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Activity Beginning

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Moderate

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Excellent

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Outstanding

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Score
 

Research

 

Student made some attempt to gather information about Rube Goldbergs. Student gathered basic  information about Rube Goldbergs. Student gathered a wide variety of  information about Rube Goldbergs. Student gathered extensive  information about Rube Goldbergs, including diagrams, history and examples
 
 

Design

 

Student attempted a design using the six simple machines Student developed a design of six simple machines Student developed a design of six simple machines, creating an achievable design. Student developed a design of six simple machines, creating an achievable design, with no inconsistency
 
 

Elegance & creativity

 

Student used other examples of Rube Goldbergs, but did not include new ideas. Student used other examples of Rube Goldbergs, and also included new ideas. Student used few examples of Rube Goldbergs, relying primarily on new ideas. Student few examples of Rube Goldbergs, relying primarily on new ideas, assembled in unique ways.
 
 

Construction of machine and replication of process

 

Student attempted to construct the machine, but did not complete the process. Student  constructed the machine, but did not replicate the process. Student  constructed the machine, and replicated the process. Student  constructed the machine, and replicated the process, and modified it to include additional components to assure consistency.
 
 

Web page report

 

Student attempted to develop a report but did not complete the process. Student  developed a report with the minimal components included. Student  developed a report with the complete  parts resulting in a aesthetic pleasing report and complete coverage of the project. Student  developed a report with the complete  parts and additional components that contribute significantly to the coverage of the project.