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G.C.C.S. Science Fair Project 
GCCS Science Fair Project Rubric. 1st grade teachers will use this rubric to to grade your science fair project. Counts as a test grade.
Rubric Code: Y237XC2
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Subject: Science  
Type: Project  
Grade Levels: K-5


Powered by iRubric Project Points
  Excellent

15 pts

Good

13 pts

Poor

10 pts

Incomplete

5 pts

Title
3 %

Excellent

Title page includes student's name, subject, teacher and science fair date right justified. Title is bold-faced, centered mid-page and concisely addresses project topic.
Good

Title page is missing one of the following: student's name, subject, teacher and science fair date right justified. Title addresses project topic.
Poor

Title page is missing two of the following: student's name, subject, teacher and science fair date right justified. Title somewhat addresses project topic.
Incomplete

Title page is missing several components and is difficult to understand.
Background Information
20 %

Excellent

Student introduces specific, testable topic question, provides background information on science concepts related to the question, and explains why student is interested in the topic.
Good

Student introduces specific, testable topic question, provides background information on some science concepts, explains why student is interested in the topic.
Poor

Student introduces specific, testable topic question, but provides little background information on science concepts related to the question. Does not explain why student is interested in the topic.
Incomplete

Student is missing two or more of the following: topic question, background information, why student is interested in the topic.
Hypothesis
10 %

Excellent

Hypothesis is testable and directly relates to the question. At least two reasons are given for making this hypothesis.
Good

Hypothesis is testable, directly relates to the question. One reason is given for making this hypothesis.
Poor

Hypothesis correlates to the purpose, but is difficult to test. No reasons are given for making the hypothesis.
Incomplete

Hypothesis does not answer the research question and is not testable.
Materials and Procedure
15 %

Excellent

MATERIALS:
ALL required materials are listed.
PROCEDURE:
Steps are numbered, logical and thorough enough to be repeated without question or confusion.
Good

MATERIALS:
Student included all items required.
PROCEDURE:
Steps are numbered, logical and thorough, but one or more steps are missing or confusing.
Poor

MATERIALS:
Student included most items required.
PROCEDURE:
Steps are logical, but somewhat confusing.
Incomplete

Student did not list all necessary items, or use appropriate materials. Steps are not detailed or logical, and/or missing. It would be extremely difficult to follow or duplicate this experiment.
Data and Results
20 %

Excellent

DATA:
Data is properly labeled and presented in all of the following ways:
___Data Table
___Graph
___Photos/Videos OR Illustrations
RESULTS:
Student clearly explains any trends in data, making reference to key data points.
Good

DATA:
Data is properly labeled and presented in 2 of the following ways:
___Data Table
___Graph
___Photos/Videos OR Illustrations
RESULTS:
Student somewhat explains trends in data, making reference to key data points.
Poor

DATA:
Data is not properly labeled and presented in only 1 of the following ways:
___Data Table
___Graph
___Photos/Videos OR Illustrations
RESULTS:
Student does not explain trends in data.
Incomplete

Data is not clearly represented or explained.
Conclusion
10 %

Excellent

Conclusion answers the question based on data alone. Student explains if hypothesis was correct or incorrect and discusses possible explanations for results.
Good

Conclusion answers the question based on redata alone. Student explains if hypothesis was correct or incorrect, showing an understanding of the scientific process.
Poor

Conclusion answers the question based on data, but leaves some confusion.
Incomplete

Conclusion is confusing and/or does not answer the research question. Student does not attempt to explain if hypothesis was correct or incorrect.
Bibliography (websites)
7 %

Excellent

All sources are cited. Includes at least 3 different sources. No plagiarism!
Good

All sources are cited. Includes at least 2 different sources. No plagiarism!
Poor

Most sources are cited. Includes only 1 source. No plagiarism!
Incomplete

Sources missing and/or not cited.
Presentation
15 %

Excellent

Student is very knowledgeable about the topic and is able to clearly discuss their project. Content is correct and complete.
Good

Student is knowledgeable about the topic and can discuss their project but may not be completely clear in the presentation. Content is correct and complete.
Poor

Student does not know very much about the topic. Presentation does not flow and is difficult to understand.
Incomplete

Project and presentation shows lack of effort and is unclear throughout.



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