SCALE Oral Presentation Rubric

Curriculum Embedded Task
Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE)
Susan E. Schultz
0
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Science
Earth Science
Environmental Science
9, 10, 11
High (9-12)

In this task, students will play the role of a team hired to work for a non-profit environmental company, Invasion Free, to investigate an invasive species introduced locally. Students will learn about different types of invasive species and the distribution of these species in their local...

Relieve IT?

Certified
Curriculum Embedded Task
Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE)
Susan E. Schultz
0
No votes yet
Science
Chemistry
9, 10, 11
High (9-12)

In this task, students will work in teams and use their current knowledge about acids, bases, and neutralization reactions.

They will design and conduct an experiment to determine the pH of a fictional drug (Relieve IT) intended to relieve cold/flu symptoms and the pH of four unknown...

Complex Project
Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE)
Susan E. Schultz
0
No votes yet
Science
Physics
11, 12
High (9-12)

Student teams will research and define the terms “efficiency” and “energy efficient.” Based on their research, teams will design and build a vehicle. Then they will experimentally test the vehicle’s efficiency.

After analyzing the initial data of the vehicle’s performance, teams will re-...

Complex Project
Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE)
Susan E. Schultz
0
No votes yet
Science
Environmental Science
9, 10, 11, 12
High (9-12)

For this task, students will work in teams to examine a specific type of renewable energy source. Student groups will research one renewable energy resource (such as solar energy, wind energy, biomass, geothermal energy, hydrogen fuel, nuclear power, and hydroelectric power) and determine the...

Medical Mysteries

Certified
Curriculum Embedded Task
Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE)
Susan E. Schultz
0
No votes yet
Science
Biology
9, 10
High (9-12)

In this task, students are asked to construct an argument about the probable cause of death of a fictitious young man who collapsed and died at a local university. Students are given a set of information and will be continuously supplied with new information and the results of lab tests...

Body Systems

Certified
Curriculum Embedded Task
Virtual Learning Academy Charter School (VLACS) Performance Design Team
0
No votes yet
Science
Biology
9, 10, 11, 12
High (9-12)

In this task, students will:

  • Part 1: Gather background research on the 11 body systems
  • Part 2: Select a virus and research the effect it has on each of the previously researched human systems
  • Part 3: Create a comprehensive Public Service Announcement (PSA) for the
  • ...
Complex Project
Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity (SCALE)
Susan E. Schultz
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
Science
Biology
9, 10
High (9-12)

In this task, students will work in teams to develop a new recipe for Milo Bread Company. Currently, Milo produces very good bread, as evidenced by its weekly sales. However, recent sales have dropped and the CEO of Milo wants to improve the recipe. Students are asked to adjust the recipe used...