USING RUBRICS TO EVALUATE STUDENTS WORK IN SCIENCE
Group 1 Guidelines for Science Rubrics
Developing Science Rubrics
This site discusses the twp types of rubrics: holistic and analytical and shows how to construct both types. Examples are given.
Group 3 Collections for Science (2
A Collection of Rubrics for Science
There are several rubrics that could be used for labs, assignments, notes and class participation.
Group 4 Evaluating Critical
Holistic Critical Thinking Rubrics
An assessment rubric for evaluating critical thinking in the curriculum.
Achievement Levels in Science Grades 1-8 (Can be used for Science Grades1-12)
This rubric is a method of evaluating achievement level in the science curriculum in grades 1-8 based on the Ontario curriculum. It is easily adaptable to other science curriculums at other grade levels.
Group 5 Evaluating Investigations
Science Investigation Rubric
This rubric is used for evaluating science investigations including hypotheses, data collection and data analysis.
A rubric for evaluating collaboration in group work.
Group 6 Science Fair Evaluations
Science Fair Rubric
Los Angeles Dept of Ed. 1997
District Science Fair Rubric
Experimental Design Evaluation Rubric
The following rubric will be used to score the Science Olympiad Experimental Design event
Group 7 Evaluating Science Presentations (2 Groups?)
This is a useful rubric for evaluating a science presentation.
Scoring rubric for a Presentation of Science Report
This rubric contains anecdotal comments describing the presentation makes this a useful guide in marking science presentations.
Group 8 Evaluating PowerPoint Presentations
A grading Rubric for
PowerPoint Presentations (Group presentation)
Includes knowledge, participation, length, content, and design.
PowerPoint Presentation Assessment Rubric (Individual presentation)
Rubric for Multimedia Presentation: PowerPoint
Evaluates content writing, technical, communication, and technical organization.
Group 9 Evaluating Science Labs
Science Lab Report Evaluation Rubric
This analytic rubric is used to verify specific tasks performed when producing a lab report. If the task has been completed, all points are awarded. No points are awarded if the task is not complete.
General Science Lab Rubric
A very clear evaluation for science labs.
Glenbrook South High
School Science Scoring Rubric: Student Laboratory Reports
General description followed by a rubric.
Group 12 Science Research Papers
Science Research Paper
This analytic rubric is used to verify specific tasks performed when producing a research paper. If the task has been successfully completed, all points are awarded. No points are awarded if the task is not complete.
A planning guide for this paper is found at
This material is from Frontier High School in Red rock, Oklahoma.
Evaluating Research Papers
Science research paper grade sheet, including problem statement, experimental design, data and observations, data analysis, data interpretation and conclusion.
The Staff Room for Ontario
Contains rubrics for many subject disciplines, including dance, drama, multimedia projects, research process, group work, technology, writing, reading skills, speaking skills, science, study skills, physical education as well as general information about rubrics.
How to turn Rubrics into Grades
An interesting, philosophical article about rubrics and justifying marks to parents written by a curriculum planner from a middle school.
Updated April 01, 2000