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Dimitri Mendeleev Project

By SelenAhmet Mar 10, 2011 733 Words
YEAR 9 SCIENCE HOMEWORK PROJECT

DURATION: 1 WEEK

DEADLINE: 28.2.11

The Work of Dimitri Mendeleev

What you will cover during this section?

* Design a power point/poster about the work of Dimitri Mendeleev who was the first creator of the Periodic Table of Elements. * Your power point/poster must include the following:

* The year he was born, the year he died. (Level 3/4)
* The name of the element in the periodic table that is dedicated to his work. (Level 3/4) * Who were John Newlands, Lothar Meyer and John Dalton? What happened to their discoveries? (Level 6) * Mendeleev wrote the Principles of Chemistry in 1870. What did he say about the elements? (Level 5) * What were Dimitri Mendeleev’s ideas about how elements were organised in the Periodic table? (Level 5) * In what year was Mendeleev awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry? (Level 4) * What were Mendeleev’s other achievements? How has this influenced society? (Level 7)

The websites have all the information but you MUST NOT copy and paste from it otherwise you will obtain a low level for your work. Look at the level criteria to see how you can achieve a high level for your work.

http://www.zephyrus.co.uk/Dmitrimendeleev.html
http://www.philosophyprofessor.com/philosophers/dimitri-ivanovich-mendeleev.php http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dmitri_Mendeleev
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/edexcel/patterns/periodictablerev4.shtml http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/edexcel/patterns/periodictablerev5.shtml http://www.chemistry.co.nz/mendeleev.htm

LEVEL CRITERIA

LEVEL 3| - I know what Dimitri Mendeleev discovered. I know what year he was born in and what year he died. (Presentation is POOR).| LEVEL 4| - I know what Dimitri Mendeleev discovered. I know what year he was born in and what year he died. - I can briefly explain what he discovered about the periodic table.- I know what year Dimitri Mendeleev achieved the Nobel Prize for Chemistry and I can name the element that is named after him in the Periodic table.(Presentation is BASIC).LEVEL IS RESTRICTED HERE IF WORK HAS BEEN COPIED OR PASTED FROM WEBSITES.| LEVEL 5| - I can do all the above in Level 4.- I can explain in detail Dimitri Mendeleev’s work about the periodic table and what he discovered.(Presentation is GOOD).| LEVEL 6| - I can explain in detail Dimitri Mendeleev’s work about the periodic table and what he discovered.- I can also include information about the work of John Newlands, Lothar Meyer and John Dalton and explain how their work led to the development of Dimitri Mendeleev’s discoveries about the Periodic table.(Presentation is EXCELLENT). | LEVEL 7| - I have listed Mendeleev’s other achievements and explained how these have influenced the society we live in today.(Presentation is OUTSTANDING).|

Student Homework Evaluation Sheet

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