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The Problem with Plastics

Page history last edited by melamcco@fc.amdsb.ca 2 years, 6 months ago

Make a google docs and share it with me at Melanie.McCowan@ed.amdsb.ca so I can see you progress on this assignment

 

Step One:  Watch the following videos:

 

Great Pacific Garbage Dump 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTurihxSTnI&feature=related]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTurihxSTnI&feature=related

 [ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XxNqzAHGXvs&feature=related]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XxNqzAHGXvs&feature=related

 

Answer the following Questions:  

1) What are the is the great pacific garbage dump?  How did it form? 

2) What are the ecological affects of plastics in the ocean?

 

Step Two:  What are plastics?  What are the different kinds of plastics?

What are the physical and chemical properties of different kinds of plastics?

How do the properties of different plastics compare?

 

Answer these questions by using the following resource.

 

QLP.  2016. Different types of plastics and their number classification.  Retrieved from; https://www.qualitylogoproducts.com/lib/different-types-of-plastic.htm

 

 

Step Three:   What are the environmental effects and or health effects of different kinds of plastics?  (Identify up to 5)

How do the physical and chemical properties of plastics determine their impacts?

 

Assessment Rubric

 

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Knowledge of what plastics are.

Limited

Some

Considerable

Thorough

Makes Connections between the properties of plastics and their environmental or health impacts.

Limited supporting evidence is provided

Few evidence/ examples used





One well developed  point



Some supporting evidence is provided

Some evidence/ examples used.



Two well developed points



Considerable  supporting evidence is provided and is connected to a valid concluding statement



Supporting evidence/examples are used with considerable effectiveness

Three well developed points



Ideas are fluid throughout the paragraph and connected to an insightful concluding statement.


Supporting evidence/examples are used with a high degree of effectiveness


Four well developed  points



Language structure


Uses language conventions with limited accuracy and effectiveness



The components of sentence & paragraph structure are used with limited effectiveness and clarity.





Uses language conventions with some accuracy and effectiveness.



The components of sentence & paragraph structure are used with some effectiveness and clarity.






Uses language conventions with considerable accuracy and effectiveness (a few errors)

 

All components of sentence & paragraph structure are used with considerable effectiveness and clarity.






Uses language conventions accurately and effectively



Sentence and paragraph structure is used with a high degree of success resulting in effective and clear communication.




 

 

 

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