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Internal Assessment Coversheet and Self-Assessment Student Name: Investigation title: Syllabus topic(s): Topic 9.1.

.7 Auxin and Tropisms SL/HL

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Teachers Instructions and help given:

Design an experiment that will measure the effect of a stimulus causing a tropism in a plant using a method of your choice.
You will design an excellent experiment following the IA DESIGN criteria. You will ensure that all parts of the criteria are met. This is assessed by the design only. The method must be experimentally feasible for a high school laboratory. You will need to research various methods to find one that fits your criteria and adjust it to fit our classroom. You will cite any resources you utilize in the design of your experiment. You will not copy verbatim any experiment, but make it your own. You plan will be turned in electronically through turnitin.com to check for plagiarism.

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I confirm that this work is my own work and is the final version. I have acknowledged each use of the words or ideas of another person, whether written, oral or visual. Signed:
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Internal Assessment Coversheet and Self-Assessment Student Name: SL/HL

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Present your work in a way that is clear and easy to understand and grade. Work will not be graded without full and appropriate citation and self-assessment.

Research Question:

Internal Assessment Coversheet and Self-Assessment Student Name: SL/HL

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Design
Complete / 2
Define problem & select variables Controlling variables Developing a method for collection of data
Formulates a focused problem/ research question and identifies the relevant variables. Designs a method for the effective control of the variables. Develops a method that allows for the collection of sufficient relevant data.

Partial / 1
Formulates a problem/research question that is incomplete or identifies only some relevant variables. Designs a method that makes some attempt to control the variables. Develops a method that allows for the collection of insufficient relevant data.

Not at all / 0
Does not identify a problem/ research question AND does not identify any relevant variables. Designs a method that does not control the variables. Develops a method that does not allow for any relevant data to be collected.

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Marking Checklist:
D1.1 D1.2 D1.3

Completed & Correct

Not complete/ incorrect

Aspect 1: Define the problem and select the variables


Research Question or Aim clearly stated IV correctly identified with units/ range DV (as directly recorded) correctly identified with units. Statement made if further calculations need to be performed on DV. Background to investigation included, with citations where appropriate Method to manipulate IV, including specific details of range or increments Method for recording results, including units and uncertainty of tools ( ____ ) Annotated photo or diagram of equipment or experimental set-up Full citation of published protocol, if used (or elements thereof) D2.5 D2.6 D2.7 D1.5 If a hypothesis is required: It is quantitative A sketch graph is included, with explanation Prediction is explained using scientific theory Sources are cited

D1.4

Aspect 2: Controlling variables


D2.1 Controlled variables presented as table. Potential impact of each variable on results has been addressed. Specific method to keep each controlled variable constant has been explained clearly. This includes values of each controlled variable and equipment used to ensure or measure these values. Choice of data presentation method (chart or graph type) stated and explained. Explain how raw data will be transformed into processed data for comparison/ plotting Choice of statistical test stated and explained. Safety/ ethics concerns addressed, including animal experimentation policy.

Design

D2.2 D2.3 D2.4

Aspect 3: Developing a method for collection of sufficient relevant data


D3.1 D3.2 D3.3 D3.4 Min. 5 increments over a suitable range for the IV (unless comparing populations Sufficient repeats at each increment to ensure reliability and allow for stats. Range of IV stated and explanation of how this range was chosen. Method clearly, specific and easily replicated by the reader, if desired. D3.5 D3.6 D3.7 D3.8