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									Rubric
                                              Generic Lab Write-up
This is a rubric for the generic lab write-up format.Click here for the Generic Lab Write-up
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                                                 Lab Write-up Rubric
                                                                                                                      Weighted
Parts of Lab                              1                   2                 3                      4
                                                                                                                      score
                                                        partial,
                            Only the word title         missing                              Includes title and
Title                       listed.                     either title or d                    investigation number ___ x .5 =
                                                        investigation
                                                        number

                            Only the word date          Wrong date                           Date activity is         ___ x .25
Date of activity            listed.                     listed.        d                     performed is             =
                                                                                             included
                                                        Statement                                                   ___ x .5 =
                                                                                             Brief 1 sentence
                            Only the word               present but    Statement repeats                            (if
                                                                                             statement that
Purpose                     purpose listed.             not            title.                explains clearly the
                                                                                                                    hypothesis
                                                        completely                                                  is needed)
                                                                                             purose of theactivity.
                                                        accurate.                                                   ___x.25=
                                                                                            If-then statement
                                                                                            listing both the
                                                        Partial
                                                                       If-then statement, independent variable
                                                        statement,
Hypothesis                  Only the word               not in
                                                                       but does not         and the
                                                                                                                 ___x .25=
(If requested)              hypothesis listed.          correct
                                                                       explain relationship dependentvariable.
                                                                       between variables. Explains the
                                                        format.
                                                                                            relationship between
                                                                                            the variables.
                                                        Procedure is
                                                        copied word    Procedure is        Procedure is
Procedure                   Only the word               for word       summarized, but     summarized clearly,        ___ x .5 =
                            procedure is listed.        from           some parts missing. or is written clearly
                                                        original                           if own procedure.
                                                        source.
                                                 Partial               Safety precautions
                                                 listing of            are listed, some   All safety
                            Only the word safety                                                                 ___ x .25
Safety                      is listed.
                                                 safety                minor inaccuracies precautions are listed
                                                                                                                 =
                                                 precautions           or minor           clearly..
                                                 listed.               statementsmissing.

                            Only the word               All materials Some materials         Important materials      ___ x .25
Materials                   materials listed.           listed.       missing.               listed.This should       =
                                                                                             not be a laundry list.
                                                                                             Observations are
                                                                                             listed.
                                                                                             Data tables are
                                                                                             complete and follow
                                                        Missing                              correct format
                            Missing most of the         some data.
                                                                      Minor errors
                                                                                             (titles,
Data                        data. Data not              Errors in     present in format
                                                                                             independentand           ___ x 2 .5
                            presented in neat           format of
                                                                      of tables, graphs.
                                                                                             dependent variables      =
                            tables,graphs.              tables and/or                        listed).
                                                        graphs.                              Appropriate graphs
                                                                                             with correct format
                                                                                             (title, keys, axis
                                                                                             labels, accurate) if
                                                                                             needed.
                                                        Some
                    Missing most of the
                                                        questions                            All discussion
                    analysis/conclusions.                              Minor errors
Analysis/Conclusion Questions that                      answered,      present in analysis   questions answered       ___ x 5 =
                    areanswered are                     missing        of investigation.     completely and
                    inaccurate.                         some                                 accurately.
                                                        information.
Total points/40                                                                                                          /40

Note: This rubric is to be used with lab write-uphandout.
If any part of write-up is missing, a score of 0 will be given.




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