**Project Grading**

Your project will be graded according to the following scheme:

**Concepts and Content: 25 points**

20 - 25 : Complete and correct description of the concepts involved in the project. Concepts relate to the topic addressed. Connections are made between different topics.

15 - 20: Mostly complete but fully correct description of the concepts involved in the project.

5 - 15: Incomplete description of concepts and/or incorrect concepts presented.

0 - 5: Incomplete or missing concepts all together.

**Calculations: 25 points**

20 - 25: Complete and correct calculations that relate to the project. Calculations are presented such that other students can easily follow along. No steps are missing. All work is organized. If your calculations are a numerical calculation in Excel or VPython, be sure to include a description of each step and show how Excel or VPython is calculating the answer.

15 - 20: Complete and mostly correct calculations. All work is organized.

5 - 15: Incomplete and/or incorrect calculations.

**Structure - Presentation: 25 points**

20 - 25: The project is displayed in an appropriate format. The project is easy to read and follow. It is clear what the goal of the project is as well as the results.

15 - 20: The project is displayed in an appropriate format, but not easy to read and/or follow. Goals and results are clear.

5 - 15: The project is missing a key element and perhaps difficult to follow. Goals and results are present.

0 - 5: The project does not contain all information. There are no goals and/or results.

**Usefulness - Creativitiy: 25 points**

20 - 25: The project examines an interesting and unique topic and/or the project is very useful for other students.

15 - 20: The project is not unique, but perhaps still interesting. Some students may find the presentation useful.

5 - 15: The project is neither unique nor useful to other students.