Science Presentation Evaluation Rubric     assignment # __________
Student Name: Score:
This analytic rubric is used to verify specific tasks performed during a student presentation. If the task has been completed, all points are awarded. No points are awarded if the task is not complete.
CategoryScoring CriteriaPointsStudent
15 points
The type of presentation is appropriate for the topic and audience. 5    
Information is presented in a logical sequence. 5    
Presentation appropriately cites at least two references. 5    
35 points
Introduction is attention-getting and establishes the speaker's credibility. 5    
Scientific terms are appropriate for the target audience. 10    
Presentation containes scientifically accurate material. 10    
There is an obvious conclusion summarizing the presentation. 10    
Oral or Other
50 points
Oral - Speaker maintains good eye contact with the audience.
Other - Presentation is eye-catching.
Oral - Speaker uses a clear voice, easily heard at the back of the room.
Other - Presentation is easily viewed from a distance.
Oral - Speaker uses proper posture at all times.
Other - Presentation is artistically pleasing without being distracting.
Oral - Good language skills and pronunciation are used.
Other - Good writing skills and punctuation are used.
Oral - At least one well prepared visual aid is used for support.
Other - Presentation identifies the author and date prepared.
Presentation shows obvious preparation and a practiced delivery. 10    
Length of the presentation is within the assigned time requirement. 5    
Total Points
Self-evaluation Students are expected to honestly evaluate their own work. If the difference between the student evaluation and the teacher evaluation is more than 10 points, 5 points will be deducted from the teacher's score when the grade is recorded.
Deadline All assignments are expected to be completed by the assigned deadline. Presentations may be made for 2 class days after the deadline for 3/4 credit. No credit will be given after this time.