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Stick Bridge Building 
Bridges are made out of popsicle sticks, toothpicks, chopsticks, glue and or tape. Your bridge must be able to hold at least 5lbs.
Rubric Code: D24666C
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Subject: Math  
Type: Project  
Grade Levels: 9-12

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Popsicle Stick Bridge using popsicle sticks, toothpicks or chopsticks.
  Poor

2 pts

Fair

3 pts

Good

4 pts

Excellent

5 pts

Appearance

Poor

Not aesthetically pleasing
Work is sloppy throughout.
Design is unattractive and/or plain.
Fair

Limited aesthetics
(shapes, patterns, etc.)
Design and use of glue is messy at times.
Some visual appeal.
Good

Overall, an attractive bridge (shapes, patterns, etc.)
Tidy work most of the time.
Visually appealing.
Excellent

Extremely aesthetic in design (shapes, patterns, etc.)
All construction is clean and attractive.
Visually appealing.
Structure

Poor

Bridge with no real design.

Did not maximize use of materials.
Fair

Bridge with limited creative design.

Limited use of materials.
Good

Bridge designed with good creativity.

Good use of materials.
Excellent

Bridge designed with excellent creativity.

Excellent use of materials.
Teamwork

Poor

Partners ..no team work.. one person ran the show!
No respect shown.
Fair

Partners ..some team work.
Some respect shown.
Good

Partners worked together, but occasionally distracted from their project in some way. Respect was observed most of the time.
Excellent

Each person was actively involved in the building process. All partners were treated with respect.
Blueprint

- sketch
- pre-writing
description
- post building
reflection

Poor

Bridge design does not match the design of the blueprint and changes were not explained.
Fair

Bridge design somewhat matches the design of the blueprint.
If any changes were made during building, they were explained a little upon reflection.
Good

Bridge blueprint mostly matches the design of the finished product.
If any changes were made during building, they were sufficiently explained upon reflection.
Excellent

Bridge blueprint matches the design of the finished product.
If any changes were made during building, they were thoroughly explained upon reflection.
Durability

Poor

Truss Bridge design could not hold even a small amount of weight (rocks)
Fair

Truss Bridge design could hold a small amount of weight (rocks)
Good

Truss Bridge design held a lot of weight (rocks)
Excellent

Truss Bridge design was strong and sturdy. It held a great deal of weight (rocks)
Materials

Poor

Student(s) used other items than what was allowed to build the bridge.
Fair
Good
Excellent

Used the appropriate materials to build their bridge.



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