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ASSESSMENT TASK.

LEARNING AREA : NATURAL SCIENCE

GRADE : NINE (9)

FORM OF ASSESSMENT : CASE STUDY/ASSIGNMENT

MARKING ISTRUMENT : MEMO & RUBRIC

LO`S : 1,2.; 1,3.; 2.1.; 2.3.; 2.4.; 3.1.; 3.2

Unfortunately when people use river water, they often pollute the water, damage or
even destroy the river environment making it impossible for other people to it. They
also kill the living things that live in water.

STUDY THE DIAGRAM BELLOW, AND ANSWER THE QUESTIONS THAT
FOLLOWS:
QUESTION 1.

Analyze the picture given. Name as many pollutants as you can see in the picture
and create methods of preventing water pollution. (30)

QUESTION 2.

Design a poster recalling the information about the prevention of water pollution.
Present your poster to the class. Rubric (35)

QUESTION 3.

1. What is meant by POLLUTION? (2).

2. Name three types of pollution that you know. (6)

3. What is the name of the company that supply clean water to your home? (2)

4. Name 2 diseases that can be caused by drinking polluted water (4)

5. What is meant by accidental water pollution? (2) Give one example of
accidental water pollution. (2)
MEMORANDA OF MARKING.

QUESTION 1.

 Oil (2) introduce oil tanks to store used oil (3)

 Litter (papers and tyres) (2). Introduce bins to sort and recycle. (3)

 Sewerage (2). Introduce septic tanks. They are biodegradable and cost
effective. (3).

 Washing in the river.(2) Municipality to built a place to do washing.(3)

 Cows in the river.(2) Community to identify common place for animals to
drink water.(3)

 Old car in the river.(2) It should be stripped and be recycled(3) =
[30]

QUESTION 2.

RUBRIC: POSTER AND PRESENTATION.

Criteria 1 Mark 3 Marks 5 Marks
Plan the poster. Not effective; Effective; not Logical, excellent
Layout of the muddled muddled well designed
poster logical? poster
Design Not eye-catching at Eye-catching Excellent:
immediately all Immediately
catches attention? catches one`s eye
Make good use of Poor good Very good
colour?
Choose a sensible Too small Large Large enough to
letter size that is read at distance
effective and easy
to read?
Present the facts Poor/very Good presentation Very good and all
and cover the superficial correct
topic?
Use good Poorly expressed Fairly used Good and clearly
language? expressed
Show evidence of Not creative at all Creative Extremely creative
creativity?

TOTAL 35
QUESTION 3.

1. Environmental contamination with man-made waste.(1)

2. Water pollution. ; Land pollution.; Air pollution.(3)

3. Rand water board(1)

4. Cholera.; diarrhea (4)

5. Unexpectedly polluting water. e.g. sewerage pipe burst.(1)

TOTAL = 75