Evolution Presentation Groups

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Evolution Presentation Groups

Presentations to begin the second week of May 9; right after POLs.

 

Everyone: must read chapter 16 pages 450-473, Evolution http://www.biology.com

UN: ILOVEIACS PW: innovation *see Ms. Burtch to sign out a book

 

Groups: you will be assigned a section (16.1-16.4)

  • You will read the section and put together a presentation
  • Create a short quiz for students to take after the presentation. To evaluate individual understanding of the material you presented on, you (presenters) will be given a short quiz from the instructor.

 

Presentation Requirements:

  • Key words are explained thoroughly.
  • Everyone participates equally and understands their assigned section.
  • A 5-10 question quiz will be given and will be graded by the groups. A score out of 100 points will be written on the quiz and turned in to instructor the next class.
  • One related video will be shown (between 2-20 minutes) Make sure you watch the video before class.
  • One news article from a reliable source will be shared with the class. This must be recent, no earlier than 2007.

 

 

Does not meet

(0-70% of pts)

Meets

(80% of pts)

Exceeds

(full pts)

Key words

(20 pts)

Meaning of key words are unclear or missing.

All key words are adequately explained.

Key words are mastered and their meanings clearly explained to class.

Participation/work habits

(20 pts)

Uneven distribution of work is obvious.

All students play a key role in the presentation.

The team are all “experts” on the presentation topic.

News Article

(15 pts)

Article is from an unreliable source and not-well chosen for the presentation.

Article is interesting to students and from a reliable source. Well- connected to the presentation.

Article is fantastic and from a reliable source. Extremely well-connected to the presentation.

Video

(15 pts)

Video is not relevant to the presentation.

Video is interesting to students and is well-connected to the presentation.

Video is amazing and is perfectly connected to the presentation.

Quiz Grade

(15 pts)

Does not pass the understanding assessment.

Earns a B or C on the understanding assessment.

Earns an A on the understanding assessment.

Professional/

Polished

(15 pts)

Presentation has a lot of errors and is not organized.

Presentation is rehearsed and organized.

Presentation is delivered flawlessly with grace and enthusiasm!

Total out of 100 pts:

 

 

 

16.1 Darwin’s Voyage of Discovery

Bio 1

Bio 2

Bio 3

Greg

Hassan

Maria

Sophie

Marcus

Claudia

Sassy

Jeremy

Melissa

 

 

 

16.2 Ideas that Shaped Darwin’s Thinking

Bio 1

Bio 2

Bio 3

Mike

Mikaela

TG

Josh

Bri

Andrew

Frey

Kaffine

Aaron

 

 

16.3 Darwin Presents His Case

Bio 1

Bio 2

Bio 3

Maddie

Bryan

Ben

Erik

Eddie

Arielle

Kam

John

Charlie

Kaylie

 

16.4 Evidence of Evolution

Bio 1

Bio 2

Bio 3

Jake

Erika

Matt

Sean

Sam

Tracy

Jon M

Alyssa

KT

Emma

 

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Apr 26, 2011, 7:26 AM
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