GROUP 4
PROJECT
MAY 2012
IS
NOT
ANOTHER
EE IN
SCIENCE
IS
A
COLLABORATIVE
TEAM EXERCISE
IS
NOT
A HUGE AMOUNT OF
EXTRA WORK
YOU CAN FINISH IT ON
THE DAY
IS A FUN &
ENJOYABLE
EXPERIENCE
IS
NOT
OPTIONAL
IF YOU ARE ABSENT ON GROUP 4 DAY IT IS A
MAJOR
HEADACHE FOR YOU, YOUR IB
SCIENCE TEACHER, AND YOUR IB SCIENCE GRADE
IS
PART OF
YOUR IB
PRACTICAL WORK
GRADE
YOU WILL BE ASSESSED ON PERSONAL SKILLS –
ONLY TIME
IN THE WHOLE 2
YEAR COURSE THAT THIS IS ASSESSED
Personal Skills
Levels/marks
Complete/2
.
Partial/1
Not at all/0
Aspect 1
Self-motivation
and
perseverance
Approaches the
project with selfmotivation and
follows it through
to completion.
Aspect 2
Aspect 3
Working within a team Self-reflection
Collaborates and
communicates in a
group situation and
integrates the views
of others.
Shows a thorough
awareness of their
own strengths and
weaknesses and
gives thoughtful
consideration to their
learning experience.
Completes the
Exchanges some
Shows limited
project but
views but requires
awareness of their
own strengths and
sometimes lacks
guidance to
self-motivation.
collaborate with
weaknesses and
others.
gives some
consideration to their
learning experience.
Lacks
Makes little or no
Shows no awareness
perseverance and attempt to collaborate of their own strengths
motivation.
in a group situation.
and weaknesses and
gives no
consideration to their
learning experience.
TO GET FULL
MARKS, ALL
YOU NEED
TO DO IS ….
BE SELF-MOTIVATED
PERSEVERE
COLLABORATE
COMMUNICATE
REFLECT THOUGHTFULLY
AND YOU CAN HAVE 3% TOWARDS YOUR IB GRADE
A WORD ON REFLECTION
IT IS NOT AN EVALUATION
LIKE IN A LAB REPORT
IT IS A THOUGHTFUL,
DETAILED SELF-APPRAISAL OF
YOUR INVOLVEMENT IN THIS
TASK, DISCUSSION OF YOUR
STRENGTHS & WEAKNESSES
[NOT THE EXPT DESIGN]
YOU WILL
WORK IN
ASSIGNED
GROUPS
THESE ARE NOT CHANGEABLE.
CHECK WITH YOUR TEACHER WHICH GROUP YOU ARE IN.
TH
18
ON WED
APRIL
YOU WILL MEET
YOUR GROUP IN THE
ASSIGNED ROOM
DURING REGULAR
ASSEMBLY TIME
YOU WILL ALSO MEET THEM AGAIN ON WED
2 ND MAY AND ON ACTUAL GROUP 4 DAY (WED
23 RD MAY AFTER EXAMS)
THIS YEAR’S
THEME IS
INSPIRED BY
HTTP://WWW.YOUTUBE.COM/WATCH?V=QYBUFNY7Y8W
YOUR TASK IS TO
DEVISE A WAY TO
MEASURE THE LENGTH
OF A SONG AS
ACCURATELY AS
POSSIBLE
YOUR TEACHER WON’T TELL YOU WHICH SONG
UNTIL GROUP 4 DAY.
YOU WILL “TEST” YOUR METHOD AT THE END OF
GROUP 4 DAY IN FRONT OF 5 OTHER GROUPS.
WED 18TH APRIL – FIRST MEETING,
INTRODUCE YOURSELVES, DECIDE
HOW YOU WILL COMMUNICATE,
BRAINSTORM IDEAS
WED 3RD MAY – IDEAS FINALIZED,
APPROVED BY TEACHER, AND
EQUIPMENT LIST SUBMITTED
WED 23RD MAY – 8:30-1:30
WORKING ON PROJECT. 1:30-3:00
PRESENTATION AND TESTING.
BE
CREATIVE!
ALL INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON MRS.
DICKINSON’S BLOG:
AND UNDER STUDENT RESOURCES, HIGH
SCHOOL, SCIENCE, GROUP 4 2012