Rubric
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Claim – Statement that answers the big question Restates the Big Question, but does not provide a statement of answer. Restates the Big Question and provides a clear statement of answer.  The word “because” is often found in an answer statement.
Evidence – data that supports the claim Is missing evidence from 4 experiments OR the evidence provided is from the experiments, but does not support the claim Is missing evidence from 3 experiments OR the evidence from one of the experiments does not support the claim Is missing relevant evidence from 2 experiments OR the evidence from two of the experiments does not support the claim Is missing relevant evidence from one experiment OR the evidence from 3 experiments does not support the claim Provides all evidence from all experiments that relates to the Big Question.  This includes observational data or numerical data.
Reasoning – Completeness, explain the experiment, why we did it and what it proves Explains most necessary experiments and does 1 of 3 for each:
1. Reason why we did them
2. What they learned
3. What they proved
Explains most necessary experiments and does 2 of 3:
1. Why we did them
2. What they learned
3. What they proved
Explains ALL necessary experiments and does 1 of 3 for each:
1. Reason why we did them
2. What they learned
3. What they proved
Explains ALL necessary experiments and does 2 of 3 for each:
  1. Reason why we did them
  2. What they learned
  3. What they proved
Explains ALL necessary experiments and gives reason as to why we did them, what they learned, and what they proved
Mechanics: Grammar, Spelling, etc. Errors affect understanding the work submitted There are more than 10 errors, but it does not affect understanding There are up to 6 errors, but it does not affect understanding There are up to 3 errors, but it does not affect understanding There are no errors at all
Microsoft Office: did you hand it in on time, the correct way and can I read the font The assignment is:
 
  1. Late
  2. Unreadable font
  3. Not submitted correctly
The assignment is done on time, complete, submitted correctly and has readable font.