Scientist presentation instructions

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Scientist Presentation
I am researching and presenting about ____________________________.
- Due December 10, 2018 (You have 4 complete weeks to do this)
You will research a particular career in the field of science and present what you have found to the class. You will
write out a paper of what you find. You must include these points in your paper. You can add more information
but these must be included. Rough draft due November 15th.
- Job title and description - name and description of the type of scientist you have researched
- Requirements or education needed to obtain a job in the assigned scientific career (for example, length of
training/school, type of school, military, type of school, major degree, etc. )
- Work environment such as office, outside work, in a hospital, etc.
- Type of dress code
- Individual work or group work? If group work, how many are in the group that your particular scientist work
with. Can they do both?
- Career outlook (Need for this career in the next 10 years)
- Salary range
- Interesting facts about this career. As you are doing your research did you discover anything not covered in this
list but would be amazing to tell us? If not, find something!!
- Conclusion with your opinion of this particular career in science. Would you consider it, would you like to
meet people who do it everyday, would you encourage others to pursue this if they wanted to, do you see a
need for this, etc. Tell us what you think about it.
You will also design a brochure advertising your scientist occupation. Rough draft due November 30th.
- it should be colorful, attractive and NEAT!
- Depending on comfort level and resources you may use word processing software to design and create the
entire brochure and/or clip art and photos. Or You can hand write it and color with markers, colored pencils or
crayon. IT MUST BE NEAT!
- There will be six panels (an 8 x 11.5 paper folded in 3 sections and your information will be on front and back)
on which you will use your creativity to include:
- Job title and job description
- Pictures
- Work environment such as office, outside work,
- Salary range
in a hospital, etc.
- Work travel - if it is necessary or if it not
necessary
- Regions across the US where it is most popular
- Interesting facts
- Career outlook Presentation details When you present you may use your paper for talking points or note cards or you may memorize what you have
researched. You will also show off your brochure and tell us what you have created. Here is the rubric of what you will be
graded on. Scientist Presentation Rubric
Category
15 - Excellent
10 - Got it
5 - Need more
1 - Not ready
Eye Contact
Speech is
memorized and
script is hardly
used, if at all, used
Maintains eye
contact with the
audience during
most of the
presentation
Occasionally used
eye contact, but
mostly read from
script
Read with no eye
contact with
audience
No-Verbal
Skills
Posture
Stands up straight
and still with both
feet on the ground
Occasionally
sways or fidgets,
Sways or fidgets
but stands straight
Slumps or leans
during much of the
with both feet on
during presentation
presentation
the ground most of
the time
Enthusiasm
Demonstrates
strong positive
feelings about the
topic during the
entire presentation
Shows positive
feelings about the
topic presented
Shows some
interest in the topic
Shows absolutely
no interest in the
topic
Speech
Clear voice and
correct, precise
pronunciation of
terms so that the
audience can hear
presentation
Voice is clear and
pronounces most
words correctly.
Most of the
audience can hear.
Voice is lowmedium,
incorrectly
pronounces some
terms, audience
still has some
difficulty hearing
presentation
Mumbling,
incorrectly
pronounces terms,
and speaks too
quietly for
audience in the
back of class to
hear
Accuracy
Accuracy is
excellent with no
flaws. There is an
obvious
introduction and
conclusion
Accuracy is
excellent with no
flaws. Introduction
and conclusion is
unclear.
There are 1 or
more inaccuracies
or no introduction
and no conclusion
There are 3 or
more inaccuracies
Organization
Presents
information in
logical, interesting
sequence which
audience can
easily follow
Presents
information in a
logical sequence
which audience
follows easily
Audience has
some difficulty
following
presentation
because student
jumps around
Audience cannot
understand
presentation
because there is
no sequence of
information
Verbal
Skills
Content
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