Assessment Rubrics

Phase
Section
Group assessment
Weight
Score
Range
1
1.1
Problem statement and specific requirements
10%
1 to 4
2
2.1
Brainstorming
10%
1 to 4
2.2
Use of West Point Bridge Builder 2014 software
10%
1 to 4
2.3
Ranking and Decision Making Matrix
10%
1 to 4
3
3.1
Design rationale
10%
1 to 4
3.2
Detailed dimensions
10%
1 to 4
3.3
Construction of Prototype
10%
1 to 4
4
4.1
Testing
10%
1 to 4
4.2
Calculation of Efficiency
10%
1 to 4
4.3
Discussion of bridge design after testing
10%
1 to 4



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4
3
2
1
1.5
Problem statement and specific requirements
All (8) problem statement and specific requirements are correctly stated.  
Most (7) of the problem statement and specific requirements are correctly stated.
Some (6) of the problem statement and specific requirements are correctly stated.
There is a problem statement.
2.1
Brainstorming
At least 3 distinctly different (Truss, Howe, Warren) models are proposed.
3 models are proposed.
2 models are proposed.
1 model is proposed.
2.2
Use of West Point Bridge Builder 2014 software
Software is used to generate 3 or more bridges correctly, which can take the load of the truck.
Software is used to generate 2 bridges correctly, which can take the load of the truck.
Software is used to generate 1 bridge correctly, which can take the load of the truck.
The software is used.
2.3
Ranking and Decision Matrix
The ranking and decision matrix is correctly filled up to arrive at a final decision.
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There is an attempt to create a decision matrix.
3.1
Design rationale
Clear rationale is described for 5 aspects of the design using physics concepts and diagrams.
Clear rationale is described for 5 aspects of the design using physics concepts.
The rationale is described for the 5 aspects of design.
The rationale is stated.
3.2
Detailed dimensions
The dimensions (L, B, H, M) are stated and meet the specific requirements.
The dimensions (L, B, H, M) are stated.
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Dimensions are indicated.
3.3
Construction of Prototype
A well-taken photograph of the prototype is built.
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There is a photograph.
4.1
Testing
A stable video clip is taken perpendicular to the bridge.
A stable video clip is taken.
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A video is taken.
4.2
Calculation of Efficiency
> 200
> 150
> 100
> 50
4.3
Discussion of bridge design after testing
All answers to the guiding questions are correct. They are based on sound physics concepts.
All answers to the guiding questions are correct.
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There are answers to the guiding questions.

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