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Agenda & Criteria
Thomas A. Gardner Science
Teacher Endowment Fund
QC Secondary Education Dept.
QC Physics Department
ISS/Fair 2003 Queens College/Queens High Schools
STUDENT RUBRIC: How do we
begin? Have we touched ALL the Bases?
, if required
ISS/Fair 2003 Planning Committee:
Have you gathered information from multiple sources and
compiled a Bibliography? Have you a hardboard, non-spiral notebook to record
all data, thoughts and rough notes?
Have you collected appropriate materials and instruments to conduct your
Are you using scientific concepts to explain preliminary
Have you tested preliminary explanations in ways that allow the development
of investigative questions?
Plan and Design Experiment
Materials & Methods
|Have you constructed a clear investigative question, based
upon results of your preliminary explorations, that distinguishes cause and
Have you designed a controlled scientific investigation that includes
systematic observation and accurate measurements. Have you identified an
independent variable and dependent variable(s)?
Have you maintained a Lab notebook or Research Log; and collected data using
appropriate SI units and in ways that others can verify?
Have you accurately recorded your actual step-by-step methods, observations,
thought and data in your Lab Notebook or Research Log? Does your plan
include a sufficient number of samples or trials in your experiments?
Mark Miksic, Co-Organizer, Queens College
Diane Pillersdorf, Co-Organizer, Queens HS
Thomas Strekas, Dean, Math & Sciences QC
Steven Schwarz, Asst. Dean, Math & Sciences QC
Stephen Berman, Bayside High School
Susan Brustein, Townsend Harris HS
Norman Cohn, Franklin K. Lane HS|
Michael Renna, Hillcrest High School
Robert Soel, John Bowne HS
Janice Sutton, Springfield Gardens HS
Omar Sharafeddin, Benjamin Cardozo HS
, if required