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Lab Report Rubric 
At the school's Baazar, Tihirah noticed the burger vendor, Mr. Charles adding pineapple slices to the meat burger he served her. Mr. Charles explained that pineapples had a natural chemical in it which aids digestion of the meat making it softer. Tihirah wondered if this was true and wanted to do an experiment to test the information. Plan and Design an experiment to assist Tihirah to test this information.
Rubric Code: Y235BCA
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Subject: (General)  
Type: Project  
Grade Levels: 9-12


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  Excellent

4 pts

Good

3 pts

Fair

2 pts

Poor

1 pts

Very Poor

0 pts

Hypothesis
4 pts

Excellent

Hypothesis is complete and accurate using complex construction method.
Related to the Observation,
Can be experimented on in the lab, Only one condition or variable is changed or manipulated.
Good

Hypothesis is almost complete and accurate and is aligned to two of three criteria and uses complex construction.
Fair

Hypothesis section is stated and aligned to one of three criteria and uses "IF THEN" method of construction
Poor

Hypothesis section is stated but is not aligned to observation, experimental procedure or changes more than one variable or condition.
Very Poor

Hypothesis is omitted.
Feature / Points
  Excellent

4 pts

Good

3 pts

Fair

2 pts

Poor

1 pts

Very Poor

0 pts

Aim
4 pts

Excellent

Related to the Hypothesis and stated as an aim with correct use of an action verb, linking a dependent and independent variable and related to the method.
Good

Related to Hypothesis and is almost accurately stated.
Fair

Related to Hypothesis and is partially accurately stated.
Poor

Related to Hypothesis but not method and is not accurately stated as an aim with inaccurate use of verb, dependent or independent variable.
Very Poor

Aim is omitted.
Feature / Points
  Excellent

4 pts

Good

3 pts

Fair

2 pts

Poor

1 pts

Very Poor

0 pts

Apparatus and Materials
4 pts

(3 points)

Excellent

All apparatus and materials listed with quantities and sub-divided to show distinction between apparatus and materials.
Good

Most apparatus and materials listed with most quantities
Fair

Some apparatus and materials listed with some quantities given
Poor

Few apparatus and materials listed with some quantities given
Very Poor

Apparatus and Materials section is omitted.
Feature / Points
  Excellent

20 pts

Good

15 pts

Fair

10 pts

Poor

5 pts

Very Poor

0 pts

Procedure
20 pts

Excellent

Complete, logically written sequence listed in numbered chronological steps using instructional or command voice format and can easily be duplicated.

Procedure states details of time, quantities, duration, repetition of samples or procedure, clearly states how to ensure one manipulated variable, how to measure the responding variable, formats to record data and to present results.
Good

Mostly complete, logically written sequence listed in numbered chronological steps using instructional or command voice format and can easily be duplicated.

Procedure mostly state details of time, quantities, duration, repetition of samples or procedure, clearly states either how to ensure one manipulated variable or how to measure the e responding variable.
Fair

Somewhat complete, illogically written sequence listed in numbered steps using instructional or command voice format and is not easily duplicated.

Procedure sometimes give details of time, quantities, duration, repetition of samples or procedure, but does not state either how to ensure one manipulated variable or how to measure the e responding variable.
Poor

Incomplete, illogically written sequence, difficult to follow listed in numbered steps using voice format other than instructional or command and is not easily duplicated.

Procedure does not state details of time, quantities, duration, repetition of samples or procedure, clearly how to ensure one manipulated variable, how to measure the e responding variable.
Very Poor

No procedure is stated.
Feature / Points
  Excellent

4 pts

Good

3 pts

Fair

2 pts

Poor

1 pts

Very Poor

0 pts

Experimental Set Up
4 pts

Excellent

All Scientific Drawing Rules adhered to make a drawing of the experimental set up.
Good

Most Scientific Drawing Rules adhered to make a drawing of the experimental set up.
Fair

Some Scientific Drawing Rules adhered to make a drawing of the experimental set up.
Poor

No Scientific Drawing Rules adhered to make a drawing of the experimental set up.
Very Poor

section is omitted.
Feature / Points
  Excellent

4 pts

Good

3 pts

Fair

2 pts

Poor

1 pts

Very Poor

0 pts

Results
4 pts

Excellent

All expected trends are stated, including accurately stating the trend related to the Aim and Procedure

Draft table for recording data is drawn.
Good

Trend related to the Aim and Procedure is accurately stated along with at least two other trends.
Fair

Trend related to the Aim and Procedure is accurately stated alone
Poor

Trend stated is inaccurate.
Very Poor

No trend is stated.
Feature / Points
  Excellent

4 pts

Good

3 pts

Fair

2 pts

Poor

1 pts

Very Poor

0 pts

Limitations, Precautions Possible Sources of Error
4 pts

(4 points)

Excellent

More than two Limitation, Precaution and Sources of Error is accurately stated in listed numbered format.
Good

Two Limitation, Precaution and Sources of Error is accurately stated in listed numbered format.
Fair

One Limitation, Precaution and Sources of Error is accurately stated in listed numbered format.
Poor

Either Limitation, Precaution or Sources of Error section is omitted and what is stated is not in numbered, listed format.
Very Poor

All three sections are omitted.
Feature / Points
  Excellent

4 pts

Good

3 pts

Fair

2 pts

Poor

1 pts

Very Poor

0 pts

Creativity, Presentation Visual Impact
4 pts

Excellent

Creative and well organised, neatly presented and clearly marked subsections, very effective use of visuals and technology tools to present work
Good

Well organised and neat using technology tools to present work
Fair

Well organised but not neat
Poor

Fairly presented, showing scant regard for the importance of layout or layout is unappealing with untidy work
Very Poor

Carelessly presented, showing scant regard for the importance of layout or layout is unappealing
Feature / Points
  Excellent

4 pts

Good

3 pts

Fair

2 pts

Poor

1 pts

Very Poor

0 pts

Technical Requirements
4 pts

Excellent

All Convention for Tables, Graphs, Figures, Drawings rarely violated.

Conventions for headings, subheadings rarely violated.

Use 12-point very legible font such as Times New Roman or Calibri. Never use stylized fonts.

Always use normal margin setting (2.54 cm all around).

Always use double spacing.

All work created using MS Office programmes or equivalent.
Good

All Convention for Tables, Graphs, Figures, Drawings violated few occasions.

Conventions for headings, subheadings violated few occasions.

few instances of 12-point very legible font such as Times New Roman or Calibri not being used. Never use stylized fonts.

Always use normal margin setting (2.54 cm all around).

Double spacing rarely violated.

All work created using MS Office programmes or equivalent.
Fair

All Convention for Tables, Graphs, Figures, Drawings violated sometimes.

Conventions for headings, subheadings violated sometimes.

Some instances of 12-point very legible font such as Times New Roman or Calibri not being used. Never use stylized fonts.

some instances normal margin setting (2.54 cm all around) not being used.

Double spacing violated at times.

All work created using MS Office programmes or equivalent.
Poor

All Convention for Tables, Graphs, Figures, Drawings violated regularly.

Conventions for headings, subheadings violated regularly.

instances of 12-point very legible font such as Times New Roman or Calibri not being used. Never use stylized fonts.

regular instances normal margin setting (2.54 cm all around) not being used.

Double spacing violated regularly.

All work created using MS Office programmes or equivalent is not adhered to.
Very Poor

All rules violated throughout on numerous occasions.
Feature / Points
  Excellent

4 pts

Good

3 pts

Fair

2 pts

Poor

1 pts

Very Poor

0 pts

Cover Page
4 pts

(10 points)

Excellent

All information is provided: Name of Student
Class
Subject
Unit Topic
Lab Number
Page Number
Date
Good

Almost all information is provided.
Includes 5-6 pieces of information
Fair

Some information is provided.
3-4 pieces of information is included.
Poor

Little information submitted.
1-2 pieces of information stated.
Very Poor

No cover page is submitted.
Feature / Points
  Excellent

4 pts

Good

3 pts

Fair

2 pts

Poor

1 pts

Very Poor

0 pts

Use of Academic English
4 pts

Excellent

Strict adherence to conventions of academic English:
-correct grammar
-correct use of punctuation
-Sentences that are well structured and communicate the writer's ideas as intended.
Good

Mostly adhered to conventions of academic English:
-correct grammar
-correct use of punctuation
-Sentences that are well structured and communicate the writer's ideas as intended.
Fair

Some adherence to conventions of academic English:
-correct grammar
-correct use of punctuation
-Sentences that are well structured and communicate the writer's ideas as intended.
Poor

Little adherence to conventions of academic English:
-correct grammar
-correct use of punctuation
-Sentences that are well structured and communicate the writer's ideas as intended.
Very Poor

No adherence to conventions of academic English:
-correct grammar
-correct use of punctuation
-Sentences that are well structured and communicate the writer's ideas as intended.



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