International Baccalaureate Physics4/PSOW
Internal Assessment Marking Form
problem or researchquestion. p.States the problem or research question, but itis unclear or incomplete.n.Does not state the problem or researchquestion
repeats thegeneral aim provided bythe teacher.
the hypothesis or prediction directly to theresearch question and
where appropriate. p.States the hypothesis or prediction but does notexplain it.n.Does not state ahypothesis or prediction.
. p.Selects somerelevantvariables.n.Does not selectany relevantvariables.ccc 3ccp 2ccn 2cpp 2 ppp 1cpn 1cnn 1 ppn 1 pnn 0nnn 0
Materials / Apparatus:
c.Selects appropriateapparatus or materials. p.Selects someappropriateapparatus or materials.n.Does not selectany apparatus or materials.
Control of Variables:
c.Describes a methodthat allows for thecontrol of thevariables. p.Describes a methodthat makes someattempt to control thevariables.n.Describes a methodthat does not allow for the control of thevariables.
c.Describes a method thatallows for the collectionof sufficient relevantdata. p.Describes a method thatallows for the collectionof insufficient relevantdata.n.Describes a method thatdoes not allow anyrelevant data to becollected.ccc 3ccp 2ccn 2cpp 2 ppp 1cpn 1cnn 1 ppn 1 pnn 0nnn 0
Collecting / Recording Raw Data:
c.Records appropriate raw data (qualitativeand/or quantitative), including units anduncertainties where necessary. p.Records some appropriate raw data.n.Does not record any appropriate raw data.
Aspect 1 includes units, uncertainties,significant digits
Organising / Presenting Raw Data:
c.Presents raw data clearly,allowing for easyinterpretation. p.Presents raw data but does notallow for easy interpretation.n.Does not present raw data
presents it incomprehensibly.cc 3cp 2cn 1 pp 1 pn 0nn 0
Processing Raw Data:
c.Processes the rawdata correctly. p.Some raw data is processed correctly.n.No processing of rawdata is carried out
major errors are madein processing.
Presenting Processed Data:
c.Presents processed data appropriately, helpinginterpretation and, where relevant, takes intoaccount errors and uncertainties. p.Presents processed data appropriately but with someerrors and/or omissions.n.Presents processed data inappropriately
Aspect 2 includes uncertainty bars, max / min slopes(HL), axes with labels and units, best fit line drawn
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c.Gives a validconclusion, based on thecorrect interpretation of the results, with anexplanation and, whereappropriate, comparesresults with literaturevalues. p.States a conclusion thathas some validity.n.Draws a conclusion that
Evaluating procedure(s)and results:
c.Evaluates procedure(s)and results includinglimitations,weaknesses or errors. p.Evaluates procedure(s)and results but missessome obviouslimitations or errors.n.The evaluation issuperficial
c.Identifiesweaknesses andstates realisticsuggestions toimprove theinvestigation. p.Suggests onlysimplisticimprovements.n.Suggests unrealisticccc 3ccp 2ccn 2cpp 2 ppp 1cpn 1cnn 1 ppn 1 pnn 0nnn 0