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The Group Sphere Study Rubric (Jigsaw, Cycle A) deadline, Sunday, October 14 2018 11:59 pm (Eastern Time), has passed.

Rate your group's sphere study on its accuracy, depth of reasoning, quality of support and the number of interactions that you had as a group. Be sure to explain your reasons for each rating with specific references to the assignment. The "rationale" is a direct message from you to your instructor about the quality of your work.

You will automatically earn one point for submitting your assignment on time (Click here to read more about Points for Time). Use the criteria and indicators below to gauge your own success in earning the remaining points for this assignment (Click here to read more about Jigsaw Grading).

Accuracy

4 Rating:

Presents precise and meticulous scientific understanding.

3 Rating:

Uses currently accepted scientific understanding in explaining effects.

2 Rating:

Uses currently accepted scientific understanding in explaining interactions.

1 Rating:

Attempts to explain interactions, but strays from accepted scientific understanding.

0 Rating:

Not present

Rationale

Explain your rating with specific references to your work as evidence:

Depth of Reasoning

4 Rating:

Uses arguments from at least two perspectives for most of the effects and interactions.

3 Rating:

Uses scientific reasoning, concepts, and processes to explain each effect and interaction.

2 Rating:

Includes science concepts and processes in the reasons provided for each effect and interaction.

1 Rating:

Explains at least two reasons for each effect and interaction.

0 Rating:

Not present

Rationale

Explain your rating with specific references to your work as evidence:

Quality of Support

4 Rating:

Cites data and respected authorities, as well as logic, explanations and examples to support statements about the interactions and effects.

3 Rating:

Cites data and respected authorities to support statements about the interactions and effects.

2 Rating:

Cites data from multiple sources to support statements about the interactions and effects.

1 Rating:

Cites respected authorities to support statements about the interactions and effects.

0 Rating:

Not present

Rationale

Explain your rating with specific references to your work as evidence:

Number of Interactions

4 Rating:

Five or more interactions in which people respond directly to each other's ideas to build the group's understanding.

3 Rating:

At least three to four interactions that build the group's understanding of the sphere study.

2 Rating:

At least two postings per person in which people share what they have learned about the sphere under the conditions or in the context of the module.

1 Rating:

At least one posting per person with information about the sphere under the conditions or in the context of the module.

0 Rating:

Not present

Rationale

Explain your rating with specific references to your work as evidence:
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