Evaluation

Your final grade for the webquest will be based on these four parts. The total webquest is worth 260 points.

1. Quiz (5 points)

2. Webquest questions (15 points)

3. Marbles and Ramps (15 points)

4. Bumper Cars (15 points)

5.  Supply list (10 points)

6.  Class/Group participation 5 points per day (15 points). Points will be deducted for not getting along, sabotage of other cars, not working as a group, etc.

7.  "How to Build a Racecar" manual (50 points)

8. Balloon Racer Design and Performance (20 points)

9.  Race day worksheet (10 points)

     The balloon racer will be graded according to the following rubric.

CATEGORY

 

10

 

8

 

6

 

2

 

Design

 

Your car must meet these requirements: powered by a balloon, at least three wheels, the wheels were not made to be wheels, be able to move

Missing one requirement

 

Missing two requirements

 

Missing three requirements

 

Performance

Your car must be able to: stay on the ground, travel 5 meters

Your car must be able to: stay on the ground, travel 4 meters

Your car must be able to: stay on the ground, travel 3 meters

The car is not able to: stay on the ground, or travel 2 meters

 

One bonus point will be awarded for the winner in each of the following categories: best looking car, fastest car (in first 5 meters), farthest distance traveled.

 

10.  Reflection questions from Balloon Racer . (15 points)

 

11.  Newton's Laws project (50 points)

 

12.  Newton in Motion Day activities packet (40 points)