CATEGORY: 4 Exceeds the Standard 3 Meets the Standard 2 Nearly meets the Standard 1Does not meet the Standard
Evidence of Gestation and adult weights for more than Gestation and adult weights Gestation and adult weights for 7 to 9 adult . Insufficient data for less
Research 10 adult female placental mammals have for 10 adult female placental female placental mammals have been correctly than 5 mammals is present.
been correctly identified. Diversity of mammals have been identified. .
mammals exists emphasizing the correctly identified.
Type of Graph Graph fits the data well and makes it easy Graph is adequate and does Graph distorts the data somewhat and Graph seriously distorts the
Chosen to interpret. More than one graph is used to not distort the data, but interpretation of the data is somewhat difficult. data making interpretation
interpret the data. interpretation of the data is almost impossible.
Representation of Exceptionally well designed, neat, and Neat and relatively Neat, but the graph appears quite plain. Colors Appears messy and "thrown
Data attractive. Graphs are labeled correctly. attractive. Graphs are may be distinguishable. Graph is mostly together" in a hurry.
Colors that go well together are used to labeled correctly. Colors labeled correctly. Software procedure may or
make the graph more readable are distinguishable. may not be followed.
Process of Data Data was collected. Spreadsheet was Data was collected. Inaccurate data was collected. Spreadsheet Inaccurate data was
Collection created by manipulating format (e.g., Spreadsheet was created by was created by manipulating format. Graph collected. Spreadsheet and
resizing rows and columns, font, colors, manipulating format. Graph does not fully support data. Text or numerical graph are inaccurate.
hiding grid). Graph was created to support supports data. Text or data may be inaccurately depicted.
the data. Graph representation displays numerical data may be
text and numerical data accurately. inaccurately depicted.
Interpretation of Data was assessed and interpreted Data was assessed and Most data was assessed and interpreted Some data was assessed and
Data correctly showing insight. Language is interpreted correctly. correctly. Language is mostly clear and interpreted correctly.
clear and effective. Conclusions are well Language is clear and effective. Conclusions are attempted. Language is mostly unclear.
developed and establish new direction for effective. Conclusions are Conclusions are not
consideration. well developed attempted.