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Appendix 1: Questions & Grading Rubric to Accompany the Plasticine Model Caterpillar Predation
Predation on Plasticine Model Caterpillars – Assessment
1. What question are you testing with your experiment?
2. What is your hypothesis?
3. What do you predict will happen?
4. How does your experimental design address your question?
5. What are your key results?
6. Create a graph depicting your results. Consult the graph choice chart if needed to decide on a graph style.
7. What are your conclusions? Make sure to reference your results to justify your conclusions. Did you support or disprove
8. What would you do differently to improve your experiment?
9. Think of another possible question you could ask using plasticine caterpillars.
1. What is your question?
2. What is your hypothesis?
3. What is your prediction?
4. How would you test your hypothesis?