ASAP Science and Technology Exemplars - Grades 1-8 - Grade 7: Dissolving Solubility
RUBRIC FOR GRADE 7: DISSOLVING SOLUBILITY
 
  Criterion   Level 1   Level 2   Level 3   Level 4  
                     
 

Understanding of basic concepts

  • Explains concentration of solutions
  • sses factors that affect solubility
  • tifies characteristics of solutes and solvents

 

Student:

  • demonstrates little understanding of
  • concentration and solubility
  • identifies few of the characteristics of solutes and solvents
 

Student:

  • demonstrates a partial understanding of concentration and solubility
  • identifies some of the characteristics of solutes and solvents
 

Student:

  • demonstrates understanding of concentration and solubility with few errors
  • identifies most of the characteristics of solutes and solvents
 

Student:

  • demonstrates understanding of concentration and solubility without errors
  • identifies almost all of the characteristics of solutes and solvents
 
 
 
 
 

Inquiry skills

  • demonstrates the required skills and strategies of inquiry (e.g. plans fair investigation, records observations and conclusions)
  • practices safe procedures

 

Student:

  • develops and follows a confusing plan in order to conduct a fair test
  • rarely applies safety procedures
 

Student:

  • develops and follows a somewhat adequate plan in order to conduct a fair test
  • sometimes applies safety procedures
 

Student:

  • develops and follows an appropriate plan in order to conduct a fair test
  • consistently applies safety procedures
 

Student:

  • develops and follows a clear and efficient plan in order to conduct a fair test
  • always applies safety procedures
 
 
 
 
 

Communication of required knowledge

  • communicates results and conclusions
  • uses appropriate science and technology terminology

 

Student:

  • communicates with little precision and clarity
  • infrequently uses science and technology terminology in context
 

Student:

  • communicates with some precision and clarity
  • uses some science and technology terminology in context
 

Student:

  • communicates with precision and clarity throughout most of the task
  • generally uses science and technology terminology in context
 

Student:

  • communicates with precision and clarity throughout all of the task
  • consistently uses science and technology terminology in context
 
 
 
 
 
 

Relating science and technology

  • identifies a variety of products that are made from mixtures

 

Student:

  • provides food products where they could use Vitamin C solubility findings without explanation
 

Student:

  • provides food products where they could apply their Vitamin C solubility findings with some explanation
 

Student:

  • provides food products where they could apply their Vitamin C solubility findings with adequate explanation
 

Student:

  • provides food products where they could apply their Vitamin C solubility findings with thorough explanation
 
 
 
 
 
 

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