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Volcano Model & Presentation 
Choose a volcano. Build a three-dimensional, working model of this type of volcano. Create accompanying Google slides or poster board describing the volcano in terms of specific location, type of magma, type of eruptions, how and where it is formed, effects of that type of volcanic eruption and fun facts about the volcano
Rubric Code: L24689B
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Subject: Geography  
Type: Assessment  
Grade Levels: 6-8

Powered by iRubric Volcano Model/Presentation
  Does not meet expectations

0 pts

Approaching expectations

10 pts

Minimally meets expectations

15 pts

Meets expectations

20 pts

Exceeds expectations

25 pts

Model Function

Does not meet expectations
Approaching expectations

Some instructions were followed, but is missing two or more of the following: volcano erupts properly, model built on container with edges, name and division is on container.
Minimally meets expectations

Some instructions were followed, but is missing one of the following: volcano erupts properly, model built on container with edges, name and division is on container.
Meets expectations

Instructions were followed: volcano erupts properly, model built on container with edges, name and division is on container.
Exceeds expectations

All instructions were followed thoroughly, with care and focus on detail: volcano erupts properly, model built on container with edges, name and division is on container, includes background "scene" details to make model more realistic.
Model Appearance

Does not meet expectations

No model included
Approaching expectations

The model is built on a container but the quality is very poor. It looks like the student ran out of time.
Minimally meets expectations

The model is built on a container but the quality is not very good. It looks like the student rushed to finish.
Meets expectations

The model is adequately built on container with edges. It appears student worked hard on it.
Exceeds expectations

The model is beautifully built on container with edges. Background details and landscape are included to enhance realism of model. It appears student put forth a lot of effort getting things just right.
Presentation: Written Information

Does not meet expectations

No written content included
Approaching expectations

Missing two or more of the following information: magma type, eruption type, effects of this type of eruption, general location of volcano type, specific location in the world of volcano, whether specific volcanoes are active or dormant in the world.
Minimally meets expectations

Missing one of the following info on this volcano: magma type, eruption type, effects of this type of eruption, general location of volcano type, specific location in the world of volcano, whether specific volcanoes are active or dormant in the world.
Meets expectations

Lists specific info on this volcano: magma type, eruption type, effects of this type of eruption, general location of volcano type, specific location in the world of volcano, whether specific volcanoes are active or dormant in the world.
Exceeds expectations

Lists specific info on this volcano: magma type, eruption type, effects of this type of eruption, general location of volcano type, specific location in the world of volcano, whether specific volcanoes are active or dormant in the world. Information goes beyond what is included in the textbook.
Presentation: Illustrations

Does not meet expectations

No illustration included
Approaching expectations

Student provided one small report that did not demonstrate the volcano or plate activity.
Minimally meets expectations

Student provided one report, but the standard was poor and there was little understanding of volcanic processes evident. Illustration messily attached to poster.
Meets expectations

Student provided one or more reports, the standard was acceptable, and volcanic processes understanding was average. Illustrations neatly attached to poster.
Exceeds expectations

Student provided two or more reports to a high standard, demonstrating superior understanding of volcanic processes. Contains a color world map showing specific volcano locations. Illustrations neatly attached to poster.
Appearance and Conventions

Does not meet expectations

No poster included
Approaching expectations

Powerpoint lacks neatness and organisation. Missing two or more of the following elements: title, name, division. Has several spelling/grammar errors. Appears student ran out of time.
Minimally meets expectations

Powerpoint is somewhat messy. Missing one of the following elements: title, name, division. Has three to five spelling/grammar errors. Appears as though student rushed to finish.
Meets expectations

Powerpoint is tidy and organised. Contains the following elements: title, name, division. Has one or two spelling/grammar errors. Appears student spent adequate time creating poster.
Exceeds expectations

Powerpointis neat, creative, and well-organised. Contains the following elements in a creative manner: title, name, division. Has no spelling/grammar errors. Appears student spent a lot of time creating poster.



Keywords:
  • volcano model; volcano presentation; geo summative







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