Rubric: Rubric for Writing a Scientific Explanation

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Quantitative Results:

1.Claim
1
Does not make a claim, or makes an inaccurate claim
2
Makes an accurate, but incomplete claim
3
Makes an accurate and complete claim

2.Evidence
1
Does not provide evidence, or only provides inappropriate evidence (that does not support the claim).
2
Provides appropriate, but insufficient evidence to support the claim. May include some inappropriate evidence.
3
Provides appropriate and sufficient evidence to support the claim.

3.Reasoning
1
Does not provide reasoning, or only provides reasoning that does not link evidence to the claim.
2
Provides reasoning that links the claim and evidence. Repeats the evidence and /or includes some scientific principles, but is not sufficient.
3
Provides reasoning that links evidence to the claim. Includes appropriate and sufficient scientific principles.