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Unit 4 Assignment Forum: Benefit or Harm? For this assignment, you will take a stance for or against the use of Genetically Modified Organisms(GMOs) or pesticides in agriculture, and showcase an article that provides evidence for your claim.By the Friday

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Unit 4 Assignment Forum: Benefit or Harm?

For this assignment, you will take a stance for or against the use of Genetically Modified Organisms(GMOs) or pesticides in agriculture, and showcase an article that provides evidence for your claim.By the Friday deadline, share your article with the class in this Unit 4 Assignment Forum.  By the Sunday deadline, review your classmates’ work and provide at least one reply

  • Due Dates:
  • • By Friday of Unit 4, 11:59 p.m. EST – Post assignment to the forum.
    • By Sunday of Unit 4, 11:59 p.m. EST – Respond to a classmate.

    Points: 100

  • Overview:
  • For this assignment, you will take a stance for or against the use of Genetically Modified Organisms
    (GMOs) or pesticides in agriculture, and showcase an article that provides evidence for your claim.

  • Instructions:
  • • Find an article that either supports or discredits the helpfulness of GMO’s or pesticides. The
    article should support your claim.

    • Discuss at least three (3) pieces of evidence to support your stance. Some possible points of
    discussion include crop output, health and safety of humans and animals, water pollution, and
    economics.

  • Requirements:
  • • Upload your chosen article for your peers to evaluate your response.
    • Provide at least one (1) peer response that elaborates on your classmate’s ideas with further

    comment or observation, presents a relevant new idea or viewpoint for consideration, and
    raises a question, or politely offers an alternative perspective.

    • Include the citation of the article in the correct APA style.

    • Post the assignment, article, and your response to the Assignment Forum by the due dates
    listed above.

    Be sure to read the criteria below by which your work will be evaluated before you write and
    again after you write.

    ENV110 – Exploring Environmental Issues

    Unit 4 Assignment Forum – Benefit or Harm?

    Evaluation Rubric for Benefit or Harm? Assignment Forum

    CRITERIA Deficient Development Needed Satisfactory Proficient

    Evidence #1

    (0-14 Points) (15-19 Points) (20-22 Points) (23-25 Points)

    Component is
    minimally or not
    addressed. Stance
    not supported.

    Component
    somewhat supports
    stance. Missing
    significant details.

    Component is fairly
    well addressed and
    supports stance, but
    may be missing
    some detail.

    Component is
    thoroughly
    addressed and
    strongly supports
    stance.

    Evidence #2

    (0-14 Points) (15-19 Points) (20-22 Points) (23-25 Points)
    Component is
    minimally or not
    addressed. Stance
    not supported.
    Component
    somewhat supports
    stance. Missing
    significant details.
    Component is fairly
    well addressed and
    supports stance, but
    may be missing
    some detail.
    Component is
    thoroughly
    addressed and
    strongly supports
    stance.

    Evidence #3 (0-14 Points) (15-19 Points) (20-22 Points) (23-25 Points)

    Component is
    minimally or not
    addressed. Stance
    not supported.
    Component
    somewhat supports
    stance. Missing
    significant details.
    Component is fairly
    well addressed and
    supports stance, but
    may be missing
    some detail.
    Component is
    thoroughly
    addressed and
    strongly supports
    stance.

    Article Included
    and Reference
    Citation in APA
    Formatting

    (0-2 Points) (3 Points) (4 Points) (5 Points)

    Article citation was
    not present, and/or
    APA style formatting
    has significant
    errors.

    Article citation was
    included and has
    some issues with
    APA style
    formatting.

    Article citation was
    included, but has
    minor errors in APA
    style formatting.

    Article citation was
    included and
    correctly formatted
    in APA style.

    Peer Response

    (0 Points) (6 Points) (8 Points) (10 Points)

    No response post
    made to a
    classmate’s post.

    Peer response
    provided, though
    minimal and lacking
    depth by restating or
    summarizing what
    was already
    expressed, details,
    and new ideas
    missing or lacking.

    Peer response
    elaborates on
    classmate’s ideas
    with further
    comment but does
    not raise a question
    or offer an
    alternative
    perspective.

    Peer response
    elaborates on
    classmate’s ideas
    with further
    comment or
    observation;
    presents a relevant
    new idea or
    viewpoint for
    consideration; raises
    a question or politely
    offers an alternative
    perspective.

    CRITERIA Deficient Development Needed Satisfactory Proficient

    Posting Due
    Dates

    (0 Points) (5 Points) (10 Points)

    The assignment and
    response were not posted
    by the due dates of the unit.

    Either the assignment or the
    response was not posted by
    the due date of the unit.

    Both the assignment and
    response were posted by
    the due dates of the unit.

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