Science Lab Report Rubric                                

Name: _________________ Teacher:
Date: Class:
Description:
Excellent Good Satisfactory Needs Improvement
Question / Purpose The purpose of the lab or the question to be answered during the lab is clearly identified and stated. The purpose of the lab or the question to be answered during the lab is identified, but is stated in a somewhat unclear manner. The purpose of the lab or the question to be answered during the lab is partially identified, and is stated in a somewhat unclear manner. The purpose of the lab or the question to be answered during the lab is erroneous or irrelevant.
Materials / Setup All materials and setup used in the experiment are clearly and accurately described. Almost all materials and the setup used in the experiment are clearly and accurately described. Most of the materials and the setup used in the experiment are accurately described. Many materials are described inaccurately OR are not described at all.
Data Professional looking and accurate representation of the data in tables and/or graphs. Graphs and tables are labeled and titled. Accurate representation of the data in tables and/or graphs. Graphs and tables are labeled and titled. Accurate representation of the data in written form, but no graphs or tables are presented. Data are not shown OR are inaccurate.
Conclusion Conclusion includes whether the findings answered the question, possible sources of error, and what was learned from the experiment. Conclusion includes whether the findings answered the question and what was learned from the experiment. Conclusion includes what was learned from the experiment. No conclusion was included in the report OR shows little effort and reflection.