AP BIO Formal Lab Grading Rubric                 Name:                             

Lab # 2                                                          Period:          Date:                    

 

Item

Possible Points

Teacher Points

Title: descriptive: (IV/DV present)

1

 

Abstract: Length (no more than 250 words)

 

 

        Background information

              include a general hypothesis about Lab 2

2

 

        Procedure Description : not specific

1

 

        Results: must include at least one statistic

1

 

        Conclusion: relates to results

1

 

 

 

 

Introduction (background)

5

 
Discuss propertied for enzymes behavior    
Mechanisms for controlling rate of reaction    
Info on the evolutionary significance of these enzymes used.    

Results

 

 

    Data Tables: 3 minimum

 

 

        Data correctly represented, units, not confusing

3

 

        Data tables labeled with title

3

 

 

 

 

    Graphs (at least 3)

 

 

        Title descriptive

3

 

        axes labeled, variables correctly identified

3

 

        If x-y scatter, show trend line and equation for Vmax you may not do a scatter

3

 

 

 

 

    Calculations : answers boxed leave a space in your report and you can go in and hand write

 

 

        All calculations shown, chi square and/or slopes ,Vmax and Q10              

4

 

 

 

 

Trend Paragraph (maybe try this underneath each Figure)

 

 

Describes what is in the data tables and graphs. Include chi square and/or slopes

3

 

 

 

 

Conclusion: “Why do you see what you see?”

        2

 

        Relates background information and results (think about post lab questions)

        2

 

        Explanation of  results.

1

 

        Errors identified

1

 

        Conclusion stated

1

 

        Improvements recommended

1

 

        Extension: Do Post lab #6 very well

+1extra

 

Format/  Literature Citation

 

 

        MLA and citation format

1

 

TOTAL

39