Ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data

  Level of Achievement: 1 Below Expectations Level of Achievement: 2 Meets Expectations Level of Achievement: 3 Exceeds Expectations
Lab Safety

Practices unsafe, risky behavior in the lab.

Observes good lab safety procedures.

Always observes good lab safety procedures.

Experimental Procedure

Does not follow experimental procedures.

Experimental procedure often followed, occasional oversight leads to loss of efficiency.

Uses logical experimental procedures.

Data Gathering and Documentation

Simplistic plan that does not recognize full scope of study; Data collected are not all documented, some measurements not recorded.

Can formulate reasonable experimental plan; carefully documents data collected.

Formulates experimental plan to attain stated objective; carefully documents data collected.

Tool Selection and Operation

Needs guidance to select appropriate equipment; is tentative in operation of instruments.

Can select and operate appropriate equipment and instruments with minimal guidance.

Can select and operate appropriate equipment and instruments to perform experiment.

Data Analysis and Interpretation

Applies appropriate theory to data when prompted, may misinterpret physical significance of theory; is aware of measurement error but does not fully account for it statistically.

Analyzes and interprets data using appropriate theory; accounts for some measurement error statistically.

Analyzes and interprets data carefully using appropriate theory; accounts for measurement error statistically.

Application of Statistics

No application of statistical reasoning to data

Statistical reasoning applied correctly to results. 

Statistical reasoning correctly applied to results and statistical significance discussed.


Students studying in lab


Electrical engineers work on the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity and how we use it. Computer engineers design and build the hardware and software that run our global marketplace. Think about the gadgets you plug into on a daily basis. How many of them are powered by electricity or computer technology?

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