Homework Help – Research Made Easy
Step 3: Get Creative
What do you want your final product to be?
Written report: Present your findings in front of the class as a research paper with optional PowerPoint slides in the background to demonstrate graphs and pictures.
Video story or public service announcement: Recruit a video crew, create a 30-second to 3- minute video, show it to the class, and ask for reactions.
Debate: You and your debate opponent will verbally battle the pros and cons of a research question in front of the class.
News article: Write an article that could run in your school or community e-newsletter or paper and present it to the class.
Press release: Write a press release to present in front of the class and hand it off to the school newspaper to possibly publish.
Onscreen or audio news report: Form a news team and present an on-air news report in front of your class. Present your driving research findings and opinions as media-savvy reporters.
Student to student poll: Ask questions about driving, passengers, cell phones, and seat belts that your classmates will want to weigh in on. Get permission to conduct a survey in the cafeteria, hallways, or during afterschool activities. Reveal the results in class, on a poster or read them over the school intercom or cable TV news show.
Game show or crossword puzzle: Write up questions and answers and have the class play Jeopardy! ®. Use online software to create a crossword puzzle and give a prize to the first winner.