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Planet Rubric Culminating Task

Content:
-Reference from at least 5 different
sources
-Order from the sun
-Inner or outer planet -Temperature
-Size
-Physical Characteristics (using
exemplar for support)
-The calculation and numbers for
how you scaled down the planet
(exemplar)to fit properly into the
classrooms solar system
-5 interesting facts

Eyes, Body, and Voice:


-Are the students able to present
with eye contact
-Personality
-Confidence
-Are they able to keep their body
still with little distractions
-Do they sound like a scientist who
knows what is being presented

Scientific Language:
-The students are able to
incorporate appropriate scientific
language throughout their
presentation

Visual Aid:
-The creation of their planet
resembles the proper physical
characteristics, it has been scaled
down to the appropriate size

Research and
Organization:
-The student provided valid
information from reliable
resources, the flow of their
presentation was smooth and
organized in an engaging way

Name: _____________________

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Limited information
required is incorporated
into the presentation

Some information
required is incorporated
into the presentation

All information required is


incorporated into the
presentation

All information required


and more is incorporated
into the presentation

Limited requirements for


eyes, body and voice
were met

Some of the requirements


for eyes, body and voice
were met

All requirements for eyes,


body and voice were met

All requirements for eyes,


body and voice exceeded
the expectations

Limited scientific
language was
incorporated throughout
the presentation

Some scientific language


was incorporated
throughout the
presentation

Scientific language was


incorporated throughout
the presentation

The planet completed


met only a couple of the
requirements in terms of
physical characteristics
and scale

The planet completed met


some of the requirements
in terms of physical
characteristics and scale

The planet completed met


all the requirements in
terms of physical
characteristics and scale

There were a few reliable


sources researched and
collected, the students
needed support to keep
information organized

There was some research


collected from reliable
sources, the student kept
their information some
what organized

The research collected


was from reliable sources,
the students kept their
information organized

Scientific language was


incorporated throughout
the entire presentation
with appropriate definitions
to support other students
understanding
The planet completed met
all the requirements in
terms of physical
characteristics and scale
along with rationale and
labels supporting their
decisions
All the research collected
was from reliable sources,
properly citied, the
information was organized,
the presentation flowed,
everyone engaged

Additional Comments:
Grade __________