Science Lab Report Rubric                                

Name: _________________ Teacher: Mrs. Losser
Date: 6/6/14 Class: Science
Description: Water Cycle Presentation
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Scientific Concepts Report illustrates an accurate and thorough understanding of scientific concepts underlying the lab. Report illustrates an accurate understanding of most scientific concepts underlying the lab. Report illustrates a limited understanding of scientific concepts underlying the lab. Report illustrates inaccurate understanding of scientific concepts underlying the lab.
Drawings / Diagrams Clear, accurate diagrams are included and make the experiment easier to understand. Diagrams are labeled neatly and accurately. More than one YouTube video is used to express the water cycle. Diagrams are included and are labeled neatly and accurately. At least one YouTube video is used to express the water cycle. Diagrams are included and are labeled. No YouTube video used. Needed diagrams are missing OR are missing important labels. No YouTube video used.
Appearance / Organization Presentation is done on Explain Everything and uses headings and subheadings to visually organize the material. Presentation is done on Explain Everything and uses headings and subheadings to visually organize the material. Presentation is done on Explain Everything, but formatting does not help visually organize the material. Presentation is done on Explain Everything but doesn't use headings or subtitles.
Spelling, Punctuation, Grammar One or fewer errors in spelling, punctuation and grammar in the report. Two or three errors in spelling, punctuation and grammar in the report. Four errors in spelling, punctuation and grammar in the report. More than four errors in spelling, punctuation and grammar in the report.
Participation Used time well in lab and focused attention on the experiment. Used time pretty well. Stayed focused on the experiment most of the time. Did the lab but did not appear very interested. Focus was lost on several occasions. Participation was minimal OR student was hostile about participating.