Nuclear Energy

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ACADEMIC SESSION 2011-2012
Name: ………………………………………………..Grade: MYP 5
Subject: Physics
Criteria for Assessment
CRITERIA A: One world
CRITERIA B: Communication in science
Introduction:
Task: Research and write an essay on “ use of nuclear fuel to solve the problem of energy crisis”. (800–1200 words) * The essay would be hand written on an A4 size paper and is to be submitted on the 22nd of October. You have about 10 days for your research and essay writing. The essay is a home assignment. * In your essay you should -

* Identify how nuclear fuel could be an answer to the energy crisis. * What are its relative advantages and disadvantages or limitations in comparison to other fuels * Discuss the impact of nuclear energy on some of the following factors: social, economic, political, environmental etc. * Communicate your essay using appropriate scientific language. * All references must be cited properly in the MLA format *

Criterion A: One world

Achievement level| Level descriptor|
0| The student does not reach a standard described by any of the descriptors given below.| 1-2| The student describes how science is applied to addressing a specific local or global issue. The student states some of the benefits or limitations of science in addressing the issue.| 3-4| The student describes how science is applied to addressing a specific local or global issue. The student describes some of the benefits or limitations of science in addressing the issue. The student describes how science and its applications interact with at least one of the following factors: social, economic, political, environmental, cultural and ethical.| 5-6| The student explains how science is applied to addressing a specific local or global issue. The student explains some of the benefits and limitations of science...
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