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Mouse Trap Rubrics

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Distance Rubric - Contest Points

Percent / Contest Points are points collected in competition with other cars. This score is not part of the grade.

Grade Points are based upon the performance of the car. Students grades will be based on this rubric column.

Distance Traveled Percent / Contest Points Grade Points For Mouse Trap Project
00 - 0.99 meters 5 % 50 %
1.00 - 1.99 meters 10% 55 %
2.00 - 2.99 meters 15% 60 %
3.00 - 3.99 meters 20 % 65 %
4.00 - 4.99 meters 25% 70 %
Target Goal for all Cars

5.00 - 5.99 meters

30 % 75 %
6.00 - 6.99 meters 35 % 80 %
7.00 - 7.99 meters 40 % 85 %
8.00 - 8.99 meters 45 % 90 %
9.00 - 9.99 meters 50 % 95 %
10.00 - 10.99 meters 55 % 100 %
11.00 - 11.99 meters 60 % Bonus Points Given Based upon overall distance traveled.
12.00 -12.99 meters 65 %
13.00 - 13.99 meters 70 %
14.00 - 14.99 meters 75 %
15.00 - 15.99 meters 80 %
16.00 - 16.99 meters 85 %
17.00 - 17.99 meters 90 %
18.00 - 18.99 meters 95 %
19.00 - 19.99 meters 100 %
20.00 - 20.99 meters 105 %
21.00 - 21.99 meters 110 %
22.00 - 22.99 meters 115 %
23.00 - 23.99 meters 120 %
24 or more meters Bonus Points added

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Speed Rubric Contest

Percent / Contest Points are points collected in competition with other cars. This score is not part of the grade. It is based on the time the car took to travel 5 meters

Grade Points are based upon the performance of the car. Students grades will be based on this rubric column.

Time Percent / Contest Points Grade Points For Mouse Trap Project
7.25 - 7.49 sec 5 % "D"

 Range 60 - 69 %

 

7.00 - 7.24 sec 10%
6.75 - 6.99 sec 15%
6.50 - 6.74 sec 20 %
6.25 - 6.49 sec 25%
6.00 - 6.24 sec 30 % "C"

 Range 70 - 79 %

 

5.75 - 5.99 sec 35 %
5.50 - 5.74 sec 40 %
5.25 - 5.49 sec 45 %
5.00 - 5.24 sec 50 %
4.75 - 4.99 sec 55 % "B"

 Range 80 - 89 %

 

4.50 - 4.74 sec 60 %
4.25 - 4.49 sec 65 %
4.00 - 4.24 sec 70 %
3.75 - 3.99 sec 75 %
3.50 - 3.74 sec 80 %
3.25 - 3.49 sec 85 %
3.00 - 3.24 sec 90 % "A"

 Range 90 - 100 %

2.75 - 2.99 sec 95 %
2.50 -2.74 sec 100 %
2.25 - 2.49 sec 105 %
2.00 - 2.24 sec 110 %
1.75 -1.99 sec 115 % Bonus Points Given
1.50 -1.74 sec 120 %
Under 1.50 sec Bonus Points given

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Combined Speed and Distance Contest

The combined speed and distance contest uses the "Percent - Contest Points" columns of each rubric listed above. For example a car that travels 15.75 meters and has a time of 3.15 over 5 meters would receive the following points:

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80 Points for distance and 90 Points for Speed for a total score of 170 points.

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This page was last updated on: 05/03/04