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GSCS Assessment Rubric

Course:
Student
Name:

Science 10
______________________

CD1Assess the consequences of

human actions on the local,


regional, and global climate and
the sustainability of ecosystems.
Indicator, Outcome, or Learning
Area

Pose questions or problems relating


to the effects of human actions on
global climate change and the
sustainability of ecosystems that
arise from personal research. (A, S,
STSE)
An environmental issue you find important.
Background research on the issue (so you
know what you are talking about.
(ex] description, key questions
Indicator, Outcome, or Learning
Area

Reflect upon individual and societal


behavioural and lifestyle choices
that
can
help
to
minimize
anthropogenic sources of global
climate change. (K, STSE)
How the issue is affecting you personally
(the writer).Concerns the writer has for what
will happen to the Earth and their way of life.
Indicator, Outcome, or Learning
Area

Insufficient
Evidence
IE
< 50
Student has not
demonstrated
the criteria for
achieving this
outcome, group of
outcomes, or
learning area
despite
opportunity to do
so

IE

RESUBMITiteria
here

IE

RESUBMITcriteri
a here

IE

Developing

Growing

Proficient

Exceptional

DD
50
55
Student has
rarely
demonstrated the
criteria for
achieving this
outcome, group of
outcomes, or
learning area

GG
G+
60
65
70
Student has
inconsistently
demonstrated the
criteria for
achieving this
outcome, group of
outcomes, or
learning area

PP
P+
75
80
85
Student has
consistently
demonstrated the
criteria for
achieving this
outcome, group of
outcomes, or
learning area

EE
E+
90
95
100
Student has
shown their
understanding of
this outcome,
group of
outcomes, or
learning area in
novel situations
or at a level of
thinking beyond
what is
expected by the
defined criteria.

D-

Little to no
research was
completed on
the topic. Issue
is vague and
not well
defined. criteria
here
D-

No connection
between enviro
issue and
personal life
was
established.
here
D-

G-

G+

Specific criteria
here

G-

G+

Specific criteria
here

G-

G+

P-

P+

Well done
research with a
clearly defined
environmental
issue. criteria
here

P-

P+

Purposefully
links enviro
issue to own life
and future.here

P-

P+

E-

E+

WOW factor!

E-

E+

Makes amazing
(well
researched)
predictions.
criteria here

E-

E+

Develop, present, and defend a


course of action based on personal
research related to mitigating the
effects of global or local climate
change
or
enhancing
the
sustainability of an ecosystem.
What solutions or contributions the writer
could try (and try it)! What happened when
you took action?outcome details (ex]

RESUBMITcriteri
a here

Solution to
issue is
mentioned but
course of action
is not
appropriate.
Results are
poorly
explained. here

Specific criteria
here

Well thought
out course of
action to find a
solution is
presented.
Results are well
explained.
criteria here

Extremely
detailed
solutions and
contributions
are
summarized.
Clear and
concise.
criteria here