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Lab Rubric
Criteria Ratings Pts
Purpose
Purpose (20 points) This is a statement of the problem to be investigated. It provides the overall direction for laboratory investigation and must be addressed in the conclusion.
threshold: pts
20.0 pts
Well written purpose statement.
10.0 pts
Incomplete, imprecise, or poorly written purpose statement.
0.0 pts
No Purpose Statement
pts
20.0 pts
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Materials & Procedure
Materials & Procedure (20 points) - Identify and name all experimental variables, - Briefly describe how the independent variables are manipulated. Someone who was not present during the lab should be able to understand how the experiment was performed and be able to reproduce the results by reading your procedure.
threshold: pts
20.0 pts
Fully addresses materials & procedure.
15.0 pts
Almost completely addresses materials & procedure.
10.0 pts
Partially addresses materials & procedure.
5.0 pts
Poorly addresses materials & procedure.
0.0 pts
Materials and procedure not present.
pts
20.0 pts
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Experimental Data
Data (20 points) - Data measured directly from the experiment. - Derived values obtained by way of mathematical manipulations (for example: average values, or unit conversions) or interpretations of any kind should be included in this section of the report as well. - A sample calculation must appear describing the method of obtaining all derived values. - The units for physical measurements in a data table should be specified in column heading only.
threshold: pts
20.0 pts
All data complete with units & correctly formatted tables.
15.0 pts
Most data included but units (or some other item) omitted.
10.0 pts
Some data included. Units and/or organization may be lacking.
5.0 pts
Significant amount of data missing or serious organization and/or unit problems.
0.0 pts
Data not present.
pts
20.0 pts
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Analysis, Conclusion, & Answer Questions
Data Analysis & Conclusion (20 points) -Include all graphs, analysis of graphs, post laboratory calculations and percent errors. -Unusual results or trends should be noted and explained if possible. -Discuss any questionable data or surprising results. -Explain the possible source of uncertainties or questionable results. -Relate findings to purpose. State what you learned from completing the lab. -Answer any/all questions posed by the lab procedure.
threshold: pts
20.0 pts
Analysis, conclusion, and question answers clearly and concisely presented.
15.0 pts
Analysis or conclusion missing.
10.0 pts
Analysis and conclusion missing or question answers missing.
5.0 pts
Only analysis or conclusion completed.
0.0 pts
Analysis, conclusion, & question answer not present.
pts
20.0 pts
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Photograph of Your Experiment
threshold: pts
20.0 pts
Full Marks
10.0 pts
Photograph included but is of poor quality and/or does not show all parts of the experiment.
0.0 pts
No photograph submitted.
pts
20.0 pts
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Total Points: 100.0 out of 100.0