GRADING:  

The semester grade will be determined as follows:

The mean (average) of all (4 + S-Cubed) tests* ........ - 60%

 Pledged problems/quizzes/ILrn**........................... - 15%

 Final exam (comprehensive) .................................. - 25%

*The Senior Science Scenario will count as a test grade.  

**Pledged problems are problems/exercises which shall be turned in and graded.  Quizzes will be weekly or bi-weekly online, timed quizzes  ILrn problems are web-based problem sets which will be graded.  You will be asked to present problems to the class and participate in group discussions. 

 The grading scale is a ten point scale.

 Six week grades should be viewed as a progress report for the entire semester.  All 6 week grades will be cumulative from the beginning of the semester!