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Sound  and  Light  Pre-­‐Assessment   Scoring  Rubric     1. How  is  sound  made?

  1:  incorrect  answer   2:  sound-­‐making  examples  (banging,  plucking,  etc)   3:  from  vibrations   4:  vibrations  that  spread  through  the  air  in  a  wave     2.  Rubber  band’s  pitch     1:  incorrect  answer     2:  pull  it  harder  (this  would  make  volume  higher)     3:  by  making  it  tighter/  using  a  smaller  rubber  band     4:  also  explain  that  tightening  makes  it  vibrate  faster     3.  Seeing     1:  incorrect  answer       2:  we  can’t  see  in  the  dark     3:  light  goes  to  our  eyes     4:  our  eyes  collect  reflected  light  from  objects  around  us     4.  Flashlight  shining  on  paper   1:  incorrect  answer   2:  general  description  of  reflection  or  transmission  (you  can   see  the  circle  of  light  on  the  paper,  it  shines  through,  etc)   3:  reflection  or  transmission  specifically  described   4:  reflection  and  transmission  specifically  described   (absorption  could  also  be  included,  but  this  will  be  minimal)