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Science Fair Grading Rubrics

Log Books

Heading

Tab Color

Page #

0 pts

5 pts

10 pts

Table of Contents

 

1

No table of contents

Incomplete, missing one of the 8 categories, page numbers, or headings.

Complete with all categories, headings, and page numbers

Daily Notes

White

4

No daily notes and reflections

Missing daily records or incomplete journal.

Entries in brief & concise format recording all daily activities, thoughts, phone calls, brainstorms, etc.

Background Research (library and internet)

Blue

25

No background research

Incomplete bibliographic sources, no citations, or too little information from sources.

Correctly cited in APA, well gathered information about project using all required sources.

Contacts and Supply Sources

Green

50

No information, contacts or supply sources

Incomplete list of supplies, mentor information, contacts, or other aids for project

Complete list of supplies and suppliers, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, and other project source aids.

Experimental Set Up

Yellow

52

No experimental set up

Incomplete procedures and methodology.

Complete and detailed procedures and methodology.

Data Collection

Purple

65

No data

Incomplete, irregular, or messy data collection.

Complete data collection in organized format correctly labeled.

Results ( pictures, graphs, summaries, tables)

Orange

80

No results

Missing graphs, pictures, tables, summaries, or print out of results or statistics.

Complete statistical and data analysis presented in legible format with explanations.

Reflections

Red

90

No reflection

Incomplete conclusion, no sources of error, or no suggestions for future research.

Complete reflection on what was learned from project, explanation of sources of error, and suggestions for future research.

 

 

Heading

Tab Color

Page #

0 pts

5 pts

10 pts

Table of Contents

 

1

No table of contents

Incomplete, missing one of the 8 categories, page numbers, or headings.

Complete with all categories, headings, and page numbers

Daily Notes

White

4

No daily notes and reflections

Missing daily records or incomplete journal.

Entries in brief & concise format recording all daily activities, thoughts, phone calls, brainstorms, etc.

Background Research (library and internet)

Blue

25

No background research

Incomplete bibliographic sources, no citations, or too little information from sources.

Correctly cited in APA, well gathered information about project using all required sources.

Contacts and Supply Sources

Green

50

No information, contacts or supply sources

Incomplete list of supplies, mentor information, contacts, or other aids for project

Complete list of supplies and suppliers, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, and other project source aids.

Experimental Set Up

Yellow

52

No experimental set up

Incomplete procedures and methodology.

Complete and detailed procedures and methodology.

Data Collection

Purple

65

No data

Incomplete, irregular, or messy data collection.

Complete data collection in organized format correctly labeled.

Results ( pictures, graphs, summaries, tables)

Orange

80

No results

Missing graphs, pictures, tables, summaries, or print out of results or statistics.

Complete statistical and data analysis presented in legible format with explanations.

Reflections

Red

90

No reflection

Incomplete conclusion, no sources of error, or no suggestions for future research.

Complete reflection on what was learned from project, explanation of sources of error, and suggestions for future research.

 

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