Hygiene Potato Graph Rubric                                

Name: _________________ Teacher:
Date: Class:
Description: Students will observe and graph what happens to 3 potatoes that have been exposed to varying degrees of germs.
Excellent Good Satisfactory Needs Improvement
Experimental Hypothesis Hypothesized relationship between the variables and the predicted results is clear and reasonable based on what has been studied. Hypothesized relationship between the variables and the predicted results is reasonable based on general knowledge and observations. Hypothesized relationship between the variables and the predicted results has been stated, but appears to be based on flawed logic. No hypothesis has been stated.
Components of the Report All required elements are present and additional elements that add to the report (e.g., thoughtful comments, graphics) have been added. All required elements are present. One required element is missing, but additional elements that add to the report (e.g., thoughtful comments, graphics) have been added. Several required elements are missing.
Drawings / Diagrams Clear, accurate diagrams are included and make the experiment easier to understand. Diagrams are labeled neatly and accurately. Diagrams are included and are labeled neatly and accurately. Diagrams are included and are labeled. Needed diagrams are missing OR are missing important labels.
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.