Assignment for BIO120 Concepts in Biology
Unit 3 Plant Processes
Due: Midnight Sunday of Unit 3
Describe one of the following processes: glycolysis, citric acid cycle, oxidative phosphorylation, the light-dependent reactions of photosynthesis, or the Calvin Cycle.
The paper should be at least 400- 500 words (~ 1 double-spaced, APA formatted page)..
Students: Be sure to read the criteria, by which your paper/project will be evaluated, before you write, and again after you write.
Evaluation Rubric for Unit 3 Plant Processes
|1.||Describes overall reaction and role of the process.||Does not describe overall reaction and role of the process.||Does not adequately describe overall reaction and role of the process.||Adequately describes overall reaction and role of the process.||2|
|2.||Indicates where process occurs in the cell.||Does not indicate where process occurs in the cell.||Incorrectly indicates where process occurs in the cell.||Indicates where process occurs in the cell.||2|
|3.||Identifies molecules involved in the process||Does not indicate any molecules involved in the process.||Lists most of the molecules involved in the process.||Lists all of the molecules involved in the process.||2|
|4.||Describes each steps of the process||Does not describe the steps of the process.||Does not accurately describe all of the steps of the process.||Accurately describe all of the steps of the process.||2|
|5.||Grammar, spelling, and formatting||The essay does NOT follow the APA format guidelines or contains more than six grammatical errors or misspellings.||The essay follows the APA format guidelines but contains three to six grammatical errors or misspellings.||The essay follows the APA format guidelines and contains no more than three grammatical errors or misspellings.||2|
|6.||Clear and professional writing||Writing is not well-organized or cannot be easily followed or understood. Uses choppy or rambling sentences.||Writing is organized and can be followed, The essay contains effective transitions between sentences||Writing is clear, professional, and well-organized. Essay is can be easily followed and uses effective transitions between sentences||2|