Didcot Girls' School Centre No. 62425

Name ……………………...……… Candidate No …….…

Tutor group ………. Class ………. Teacher ……….

Measuring

Level

Criteria for assessment

Marks

 

1

Recognise that many everyday devices contain equipment that measures or monitors events.  

0 1

2

U

2

Give at least three examples of the use of monitoring and measuring devices in everyday life.  

3

4

G

3

Connect IT systems to external devices, such as sensors and buffer boxes, so that the system operates correctly.

Diagram or photographic evidence required.

 

5

6

F

4

Use IT systems connected to external devices to sense physical data (such as temperature, light or movement) and to display it. Printed evidence required  

7

8

E

5

Use IT systems to sense and display physical data.

Explain the meaning of displayed information in relation to the changes in the physical situation, pointing out important features and/or trends.

 

9

10

D

6

Describe how IT devices have been used to monitor and measure external events.

Reasons for choice of sensor.

Describe why an IT device was used - advantages over other methods.

 

11

12

13

C

7

Use IT equipment and software to measure, display and record more than one physical variable.

Data is saved in more than one format - graph, spreadsheet, database file.

 

14

15

16

B

8

Assemble and carry out own experiment or project that involves the use of IT equipment and software to measure, display, and record physical variables.

Full documentary evidence of all stages.

 

17

18

19

20

A

System Design

Analysis Explanation of the task and the relevance to choice of software.  

1

Design A written/diagrammatic representation/plan of the proposed solution.  

1

Implementation Printouts/photographic evidence of the solution.  

1

Testing Evidence that the product has been checked to make sure that it does what was intended.  

1

Evaluation Evidence of how well the solution meets its intentions in terms of its efficiency, ease of use, and appropriateness to the task. Indication of improvements made during development.  

1

Total Mark /25

Spelling, Punctuation & Grammar

5 marks

0

less than reasonable (difficult to understand) + no specialist terms

1

reasonable accuracy + limited range of specialist terms

2 / 3

considerable accuracy + good range of specialist terms

4 / 5

faultless accuracy + wide range of terms & grammatical structure