Unit 3 Genetic Engineering assignment

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MYP Assessment

Biology



Naseem

International School

Title:

The benefits of Genetic Engineering

Topic
:
Inheritance

Grade:

9

MYP Assessment Criteria


A


One World

B


Communication in Science

Date assigned:


Time:

Date due:





Task

Your assignmen
t is to produce an essay or a brochure answering the following question.

“In your opinion what are the benefits and drawbacks for genetic engineering, and how have this
impacted scientific progress”


You should
discuss

the following points in your assignme
nt:

-

A brief outline of what genetic engineering is. You may want to focus on one major area of
genetic engineering.

-

The benefits of genetic engineering.

-

The disadvantages of genetic engineering

-

Has science progressed with the help of genetic engineering? Y
ou may answer yes or no, as
long as you give examples to support your answer.

-

Remember to read the rubrics before starting and please throughout your assignment link the
topic into at least two of the following factors: social, environmental,
ethical, mora
l, economical,
political and environmental.


-

Please ensure that your assignment follows the MLA citation policy. A powerpoint is available on
the website to assist you with guidelines.


Criterion A: One world






Maximum: 6

Achievement
level

Level desc
riptor

0

The student does not reach a standard described by any of the descriptors below.

1

2



The student
states

how science is applied and how it may be used to address a
specific problem or issue in a local or global context.



The student
states

the ef
fectiveness of science and its application in solving the
problem or issue.

3

4



The student
attempts to describe

how science is applied and how it may be used
to address a specific problem or issue in a local or global context.



The student
describes

the
effectiveness of science and its application in solving
the problem or issue.



The student
describes

the implications of the use and application of science
interacting with
at least one

of the following factors: moral, ethical, social,
economic, political,

cultural and environmental.

5

6



The student
describes

how science is applied and how it may be used to address
a specific problem or issue in a local or global context.



The student
explains

the effectiveness of science and its application in solving
th
e problem or issue.



The student
describes and explains
the implications of the use and application of
science interacting with
at least two
of the following factors: moral, ethical,
social, economic, political, cultural and environmental.



Criterion B: Communication in science




Maximum: 6

Achievement
l
evel

Level descriptor

0

The student does not reach a standard described by any of the descriptors below.

1

2



The student uses a
limited range

of scientific language
correctly
.



The student communicates scientific information with
limited effectiveness
.



When appropriate to the task the student
makes little attempt
to document
sources of information.

3

4



The student uses
some

scientific language correctly

consistent with the level of
complexity of the units of work covered.



The student
attempts to
co
mmunicates scientific information using
appropriate
communication modes, such as verbal (oral, written), visual (graphic, symbolic)
and communication formats (laboratory reports, essays, presentations),
consistent with the level of complexity of the units
of work covered, to
effectively communicate theories, ideas and findings in science

.



When appropriate to the task, the student
partially documents
sources of
information.

5

6



The student uses
sufficient

scientific language correctly

consistent with th
e level
of complexity of the units of work covered.



The student
effectively

communicates
ideas and findings in science

.



When appropriate to the task, the student
mostly

documents

sources of
information
correctly
.