Salt Creek Investigation

Oral Presentation Rubric

Group Members ______________________________________________

Monitoring Activity ___________________________________________

1. Did the group explain why they used this testing procedure?

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Cannot successfully respond to the question

Is able to identify the purpose of the test with no elaboration

Is able to verbalize a basic understanding of the purpose of the test with minimal elaboration

Demonstrates some understanding of the type of information gathered by the test and limited knowledge of how these factors affect the stream

Demonstrates a thorough understanding of the type of information gathered by this test and how these factors affect the health of the stream

2. Did the group explain their procedures thoroughly?

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Extremely limited information given

Explanation not clear; may be incomplete

Explained clearly but some information missing

Explained clearly and completely but not in sequence

Explained clearly, completely, and in correct sequence

3. Did the group present their data effectively?

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No data presented

Limited data presented

Data presented completely but with no synthesis

Data verbally synthesized but not visually

Data synthesized both verbally and visually

4. Did the group develop reasonable conclusions?

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No conclusion

Conclusion not based on data

Conclusion is a limited interpretation of the data.

Conclusion is a thorough interpretation.

Conclusion interprets data and draws on other resources to develop new information.