CATEGORY
4 Excellent
3 Good
2 Adequate
1 Inadequate
Scientific Concepts
Report illustrates an accurate and thorough understanding of scientific concepts underlying the lab.
Report illustrates an accurate understanding of most scientific concepts underlying the lab.
Report illustrates a limited understanding of scientific concepts underlying the lab.
Report illustrates inaccurate understanding of scientific concepts underlying the lab.
Safety
Lab is carried out with full attention to relevant safety procedures. The set-up, experiment, and tear-down posed no safety threat to any individual.
Lab is generally carried out with attention to relevant safety procedures. The set-up, experiment, and tear-down posed no safety threat to any individual, but one safety procedure needs to be reviewed.
Lab is carried out with some attention to relevant safety procedures. The set-up, experiment, and tear-down posed no safety threat to any individual, but several safety procedures need to be reviewed.
Safety procedures were ignored and/or some aspect of the experiment posed a threat to the safety of the student or others.
Data
Professional looking and accurate representation of the data in graph. Graph is labeled and titled.
Accurate representation of the data in graph. Graph is labeled and titled.
Accurate representation of the data in written form, but no graph is presented.
Data is not shown OR is inaccurate.
Conclusion
Conclusion includes whether the findings supported the hypothesis, possible sources of error, and what was learned from the experiment.
Conclusion includes whether the findings supported the hypothesis and what was learned from the experiment.
Conclusion includes what was learned from the experiment.
No conclusion was included in the report OR shows little effort and reflection.

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