Designing Experiments

Evaluation Guide

LabCheck: Evaluation Guide


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• describes lab content concisely, adequately, appropriately

conveys a sense of the full report concisely and effectively          
• effectively defines the research problem and states the research question          
• successfully establishes the scientific concept of the lab          
states hypothesis and provides logical reasoning for it          
• gives enough details to allow for replication of procedure          
• opens with effective statement of overall findings          
• presents visuals clearly and accurately          
• presents verbal findings clearly and with sufficient support          
• successfully integrates verbal and visual representations          
• opens with effective statement of support of hypothesis          
• backs up statement with reference to appropriate findings          
• provides sufficient and logical explanation for the statement          
• gives answer to the research question and solution for unknowns          
• effectively links answer of research question to solution of problem
• sufficiently addresses other issues pertinent to lab
• convincingly describes what has been learned in the lab          
• all appropriate sources in the report are listed
• citations and references adhere to proper format
• format of tables and figures is correct          
• report is written in scientific style: clear and to the point          
• grammar and spelling are correct          
Overall Aims of the Report: The student...
• has successfully learned what the lab is designed to teach          
• demonstrates clear and thoughtful scientific inquiry          
• accurately measures and analyzes data for lab findings          


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