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PROJECT TIMELINEDAY 1:
  1. Identify your birthstone.
    • August birthdays: choose Amber OR Peridot (WARNING: there is no ebook on Peridot).
  2. Locate and learn your resources.
  3. Begin research.

DAY 2:

  1. Continue research.
  2. Remember-YOU CAN NEVER HAVE TOO MUCH INFORMATION WRITTEN DOWN!

DAYS 3 and 4:
  1. Create a Smore.

    • See information at the bottom of this page to know what you need to include in your Smore.

RESOURCES
RESOURCE 1 - ebook
To get to ebooks, go to: http://www.epointplus.com/login
Username: rossPassword: ross
RESOURCE 2 - website
Click on this link for the Gem Kids website
RESOURCE 3 - database
Click on the World Book picture below:
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RESOURCE 4 - website
National Geographic Kids
RESOURCE 5 - website
Click on this link for information about the hardness of a gemstone: http://www.gemselect.com/gem-info/gem-hardness-info.php


+*~FOR FUN~*+
Take this quiz for fun


FINAL PROJECT
1. Click the link for Smore below:SMORE
2. Log in with:

UN: rosselementarylibrary@gmail.comPW: researchrocks
3. Create a flyer!

- Choose "start from blank."
- Type in a catchy title that includes the name of your birthstone.
-Put YOUR NAME in the subtitle box.
-Drag the appropriate types of boxes you would like to add to your presentation. Each box should have a title for the 8 sections of your research notes sheet, plus a box for your resources.




Your flyer should include:
  1. Sections that relay the specific topics that you researched. For example:
    • A video or pictures showing the forms your gemstone can be in (raw, polished, etc.)