Names:

Pesticides Poster

This project will create an informational poster for the pesticide you have chosen. You may work by yourself or with one other person. Individual grades will be given based upon the instructor's poster rubric shown below and your group self-evaluations.

Scoring

Effective (5 pts) Satisfactory (3 pts) Developing (2 pts)
Exceeds basic requirements, every aspect enhances poster, difficult to imagine improvements. Meets requirements, but has an error or missed opportunities, improvements possible. Requirements not meet or implemented poorly. Numerous improvements possible.

Poster Rubric

Presentation Score Comments
Topics clearly organized with flow and visual clues.    
Text and fonts readable    
Illustrations appropriate and aid    
Correct capitalization, grammar, punctuation, spelling    
Workmanship: paper cut straight, no glue marks, no smears    
Overall professional impression    
References cited    
Poster Information Score Comments
Chemical name of active ingredient    
Trade name(s) chemical is sold under    
What is this used for? (herbicide, insecticide, etc)    
Chemical Family: What larger group of chemicals does this belong to? How are they categorized?    
Acute toxicity: EPA cautionary name plus how tissues/organs affected.    
Carcinogen: Is it? Explain what this means and why it is important.    
Cholinesterase inhibitor: Is it? Explain what this means and why it is important.    
Groundwater/ soil pollutant: Does it? Explain what this means and why it is important.    
Reproductive/ developmental toxicant: Is it? Explain what this means and why it is important.    
Endocrine Disruptor: Is it? Which glands are affected? Explain what this means and why it is important.    
Immune system: Does it interfere? How?    
Unique issues: Inert ingredients ?    
Total