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					Cardboard Boat Race Challenge Marking Scheme
The following marking scheme has been adapted from the Race rules given to you at the start of this challenge.

Goal: Teams will design and construct a boat to participate in both a speed and a weight challenge in a pool.
Students will be given the materials to construct the boat and 2 hours building time. Drawings of boat design
will be submitted for judging.

Teams will be judged on safety and cleanliness, planning and design, quality of construction, visual appeal,
teamwork and team spirit, knowledge of skilled trades, speed and weight capacity.


Class Submission Requirements:
Planning and Design (20 marks Thinking and Inquiry)
   - Sample sketches and notes to indicate areas of interest and design ideas (3)
   - Include fast facts sheet of info needed to help in the design process (3)
   - Prototype(s) completed and tested (2)
   - Notes made about successes/failures of prototypes (2)
   - Net drawing of boat cut out with measurements (3)
   - orthographic drawings including top, front and side views (must use Vectorworks or other CAD
      program) (4)
   - isometric drawing/sketch (by hand or in Vectorworks) (3)
   - all diagrams should be drawn to scale

Quality of Construction (10 marks Application)
  - Is the boat study? Will it hold all members? Is it balanced? Are measurements accurate? Does it work?
       Are materials properly used?

Safety and Cleanliness (10 marks Application)

   -   submit self-evaluation rubric

Teamwork and Team Spirit (10 marks Application)

   -   submit self-evaluation rubric

Visual Appeal (5 marks Communication)

   -   effort made to enhance the look of the boat

Knowledge of Skilled Trades (10 marks Knowledge)

Each team member must research one skilled trade career that relates to the cardboard boat race, the report
should be type-written and include the following information:
   - job description (3)
   - skills required (1)
   - education/training required (1)
   - where can you go to get the required education/training (1)
   - explain how the skills they are using in the cardboard boat race apply to that career (2)
   - include a title page and properly reference materials (2)
   Group Members: __________________________ Student Name: ____________________

   Safety and Cleanliness Skills                                 Criteria
                                            1          2            3           4     Student      Teacher
- proper and safe use of materials       None of    Some of Most of        All of
                                         the Time   the Time    the Time the Time
- work area left clean, all material     None of    Some of Most of        All of
properly stored                          the Time   the Time    the Time the Time

- proper and safe use of equipment       None of    Some of Most of        All of
                                         the Time   the Time    the Time the Time
                                                                                    Total Points      ____



         Teamwork Skills                                           Criteria

                                           1               2                3           4       Student Teacher
Helping: The teacher observed
the students offering assistance to    None of the Some of the Most of the All of the
each other.                               Time         Time             Time           Time
Listening: The teacher
observed students working from         None of the Some of the Most of the All of the
each other's ideas.                       Time         Time             Time           Time
Participating: The teacher
observed each student contributing
                                       None of the Some of the Most of the All of the
to the project.                           Time         Time             Time           Time
Persuading: The teacher
observed the students exchanging,
                                       None of the Some of the Most of the All of the
defending, and rethinking ideas.          Time         Time             Time           Time
Questioning: The teacher
observed the students interacting,     None of the Some of the Most of the All of the
discussing, and posing questions to       Time         Time             Time           Time
all members of the team.
Respecting: The teacher
observed the students encouraging      None of the Some of the Most of the All of the
and supporting the ideas and efforts      Time         Time             Time           Time
of others.
Sharing: The teacher observed
the students offering ideas and        None of the Some of the Most of the All of the
reporting their findings to each          Time         Time             Time           Time
other.


                                                                                         Total Points        ____



   STUDENT COMMENTS:                                           TEACHER COMMENTS:
OVERALL CHECKLIST


Category                                           Level 1      Level 2        Level 3            Level 4
Boat Construction:
Planning and Design         Thinking and Inq.   0 5 7 9 10 11   12       13    14         15   16 17 18 19 20
Quality of Construction           App.            0 1 2 3 4 5    6       6.5    7     7.5         8   9 10
Safety and Cleanliness            App.            0 1 2 3 4 5    6       6.5    7     7.5         8   9 10
Teamwork                          App.            0 1 2 3 4 5    6       6.5    7     7.5         8   9 10
Visual Appeal                    Comm.            0 1 2 2.5          3              3.5           4   4.5 5
Knowledge of Skilled           Knowledge
                                                  0 1 2 3 4 5    6       6.5    7     7.5         8   9 10
Trades
Speed Challenge
Completed course                                  0 1 2 3 4 5    6       6.5    7     7.5         8   9 10
Weight Challenge
Declared weight held for                          0 1 2 3 4 5    6       6.5    7     7.5         8   9 10
90 seconds
Additional weight + 2 per
person 90 sec/each

				
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