|Criteria||Above Proficiency||Proficient||Not Proficient|
|Research and Gather Information:
||Develops a great deal of information -- all relates to the topic.
Develops information on all 3 topics.
|Develops some basic information -- most relates to all 3 topics.
Develops detailed information, but covers only 2 topics.
|Develops very little information -- some relates to the topic.
Develops detailed information, but covers only 1 topic.
|Oral Presentation||Engaging beginning, middle and end to the presentation.
Speaks very clearly and at an appropriate pace. Has good eye contact with the audience.
|Includes beginning, middle and end to the presentation.
Speech is understandable.
Has moderate eye contact with the audience
|Evidence of beginning and end of the presentation. Speaks too quickly or too slowly.
Has poor eye contact with the audience.
|Informational Display||Clear depiction and incorporation of many elements of golden eagle ecology research and protection. Effective and accurate use of writing conventions. Fluent and articulate writing.
Effective organization and presentation with thoughtful information and strong supporting details. Graphics offer support of text
|Incorporates some of elements of golden eagle ecology research and protection.
Effective and accurate use of writing conventions. Presentation is organized and uses details well. Some graphics.
|Presentation lacks organization. Writing conventions are not always followed.
Presentation has little information with either no graphics or the graphics do not support the text.
|Creativity||Original and thoughtful ideas. Illustrations portray the information in an original way.
The illustration is original and the connection to the material is original.
|Ideas are thoughtful and somewhat original.
Illustrations are creative, but their means of portraying information is not.
|Ideas are not original, presentation is not original
Illustrations not original and are not effective at portraying information.
Hoofin' It! - What Do You Know?
(Understanding taxonomy; k - 12th grade)
Hoofin' It! - Vertebrate Grab Game
(Exploring types of vertebrates; 3rd - 6th grade)
Hoofin' It! Vertebrate Mysteries
(A vertebrate matching game; 8th - 12th grade)
Hoofin' It! Special Parts
(Animal adaptations; k - 12th grade)
Hoofin' It! Hard to See?
(Camoflague; k - 8th grade)
Hoofin' It! - Sheep Maneuvers
(A predator-prey game; k - 12th grade)
Hoofin' It - Year of the Sheep
(Life cycle of a Dall sheep; 3rd - 12th grade)
Hoofin' It! - Who's Got My Habitat?
(Habitat and wildlife populations; 3rd - 12th grade)
Hoofin' It! - Habitat Grid
(Exploring wildlife habitat; k - 3rd grade)
Hoofin' It! - Through the Seasons
(A game looking at seasonal impacts on wildlife; 2nd - 11th grade)
Hoofin' It! - Population Art
(Intro to counting wildlife populations; k - 2nd grade
Hoofin' It! - Population Calculation
(Graphing and analyzing sheep population data; 6th - 10th grade)
Hoofin' It! - Scavenger Hunt
(A game connecting students to wildlife; k - 6th grade)
Hoofin' It! - Field Sampling
(How scientists count wildlife populations; k - 12th grade)
Hoofin' It! The Bean Counters: Mark-Recapture
(Learning to use the mark-recapture method for population surveys; 5th - 12th grade)