert a link to the website where you found the information?
  • Check to make sure your comment does not contain the same information as someone else's comment?

Post Writing

Did you:

  • Make sure the topic you want to write about is biology-related?
  • Check that all of your sources are credible before writing your post?
  • Hyperlink your sources?
  • Include a creative commons image?
  • Left justify the text body?
  • Include 2-3 science-based (not opinion-based) questions in your post?
  • Compare your post to published posts to make sure the format is correct?