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Paper Roller Coaster Project 
students create a roller coaster from tubes Appearance
Rubric Code: UX9C27C
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Subject: Science  
Type: Project  
Grade Levels: K-5, 6-8


Powered by iRubric Roller Coaster Project
  Needs Improvement

5 pts

Fair

10 pts

Good

15 pts

Excellent

20 pts

Appearance

Track must be labeled with group name and be neat and well thought out.

Needs Improvement

looks ok, not neat, no name
Fair

looks ok, neat, has name
Good

looks good, neat, has name
Excellent

looks great, neat, has name
Marble Run

Marble must make it from the beginning of the track to the end .

Needs Improvement

marble stays on track, completes at least 1/4 of the track
Fair

marble stays on track completes at least 1/2 of the track
Good

marble stays on track, completes at least 3/4 of the track
Excellent

marble stays on track, completes entire track, is brought to a stop
Building

The roller coaster must be secured on the board without falling down. Roller coaster must be able to stand without students holding it up.

Needs Improvement

needs a lot of secondary support
Fair

needs a small amount of secondary support
Good

needs minimal secondary support
Excellent

needs no secondary support:stable
Team Work

Teams must work together on this project.
Each student must work equally with the other students

Needs Improvement

none of the time
Fair

some of the time
Good

most of the time
Excellent

all of the time
Design Information

Needs Improvement

Does not include any information on the design of the roller coaster
Fair

Includes at least two details on the design of the roller coater
Good

Includes at least three details on the design of the roller coaster
Excellent

Includes at least four details on the design of the roller coaster
Time Trial
  Time Trial #1

(N/A)

Time Trial #2

(N/A)

Time Trial #3

(N/A)

Time Trial #4

(N/A)

Testing

After you’re done building, your teacher will test your Paper Roller Coaster by placing one marble at a time on it. Record the amount of time that it takes for each marble to reach the bucket at the end of the track. If the marble gets stuck or falls off of the track, write N/A for that trial

Time Trial #1
Time Trial #2
Time Trial #3
Time Trial #4
Questions:
Students must be able to answer these questions as a group.

1. What would you have to do in order for your
marble to travel faster down the track?

2. What would cause your marble to travel slower
down the track?

3. Compare your track to the other groups.
Did their marble travel faster or slower? Why?



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