Evaluation: The Atom – Then and Now!

The following is a rubric for how the project will be evaluated. (164 points)  

 

Beginning

1

Developing

2

Accomplished

3

Exemplary

4

Score

 

Democritus

 

Explains some of the information but not all of it or the information wrong.

Explains who he was or his concept of the atom or is missing information.

Explains who he was and his concept of the atom, but is missing some information.  

Fully explains who he was and his concept of the atom.

12

 

Dalton

 

 

Explains some of the information but not all of it or the information is wrong.

Explains who he was, his Atomic Theory, or his Atomic Model, or is missing information.

Explains who he was, his Atomic Theory, and his Atomic Model, but is missing some information.

Fully explains who he was, his Atomic Theory and his Atomic Model, includes description of his experiments.

20

 

Thomson

 

 

Explains some of the information but not all of it or the information is wrong.

Explains who he was or his concept of the atom, but is missing information.

Explains who he was and his concept of the atom, but is missing some information.

Fully explains who he was and his concept of the atom, includes description of his experiments; and how it built on the previous atom.

20

 

Rutherford

 

Explains some of the information but not all of it or the information is wrong.

Explains who he was or his concept of the atom, but is missing information.

Explains who he was and his concept of the atom, but is missing some information.

Fully explains who he was and his concept of the atom, includes description of his experiments; and how it built on the previous atom.

20

Bohr

Explains some of the information but not all of it or the information is wrong.

Explains who he was or his concept of the atom, but is missing information.

Explains who he was and his concept of the atom, but is missing some information.

Fully explains who he was and his concept of the atom, includes description of his experiments; and how it built on the previous atom.

20

Schrödinger (Quantum Theory)

Explains some of the information but not all of it or the information is wrong.

Explains who he was or his concept of the atom, but is missing information.

Explains who he was and his concept of the atom, but is missing some information.

Fully explains who he was and his concept of the atom, includes description of his experiments; and how it built on the previous atom.

20

Timing / Sequence

 

 

Timing and sequence are not correct.

Timing and sequence are somewhat correct – two or more items are wrong.

Timing and sequence are mostly correct – only one or two wrong items.

The timing and the order is correct.

20

Presentation /Book

Very little effort or thought was put into the presentation or book.

Frequent mistakes, misspelled words, words scratched, ragged edges on the pages, presentation does not flow.

Overall an excellent, good project with evidence that effort went into the presentation or book, but a few minor mistakes.

Over all an excellent, extremely well done project with clear evidence that effort went into the presentation or book.

20

Oral Presentation

Very little effort or thought was put into the oral presentation, many mistakes were made and some group members did not participate.

Frequent mistakes were made and students read most of the material from note cards during the oral presentation, not all of the group members participated or only a little.

Overall a very good oral presentation, students knew most of their information and everyone participated in the presentation.

An excellent oral presentation, students knew their information and everyone had an equal part in the presentation.

12

 

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