LAB WRITE-UP SCORIN RUBRIC by gpk11258

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									               LAB WRITE-UP SCORING RUBRIC

Category   Exemplary    Acceptable   Limited   Deficient
Statement of   The problem and       The problem and       The problem           The statement of
Problem and    hypothesis are        hypothesis are        and/or hypothesis     the problem
Hypothesis     stated clearly and    stated adequately.    are poorly stated.    and/or
               completely.           The relationship      The relationship      hypothesis is
               The relationship to   between the article   between the           very limited or
               class is clear, has   and class topics is   article and class     missing
               depth, and is         clear and is          topics is not clear   altogether.
               supported with        supported with at     and is not            No relationship
               examples.             least one example,    supported             between the
               Clear                 but lacks depth.      with examples.        article and class
               identification of     Adequate              Poor identification   topics is made.
               independent and       identification of     of independent        No identification
               dependent             independent and       and dependent         of independent
               variables.            dependent             variable.             and dependent
                                     variables.                                  variables.
                      8 points
                                           7 - 6 points         5 - 4 points         3 – 0 points
Experimental   The experimental      The experimental      The experimental      The experimental
Design         design matches        design generally      design matches        design does not
               the stated            matches the stated    the stated problem    match the stated
               problem.              problem. Attempt      to some extent.       problem, is very
               Variables are held    at holding            Little attempt to     incomplete or
               constant. The         variables constant    hold variables        missing. There
               procedures are        is made.              constant.             is no attempt to
               clear, complete       Procedures are        Procedures are        hold variables
               and replicable. A     generally             incomplete. Major     constant.
               control is included   complete. Minor       modifications or
               when appropriate.     modifications or      clarifications may
                                     clarifications may    be needed.
                                     be needed.
                    5 points                                    3 points             2 - 0 points
                                           4 points
Data           Data are well         Data are organized    Data are              Data are very
Presentation   organized and         and presented in      organized and         poorly organized
               presented in an       an appropriate        presented in an       or presented in
Data Table     appropriate           manner. Minor         appropriate           an inappropriate
               manner.               errors or omissions   manner. Minor         manner or
               Data table:           may be present.       errors or             missing
               titled,                                     omissions may be      altogether.
               variables                                   present.
               and columns
               properly
               labeled with
               units, done
               neatly with
               a ruler or
               computer                  4 points               3 points             2 - 0 points
               generated.


                     5 points
  Category         Exemplary             Acceptable               Limited              Deficient
Data          Data are well           Data are              Data are               Data are very
Presentation: organized and           organized and         organized and          poorly organized
              presented in an         presented in an       presented in an        or presented in
  Graph       appropriate             appropriate           appropriate            an inappropriate
              manner.                 manner. Minor         manner. Minor          manner or
               Graph:                 errors or             errors or              missing
               titled, x              omissions may be      omissions may be       altogether.
               and y axes             present.              present.
               are properly
               labeled with
               units,
               points
               plotted
               correctly,
               done neatly
               on graph
               paper or                    4 points              3 points              2 - 0 points
               computer
               generated.


                     5 points
Conclusion     Conclusions are        Conclusions are       Conclusions are        Conclusions are
               fully supported by     generally             supported by data      not supported by
               data and answer        supported by data     and answer the         data, do not
               the essential          and answer the        essential question     answer the
               question.              essential             to a limited extent.   essential
               Interpretation of      question.             Interpretation of      question, or are
               results (WHY) is       Interpretation of     results lacks          missing.
               thoroughly             results is            depth, and/or has
               discussed and          discussed, but        major errors in
               correct.               minor errors in       interpretation.
                                      interpretation may
                                      be present.
                                                                                        5 – 0 points
                    10 points              9 – 8 points           7 - 6 points

Validity and   Reliability of data    Discussion of         There is little        . There is no
Evidence of    and validity of        reliability of data   discussion of the      discussion of the
Learning       conclusions are        and validity of       reliability of the     reliability of data
               thoroughly             conclusions is        data or validity of    or validity of
               discussed.             limited.              conclusions.           conclusions.
               Evidence of            Evidence of           Evidence of            Evidence of
               learning is strongly   learning is           learning is            learning is not
               substantiated.         substantiated.        somewhat               clearly
                                                            substantiated.         substantiated.

                    8 points               7 points              6 – 5 points          4 - 0 points

								
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