Suggested Evaluation Criteria for classes IX to X for Science under CCE

SCIENCE

SUGGESTED EVALUATION CRITERIA

For classes IX to X depending on the activity

I

COLLECTION OF PICTURES

TYPE OF ASSIGNMENT

MARKS

 

Correctness

 

3

 

Relevance to the topic

 

2

 

Creativity and presentation

Individual

2

 

Scientific idea behind the collection and understanding of the child

 

3

 

 

Total

10

II

Collection of samples/data

Individual

3

 

Relevance to the topic

 

2

 

Presentation

 

2

 

Understanding ability

 

3

 

 

Total

10

III

Herbarium

individual

 

 

Correctness

 

3

 

Presentation

 

2

 

Relation to the Topic /relevance

 

2

 

Scientific reasoning

 

3

 

 

Total

10

IV

Symposium

Individual

 

 

Presentation

 

3

 

Content

 

2

 

Interaction

 

2

 

Areas covered

 

3

 

 

Total

10

V

Debate

Group activity

 

 

Content

 

3

 

Presentation

 

2

 

Correctness of the format of debate

 

2

 

Scientific reasoning and skill

 

3

 

 

Total

10

VI

Quiz

 

 

 

Evaluated as per the number of rounds and the marks allotted

Group activity

10

 

 

Total

 

10

VII

Self composed items

Individual activity

 

 

Originality

 

3

 

Scientific content

 

3

 

Correctness

 

2

 

Presentation

 

2

 

 

Total

10

VIII

Group Discussion

Group activity

 

 

Content based relevance

 

3

 

Extent of participation

 

2

 

Areas covered

 

2

 

Conclusion

 

3

 

 

Total

10

IX

Survey

Individual/group activity

 

 

Methodology

 

3

 

Collection of data

 

3

 

Inference drawn

 

2

 

Interpretation

 

2

 

 

Total

 

10

X

Data analysis

Individual/group activity

 

 

Correctness

 

3

 

Reasoning

 

2

 

Interpretation

 

2

 

Inference

 

3

 

 

Total

10

XI

Experiments/activities

Individual/group activity

 

 

Correct set up

 

3

 

Correct handling

 

2

 

Observation

 

2

 

Interpretation & inference

 

3

 

 

Total

10

XII

Field trips

Group activity

 

 

Participation

 

3

 

Observation

 

3

 

Scientific thought

 

2

 

Conclusion

 

2

 

 

Total

10

XIII

Visits

 

 

 

Purpose and relevance

Group work

3

 

Areas covered

 

2

 

Observation / scientific

 

2

 

Reporting and presentation

 

3

 

 

Total

10

XIV

Role Play /Drama

Group work

2

 

Relevance

 

3

 

Scientific thought and its extent

 

3

 

Presentation

 

2

 

 

Total

10

XV

Story telling

Individual  activity

 

 

Relevance

 

3

 

Scientific thought

 

3

 

Presentation

 

2

 

Concluding message

 

2

 

 

Total

10 

CLASS VI ASSIGNMENT

SUBJECT -SCIENCE

No

Name of the chapter

Assignment for low achiever

Assignment for  high achiever

1

Food : where does it come

 from

1)Bring the food items of your taste and also list the ingredients

2)Make a list of ten  food items made of different food ingredients., and indicate its source

3) Collect photographs of different food plants and also of plants which do not give us food.

4)Collect pictures of meat giving , egg giving animals, milk giving and also mention the food items which can be prepared

5)Work sheet

1) Name the plants whose every part is consumed as food. Name the plant parts which are eaten and also the food items prepared from them.

2) List the animals around you and write their eating habits and group them into herbivores, omnivores, and carnivores.

2

 

1) List the food items the child consumes in a day .Name the food nutrients they get from them.

 1) Dizziness, weakness, exhaustion are indication of lack of which component in food. Give reason and indicate how morning breakfast is essential for them.

 2) Role Play to show the functions grain, pulses, egg, fruits, oil, water, roughage play in our body.

3

 

1) Collect pictures /samples and paste samples of different type of fibers (natural and synthetic) and name their source.

2) Paste pictures of different natural and synthetic fibers used for making fabric.

3) Paste pictures to show  uses natural and synthetic fibers

 1) Debate on – clothes made of synthetic fibers are better than those made from natural fibers.

 2) Quiz

 3) Experiment to differentiate natural and synthetic fibers by heating, drying, measuring water absorption capacity.

4) Experiment to observe different type of fibers with the help of hand lens.

4

 

1)Collect 10 samples each of different type ( transparent ,translucent, and opaque )

2) Collect five samples each of materials that float in water or sink in water.

3) Collect five samples each of materials which are soluble /insoluble in water.

1) Quiz

2) To  identify soluble and insoluble materials in water available in your kitchen

5.

 

1) List out various methods of separating mixtures that are frequently used in our home .Paste pictures of the methods.

 

1) Find out the journey of salt from sea water to your table. Paste pictures and prepare a flow chart.

2) Peer teaching – Divide the class into groups under the leader of high achiever. High achiever will teach and demonstrate one method of separation of mixture to the group.

3) Visit- Visit a water filtration plant and study the process of filtration, various steps involved there in and submits the report.

6

 

1)Study the changes that take place when candle burns, when milk changes into curd ( odour , state ,consistency ,color , taste )

2) Quiz

3)Cross word puzzle

4)Worksheets

1) Group discussion -- on physical and chemical changes with the help of activities and define the reasons on the basis of classification.

2) List out the items made of iron from your surrounding. How does chemical change cause rusting of iron .mention the methods adapted to prevent rusting of iron?

3) Worksheets

7

 

1)Develop a herbarium file of wax imprints of leaves with parallel and reticular venation

20 Collect samples of five plants with taproot and fibrous root (pressed and dried), stick in herbarium file and state the basis of your identification.

3) Collect five flowers separate their different parts. Dry and paste them in a herbarium file.

1) Develop a flow chart using pictures to show interdependence of plants, animals and sun.

 

2)Quiz

 

3) Tabulate   a list of some living and non living objects around you. Give their shape and one character why they are living or non living.

1) Visit your school garden and identify.

a. Flowering and non flowering plants.

b. Monocot and dicot plants

C.Leaves with reticulate and parallel venation.

d. Different type of flowers.

e. Simple and compound leaf

 

8

 

1)   

Paste pictures of various types of joints in a human body and name the joints.

2)   

Paste the pictures of 2 animals living in aquatic ( marine and fresh water , desert , grassland and mountain habitats

3)   

Place a potted plant in a dark room with a little window and observe the changes after seven days.

1) Visit the biology laboratory of school and study the skeletal system of man .Observe and list out the types of joints present in it and name the parts where these joints located.

2) Observe the movements of ant, earthworm, snail, bird, cockroach, and snake. Prepare report of the study.

 

 

9

 

1) Paste pictures of two animals living in aquatic ( marine ,fresh water ,desert, grassland and mountain habitats

2) Place a potted plant in a dark room with a little window and observe the changes after seven days.

3) Quiz

4)Cross word puzzle

5) worksheet

1) Find out where are the habitats of polar bear, penguin, whale, and seal. For each paste picture of the animal and explain two ways in which it is well adapted to its habitat.

2. Visit a local zoo and find out what special arrangements are made for the animals that have been brought there from different habitats.

3) Design a drama with children playing the role of various animals and plants adapted to living in water, land and in deserts hot and cold.

 

10

 

1) List and paste pictures of the various means of transport used in olden days.

20 Observe various types of motion around you and categorize them.

20 Worksheet   with match the column with examples of type of motion and examples.

1) Measure the length of the table by different methods but without using a meter scale.

2)Using a string and a scale  ,let each student measure the length of his or her foot .Prepare a bar graph of the foot length measurement that have been obtained for the whole class.

3)Fill in the blanks  ( with out clues )

11

 

1)Symposium

a)Light and its importance in our day to day life

b)Reflection of  light

c) Devices made of light

d) Natural and artificial sources of light.

Experiments

a) To show light travels in a straight line.

b)To show shadows are caused by opaque objects

c)To show that changing the colour of opaque objects does not change the color of their shadows.

d)Prove this by taking different examples

a)To show plain mirror shows lateral inversion

b) To show that a mirror changes the direction of light that falls on it.

12

Electricity & circuits

1) Experiment to identify conductors and insulators of electric current from common substances.

2) How will you identify a fused electric bulb?

3)Collect different types of cells and give their uses

4) Quiz

 

1) Make an electric circuit using a bulb, wire and cell.

2) List 10 items that use single cells and battery and give reasons why these use single cell or battery.

3) Experiment to construct a simple electric switch using a bulb, cell, wires and safety pin.

4)Peer teaching on

Topics a) Discussion of inside view of a torch and its working.

b) Discussion of inside view of a dry cell and its working.

13

 

1) List the devices from daily life that use magnets for their working.

2)Experiment to  separate magnetic substances from non magnetic substances using a magnet

1) Identify different type of magnets and paste their pictures.

2) Experiment to show strength of a magnetic is maximum at poles.

3) Do an experiment to study working of a compass needle.

14

Water

1) Role play by assigning the role of ocean, tree, mountains, clouds, rain to children to describe a water cycle.

2) Worksheet- Draw and label the diagram of a water cycle.

3) Cross word – Based on terms used in lesson.

4) Collect pictures related to floods or drought from old magazines or news paper .Paste them in your notebook.

5) List down the water consumed by each member of the family in a day for 10 days in different activities. How can we reduce the amount of water by each of them?

 

1) Design a self composed poem or song on saving water or on uses of water.

2) Collect the data of taps leaking, taps damaged and taps working in your school .Find out the quantity of water lost from them and submit a report to Principal suggesting its repair.

 

 

 

15

Air around us

1) Survey and find out the common respiratory diseases in your surroundings .What may be the probable reason .How can we avail it?

1)Debate on -We are breathing in pure and fresh air

2) Group discussion on Pollution of air and its sources.

3) Group discussion on Commercial uses of air.

( Wind mills )

 

16

 

1) Collect old and discarded objects from your home .Try to make useful items from them.

1) Make a list of waste materials produced in your home in a week. Categorize them into biodegradable and non biodegradable, cyclable and non cyclable.

2) Debate on – Is Plastic a boon or Curse.

3) Develop posters and slogan on – Minimise use of Plastic and dealing with Garbage.

 

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