3rd Quarter Extra Credit

 

Express one concept of chemistry that you have learned in a creative way, accompanied by a short written assignment that explains the concept and how your project explains it. You will be graded on the depth of knowledge of the concept demonstrated, how well your project and writing explain it, quality, detail, uniqueness, and completeness

This assignment is worth up 10% on quarter grade. You must have turned in 90% of you assignments (up to 4 missing HW) to be eligible. The due date is Thursday, March 10. I will not take it late. If you work with a partner or partners, I expect a significant increase in depth and/or breadth of the subject. Also the partners must come in before or after school on March 11 before or after school to answer questions about the process. They must come in together.

 


Rubric

10 points  Student work and self-reflection show high quality and attention to detail. Written explanation of work and captions show extensive knowledge of the scientific ideas presented. The student-selected format creatively presents a scientific idea in an original and unique manner that enhances the expression of the scientific idea. All aspects of the work and explanation of concepts are completed thoroughly. Written expression explaining the assignment is well organized and contributes to clear, coherent, and exemplary communication.

 

9 points  Student work and self-reflection show very good quality and attention to detail. Written explanation of work and captions show strong knowledge of the scientific ideas presented. The student-selected format presents a scientific idea in an original or unique manner that enhances the expression of the scientific idea. All aspects of the work and explanation of concepts are complete. Written expression explaining the entry is very good and contributes to clear and coherent communication.

 

7 Points Student work and self-reflection show quality and attention to detail. Written explanation of work and captions show solid knowledge of the scientific ideas presented. The student-selected format presents a scientific idea in an original or unique manner that may enhance the expression of the scientific idea. All major aspects of the work and explanation of concepts are complete Written expression explaining the entry is good and contributes to coherent and effective communication.

 

5 points Student work and self-reflection may not show quality and attention to detail. Written explanation of work and captions show basic knowledge of the scientific ideas presented. The student-selected format may present scientific idea in an ordinary manner that may not enhance the expression of scientific ideas. Most aspects of the work and explanation of concepts are complete. Written expression explaining the entry is flawed and exhibits basic communication.

 

3 points Student work and self-reflection show little attention to quality and detail. Written explanation of work and captions show limited knowledge of the scientific ideas presented. The student-selected format may present the scientific idea carelessly and may not enhance the expression of the scientific idea. Aspects of the work and explanation of the concepts are largely incomplete. Written expression explaining the entry is flawed and exhibits limited communication.

 

1 points Student work and self-reflection does not display quality and attention to detail. Written explanation of work and captions show minimal knowledge of scientific ideas. The student-selected format may not present a scientific idea or the format may not enhance the expression of the scientific idea. Aspects the work and explanation of concepts are largely incomplete. Written expression explaining the entry is very flawed and exhibits ineffective communication.


 


Questions for extra credit project

 

1.      Thoroughly explain the scientific concept you are presenting in your creative selection. Give specific examples that show how this concept relates to your project.

2.      Explain in detail how the features of your project communicate your understanding of the scientific concepts.

3.      Discuss in detail the features of the concept that your project does not communicate well.

4.      What grade do you think you deserve on this project? Use the words of the rubric to justify your answer.