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Spaghetti Bridge Contest 
Student will design and construct a bridge made of spaghetti. Bridge must be constructed using acceptable engineering practices. Assessment scores will be derived from bridge design, scale drawings, and written report.
Rubric Code: J245CBC
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Subject: Engineering  
Type: Project  
Grade Levels: 6-8

Powered by iRubric Bridge Design
  Exceeding

4 pts

Proficient

3 pts

Developing

2 pts

Emering

1 pts

Symmetry of Structure

Exceeding

Bridge structure is symmetrical.
Proficient

Bridge structure is somewhat symmetrical.
Developing

Bridge structure is not very symmetrical.
Emering

Bridge structure is not symmetrical at all
Aesthetics

Exceeding

Bridge structure is pleasing to the eye. Shows much creativity as well as being square symmetrical, and neat.
Proficient

Bridge structure is somewhat pleasing to the eye. Shows some creativity as well as being somewhat square symmetrical, and neat.
Developing

Bridge structure is not very pleasing to the eye. Shows little creativity as well as being not very square symmetrical, and neat.
Emering

Bridge structure is not at all pleasing to the eye. Shows no creativity as well as being not at all square symmetrical, and neat.
Glued Connections

Exceeding

All glued connections are neat and there is no excess glue.
Proficient

Many glued connections are neat and there is little excess glue.
Developing

Some glued connections are neat and there is some excess glue.
Emering

Few glued connections are neat and there is much excess glue.
Limits

Exceeding

All measurements are within the constraints set by instructor.
Proficient

Most measurements are within the constraints set instructor.
Developing

Some measurements are within the constraints set by instructor.
Emering

Few measurements are within the constraints set by instructor.
Success Ratio

Exceeding

Bridge holds 1 kg for 60 seconds.
Proficient

Bridge holds 1 kg for 45-59 seconds.
Developing

Bridge holds 1 kg for 30-44 seconds.
Emering

Bridge holds 1 kg for less than 30 seconds.
Scale Drawing
Neatness

Exceeding

Scale drawing is neatly drawn, includes labels, accurate scale ratio, side view, top view, and bottom view of bridge.
Proficient

Scale drawing is neat, includes labels, inaccurate scale ratios, side view, top view, and bottom view of bridge.
Developing

Scale drawing is missing one of the following aspects: labels, scale ratio, side view, top view, or bottom view.
Emering

Scale drawing is not neat, and is missing 2 or more of the following: labels, scale ratio, side view, top view, or bottom view.
Final Bridge Matches Design

Exceeding

Final bridge matches drawing in all aspects.
Proficient

Final bridge differs in only 1 aspect from the drawing.
Developing

Final bridge differs in 2 aspects from the drawing.
Emering

Final bridge differs in 3+ aspects from the drawing.



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  • Aesthetics, symmetry, square, efficiency


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