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Science Project Report Rubric

Criteria

5

4

3

2

1

0

Scientific Method

All steps documented.  Includes sketch or picture of setup.

One step omitted, incomplete, or out of order.

2 steps omitted, incomplete, or out of order.

3-4 steps omitted, incomplete, or out of order.

5 or more  steps omitted, incomplete, or out of order.

Scientific method not followed.

Tables and Graphs

Table(s) and appropriate graph(s) included. 

All data present, appropriate titles, axes labels, and scale.

Table(s) and appropriate graph(s) included. 

All data present.  One title or axes label missing, appropriate scale.

Table(s) and inappropriate graph(s) included. 

All data present. 2+ appropriate titles, axes labels, or scale unclear.

Table or graph missing.  

 

Data unclear. Many titles, axes labels, or scale unclear.

Table or graph missing.  

 

Data unclear or missing. Many titles, axes labels, or scale missing.

No table or graph included. 

Clarity

All scientific terms explained, no grammatical or spelling errors

All scientific terms explained, few grammatical or spelling errors

Most scientific terms explained, some  grammatical or spelling errors

Most scientific terms explained, many grammatical or spelling errors

Scientific terms not explained, many grammatical or spelling errors

Scientific terms not explained, many grammatical and spelling errors

Neatness

Typed, tables and graphs computer generated, excellent effort shown

Typed, tables and graphs computer generated, good effort shown

Typed, tables and graphs computer generated, average effort shown

Typed, tables and graphs not computer generated, good effort shown

Not typed, tables and graphs not computer generated, little effort shown

Not typed, tables and graphs not computer generated, no effort shown