Physics 163 - Quarter 1 Projects

Falling Bodies

Scoring Rubric

Falling Bodies Description

Due Dates

The Project Corner

The Refrigerator


Your Falling Bodies project will be scored using the following scoring rubric.

Outcomes with Criteria

Below
St'ds

Meets
St'ds

Exceeds
St'ds

TOTAL

1. Understanding of Physical Concepts

  • completely and accurately presented scenario using the language of physics.
  • charted two or more quantities to meaningfully portray motion of object; chart provides valuable insight into the scenario; accurately interpreted and discussed chart in relation to the scenario.
  • provided a thorough and insightful discussion of how and why relevant motion parameters are changing with time.

 

0

0 - 2

 

 

0 - 1

 

1

3 - 4

 

 

3 - 4

 

2

5

 

 

5

_____
(out of 12)

2. Experimentation

  • clearly identified a testable scenario; proposed, implemented, and documented a reasonable method to investigate the scenario
  • clearly documented and reported relevant spreadsheet values (mass, angle, initial velocity, surface area, initial height, etc.) and outcomes; identified and systematically altered key variables to accomplish purpose.

 

0 - 1

 

0 - 1

 

2 - 3

 

2

 

4

 

3

_____
(out of 7)

3. Technology Usage

  • submitted a completely word processed, attractively styled/formatted report with no handwritten information; end product has pizzazz ("refrigerator mat'l").
  • constructed chart of relevant spreadsheet values; electronically copied and pasted spreadsheet chart into word processing document (meets st'ds); sized, labeled, titled, and edited chart using computer draw tools (meets st'ds).

 

0 - 2

 

0 - 2

 

3 - 4

 

3

 

5

 

4

_______
(out of 8)

Comments:

TOTAL
_______
(out of 27)

 


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