Evaluation

 Students will complete a pre and post student survey as part of the evaluation of this project. The survey will focus on technology, team cooperation, and scientific learning.

Student teams will be evaluated on three indicators:  content of research, PowerPoint presentation, and teamwork.  The scoring guide below will be completed to evaluate each team. 
 

Category

Exemplary

4

Accomplished

3

Developing

2

Beginning

1

Score

Content of research on endangered species

Covers topic in depth. Elaborates throughout. Subject knowledge is evident (more than required)

Includes essential information. Subject knowledge is evident in much of the product.

Fulfills minimal topic requirements. Some subject knowledge is evident, but some is incorrect or confusing

Subject knowledge is not evident. Information is confusing, incorrect, or flawed.

Mechanics

Presentation has no misspellings or grammatical errors.

Presentation has fewer than two misspellings or grammatical errors.

Presentation has three or more misspellings or grammatical errors

Presentation has four or more spelling or grammatical errors.

Oral

Presentation




Uses original approach effectively. Highly organized. Well rehearsed. Ease in delivery.

Interesting. Logical order. Fluid delivery. Good use of delivery techniques.

Clear and understandable. Uses appropriate language. Uses limited delivery techniques.

No logical sequence of events. No evidence of delivery techniques.

 Mechanics
of PowerPoint

Product shows highly effective use of PowerPoint tools.

Product shows effective use of PowerPoint tools.

Product is somewhat distracting and /or limited by use of PowerPoint tools.

Product is distracting and limited by use of PowerPoint tools

Teamwork

The work load was divided and shared equally by both team members.

Both team members contributed their fair share of the work.

Both team members participated in some aspect of the work, but workloads varied.

The work load was not divided equally and one team member contributed more than his or her fair share.