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Women in Science

Student Handout | Assessment Criteria

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Assessment Criteria

Program Area: Social Studies (History)
Criterion: Understanding concepts
Attainment Descriptor:

  • The student locates, records and presents accurate historical information related to a prominent Canadian woman in science, including biographical information and challenges faced by her.

Program Area: Guidance/Career Education
Criterion: Exploration of opportunities
Attainment Descriptors:

  • The student identifies the characteristics and challenges of a career in science, and what education or training is required to enter that field.
  • The student identifies ways to prepare for this field.

Program Area: Language, Reading
Criterion: Reading of non-fiction materials
Attainment Descriptors:

  • The student reads relevant information from available sources as specified by the teacher.
  • The student applies information from readings to the completion of an activity (action plan for the government).

Program Area: Language, Oral and Visual Communication
Criterion: Communicating ideas and information for a variety of purposes
Attainment Descriptors:

  • The student contributes and works constructively in small groups.
  • The student listens and responds constructively to alternate viewpoints.
  • The student prepares and makes a presentation that uses visual aids.
  • The student speaks in a clear voice, makes eye contact, and uses other physical and oral techniques to communicate effectively in presentation.

Student Handout | Assessment Criteria

Activities 1| 2 |3 | 4

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