Fish Biomass: Northwestern Hawaiian Islands versus Main Hawaiian Islands:

a lesson on the Scientific Method and caring for the environment

 

SUGGESTED RUBRIC

 

Novice; Makaukau Ole (below standard)

 

Partially Proficient; Ano Makaukau (almost at standard)

 

Proficient; Makaukau (meets standard)

 

Advanced; Kulia (exceeds standard)

 

      Can recognize a data table and a bar graph

      Can recognize different recommendations

      Can set up the graphs title, axes, and legend/key with help at many steps

      Can transfer data from a data table to a bar graph with help at many steps

      Can clearly state the answers to the Question and Hypothesis, based on the graph

      Can clearly state a recommendation with a minimum of supporting arguments

      Can set up the graphs title, axes, and legend/key with a minimum of help

      Can transfer data from a data table to a bar graph with a minimum of help

      Can express in writing an accurate answer to either the Question or the Hypothesis, based on the graph

      Can express a recommendation in writing with a minimum of supporting arguments

      Can set up the graphs title, axes, and legend/key without help

      Can transfer data from a data table to a bar graph without help

      Can express, in well-written sentences, accurate answers to both the Question and the Hypothesis, based on the graph

      Can express a recommendation in well-written sentences with supporting arguments