Category Exceeds Standard Meets Standard Nearly Meets Standard Does Not Meet Standard No Evidence Score

Title Page

Contains:

Title

Your Name, Teacher’s Name, Course Period,

Date, Neatly finished-no errors

Missing 1 component

Missing 2 – 4 components

Missing more than 4 components

 

 

Question

Clear and concise problem stated that is testable.

Identifies the question in an unclear manner, but is still testable.

Identifies only part of the question, but is still testable

The question is not testable no matter how clear and concise the question is.

 

 

Hypothe sis

Follows “if…then… because” format.

Is related to the question.

Clearly defines controls vs. variables in “if” portion.

Predicts with correct facts.

Follows “if…then… because” format.

Is related to the question.

Defines controls vs. variables in “if” portion in an unclear manner.

Predicts with correct facts

Follows “if…then… because” format.

Is related to the question.

Defines controls vs. variables in “if” portion in an unclear manner.

Predicts with some facts.

Follows “if…then… because” format.

Is related to the question.

Defines controls vs. variables in “if” portion in an unclear manner.

Predicts with no facts

 

 

Materials

Lists all materials and equipment.

Lists most materials and equipment.

Lists some of the materials & equipment.

Lists wrong materials or equipment.

 

 

Procedure

Lists all steps in a detailed, sequential order that are easily followed.

All safety precautions and warnings are provided.

Provides diagrams of all setups.

Lists all steps in a sequential order that are not easily followed.

All safety precautions and warnings are provided.

Provides diagrams of all setups.

Lists all steps in a sequential order that are not easily followed.

All safety precautions and warnings are missing.

Provides some diagrams of setups.

Lists steps in an order that are not sequential, not easily followed, or incomplete.

Some safety precautions and warnings are not provided. Provides some diagrams of setups.

 

 

Results

All data is recorded and organized in a clear manner. All visible observations are provided.

Complete and correct analysis of data is provided.

Errors of Experimentation are provided.

All data is recorded and organized in a clear manner. All visible observations are provided.

Analysis of data is provided with a few errors.

Errors of experimentation are provided.

All data is recorded and organized in a clear manner. Visible observations are missing.

Analysis of data is provided with a few errors.

Errors of experimentation are provided.

Incorrect data is provided regardless of inclusion or

presentation of all other criteria.

 

 

Conclusion

Restates the hypothesis, supports or refutes it and explains the role of the test in making the decision

Restates the hypothesis and supports or refutes it

Supports or refutes the hypothesis without restating it

Does not address the hypothesis

 

 

Mechanics

No errors in punctuation, capitalization and spelling.

Almost no errors in punctuation, capitalization and spelling.

Many errors in punctuation, capitalization and spelling.

Numerous and distracting errors in punctuation, capitalization and spelling.

 

 

Usage

No errors sentence structure and word usage.

Almost no errors in sentence structure and word usage.

Many errors in sentence structure and word usage.

Numerous and distracting errors in sentence structure and word usage.