Estimating a OHHS weed population
- You and a partner will estimate the number of weeds in an area at OHHS specified by your instructor.
- You may use the quadrat or strip transect method. The sampled area is to be between 2% and 5% of the total area.
- Your results will be presented to the class in an electronic presentation. Include this information:
- Description of quadrat sampling method.
- Sample site location and data.
- Definition of 'weed'.
- Quadrat data - locations and weed counts.
- Calculations.
- Estimates of weed number.
OHHS Weed Population Rubric
Grading Rubric | Above Standard (5 pts) | Meets Standard (3 pts) | Below Standard (1 pt) | Subtotal |
Information: | Accurate, complete, extensive with calculations. | Accurate and complete with calculations. | Inaccurate, incomplete or inappropriate. Sources not cited = 0 | |
Organization: | Exemplary, clear and logical. | Aids presentation. | Detracts from presentation. | |
Presentation: | Informed, poised, not requiring notes. | Informed, with reference to notes. | Unable to discuss information or reads from paper. | |
Per: | Names: |