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                             Necessities of Life Poster - Grading Rubric
                                       (use pages 42-47 in your textbook)

☺   Turn your "Characteristics of Life" poster over and fill in the 8 squares with the information below.
☺   All illustrations (drawings) must be in color using ONLY colored pencils or crayons.
☺   If you draw stick figures, you must show some effort (i.e. draw clothes on them)
☺   Friendly reminder: Do not lose this rubric. If it is not attached to your poster, you will lose 5 points.
☺   All CAPTIONS and LABELS should be done in pen, fine tipped marker, or colored pencil
☺   Label all squares (#1 - #8) before you start working on anything else

Square 1 & 2: Title - Necessities of Life                                                                       ______/24
    1. Write the title across the top of squares 1 & 2 using fine tipped marker
    2. List the 4 necessities of life (2 per square). Illustrate each necessity and write a caption for each.

Square 3: Title - Ways organisms get their food                                                                 ______/12
    1. Write the title at the top of the square using fine tipped marker
    2. List the 3 ways organisms can get their food
    3. Write a definition for each way organisms get their food
    4. Draw a colored illustration for each of the 3 ways organisms get their food

Square 4: Title - Molecules and Compounds                                                                       ______/12
    1. Write the title at the top of the square using fine tipped marker
    2. Write a definition for "molecule" and a definition for "compound"
    3. List the 6 elements found in all living things

Square 5: Title - Proteins                                                                                      ______/12
    1. Write the title at the top of the square using fine tipped marker
    2. Write a definition for "proteins"
    3. Explain what makes up a protein
    4. List 3 functions of proteins

Square 6: Title - Carbohydrates                                                                                 ______/12
    1. Write the title at the top of the square using fine tipped marker
    2. Write a definition for "carbohydrates"
    3. Explain the difference between a simple carbohydrate and a complex carbohydrate

Square 7: Title - Lipids                                                                                        ______/12
    1. Write the title at the top of the square using fine tipped marker
    2. Explain what a phospholipid is and the role it plays in a cell membrane
    3. Draw a colored illustration of a portion of the cell membrane

Square 8 (split in half):
 Top Half: Title - ATP                                                                                          ______/6
    1. Write the title at the top of the square using fine tipped marker
    2. Write an explanation of ATP and its role in a cell
 Bottom Half: Title - Nucleic Acid                                                                              ______/6
    1. Write the title at the top of the square using fine tipped marker
    2. Explain what a nucleic acid is and its role in a cell

Miscellaneous                                                                                                   ______/4
    Work must be neat and show a good effort
                                                                                    Total Points: __________/100

				
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