Rubric

Forensic Science Grading Rubric: Research Project

Student Name:
Date:
Topic:

Points Earned

Presentation Characteristics

1 2 3 4 5
History of topic or case is covered well, and timeline is
provided, clear and accurate.
1 2 3 4 5
Important achievements in the topic or case are covered well,
major breaks or important discoveries were clear and
accurate.
1 2 3 4 5
Historic and current leaders in the field/leaders in the case
were highlighted.
1 2 3 4 5
Scientific tests/procedures used in case or topic were covered
in significant detail. Student demonstrates a clear knowledge
of these details.
1 2 3 4 5
Problems, delays, errors, in case or topic were clearly
explained.
1 2 3 4 5
Outcome of the case/future goals were clearly explained.
1 2 3 4 5
All Work was cited and the presentation was a minimum of
10 slides.
1 2 3 4 5
Presentation had excellent pictures, maps, graphs, diagrams,
that were pertinent to the case/topic.
Total: /40


Grade: