Brent Johnston -- A Vision of Academic Excellence

The Oceans Project

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You have been commissioned by Johnston Publishing to design a new science textbook on the world's oceans.  Johnston Publishing has been posting quarterly losses in the science textbook department.  Research has shown that students have found their textbook to be :





Your assignment is to create a new textbook that is creative, exciting, and fun.  A rubric is provided that contains all of the pertinent information.  Your book will be evaluated using this rubric.  The book that is chosen by the company will receive the grand prize.  Good luck.  Print your rubric first so that you will know what needs to go into your book.  The section titled other research refers to research that you will include in your book that is not asked for on the rubric. 

The Oceans Project Rubric