|What Kind of a Scientist Are You?
Assessing the quality of your investigation
Directions for assessment
The simplest evaluation is a check list:
Did you collect the data?
Did you record the data?
Did you do any data analysis?
Did you make any graphs?
The next stage of evaluation is assesment of quality:
Are your conclusions consistant with your stated goals?
Does your analysis reveal tendencies or trends in the data ?
Are your graphs clearly labeled as to which axis is which variable?
Have you been able to find a formula for your graph?
Can you make predictions based on your formula?
Have you verified your formula?