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The following describes how you will be evaluated. The outstanding category shows an excellent way to make a high grade, or you may choose what your grade is depending on how much work you are willing to do. Specify whether there will be a common grade for group work and/or individual grades. Below is a sample rubric for evaluating a poster.

CATEGORY
Outstanding 
(4 points)
Good 
(3 points)
Average 
(2 points)
Poor 
(1 point)
Focused on Project
Used time well during each class period. Focused on getting the project done. Never distracted others.
Used time well during each class period. Usually focused on getting the project done and never distracted others.
Used some of the time well during each class period. There was some focus on getting the project done but occasionally distracted others.
Did not use class time to focus on the project OR often distracted others.
Design
All of the graphics used on the presentation reflect an exceptional degree of student creativity in their creation and/or display.
One or two of the graphics used on the presentation reflect student creativity in their creation and/or display.
The graphics are made by the student, but are based on the designs or ideas of others.
No graphics made by the student are included.
Power Point Slides

The medical benefits slide includes a brief well written summary, the group gives tribute to a famous astronaut and or human in space and includes 4 facts, and 5-6 facts comparing or contrasting past and present space suits. All borrowed graphics have a source citation. Minimum of 10 or more slides.

The medical benefits slide includes a good summary, the group gives tribute to a famous astronaut and or human in space and includes 3 facts, and 3-4 facts comparing or contrasting past and present space suits. 75% borrowed graphics have a source citation. Slide total is less than 10.

The medical benefits slide includes a brief, satisfactory brief summary, the group gives tribute to a famous astronaut and or human in space and includes2 facts, and 2-3 facts comparing or contrasting past and present space suits. 50% borrowed graphics have a source citation. Less than 10 slides.

The medical benefits slide includes a poorly written and no summary format is used, the group gives tribute to a famous astronaut and or human in space and includes 1 facts, and 1-2 facts comparing or contrasting past and present space suits. 25% or less borrowed graphics have a source citation. Less than 10 slides.
Required Elements
The presentation includes all required elements as well as additional information.
All required elements are included on the presentation.
All but 5 of the required elements are included on the presentation.
Several required elements were missing.
Knowledge Gained
Student can accurately answer all questions related to facts in the presentation.
Student can accurately answer most questions related to facts in the presentation.
Student can accurately answer about 75% of questions related to facts in the presentation.
Student appears to have insufficient knowledge about the facts or presentation.
Space Suit Design
The space suit has been designed by careful research that will allow it to be useful for future space exploration. It is neat and colorful. There is a slide devoted to the picture of this space suit the group designed.
The space suit is 50% designed to be useful for future space exploration. It is somewhat done tastefully and its color is satisfactory. There is a slide devoted to the picture of this space suit the group designed.

The space suit is 25% designed to be useful for future space exploration. Overall, it is not visually appealing, and more time should have been spent on a final copy to turn in. There is no slide devoted to the picture of this space suit the group designed.

 

The space suit has been given no thought, and the necessary research to see what it would need for future space exploration is not evident. Overall, it is messy, and there is no color at all or effort put into the design of the space suit. There is no slide devoted to the picture of this space suit the group designed.

 

Attractiveness
The Power Point presentation is exceptionally attractive in terms of design, layout, and neatness.
The Power Point presentation is attractive in terms of design, layout and neatness.
The Power Point presentation is acceptably attractive though it may be a bit messy.
The Power Point presentation is distractingly messy or very poorly designed. It is not attractive.

Presentation Skills

Group presents in a loud clear speaking voice. Being serious during presentation.
Group presents loudly 75% of time. They are only serious 25% of the time.
Group presents loudly only 50% of time. They are serious only 50% of the time
Group presents in a whisper voice, and they are not serious during the presentation.
Grammar
There are no grammatical mistakes on the Power Point presentation.
There are 5 grammatical mistakes on the Power Point presentation.
There are 10 grammatical mistakes on the Power Point presentation.
There are more than 15 grammatical mistakes on the Power Point presentation.


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