3MT COMPETITION GRADING RUBRIC Presenter Name: Score: SECTIONS Title and Introduction 10 points Methods 10 points Results 10 points Discussion 10 points Overall 10 points Title consists of a project title, group name, date, tutor`s name, and tutorial section. The hypothesis is clearly stated. Background (research) information is included that clarifies the reason for research. Describe how the experiment was conducted. Data is presented in a wellorganized and easy to read table or figure. Statistical test results are provided. Results are discussed in terms of supporting or not supporting any differences seen between means. Observations should be used to support findings. Hypothesis is restated and conclusion is based on data supporting or not supporting hypothesis. Future studies or student thoughts should be included. Maintained eye contact with the audience. Spoke clearly and kept within the time limits. Effectively answered questions. Presentation interesting. Used at least two citations properly. Comments: (50 pts total) POINT BREAKDOWN 10 All information included. Enough background info provided to establish the importance of work. 5 Most of the information included. Only some background info provided. 1 Little or no required information or background included. 10 All information included. Enough background info provided to allow a replication of the work. 15 Data display is summarized clearly. Statistical test results are correctly provided. Interpretation of results is clear and correctly interpreted. Observations are used to support findings. 10 The hypothesis is addressed and accepted or rejected based on the data. The student presents final thoughts. 5 Most of the information included. Only a list of the methods provided. 1 Little or no required information or background included. 8 Data display somewhat confusing to understand. Statistical test was not correctly performed or explained. No adequate explanation of results. 5 A conclusion is given, but is not supported by data. There are no final thoughts presented. 3 Data display is missing key elements and is confusing. Statistical test results or explanation. Very little interpretation of results. 10 Information presented well. Student well prepared. 5 Slight disorganization. Presentation fairly easy to follow. 1 Conclusion has little or nothing to do with the initial hypothesis and there is no evidence reported to support the conclusion. 1 Little to no preparation. Unable to follow presentation.