Thought and Understanding
►Exhibit demonstrates clear scientific thought.
►Questions / cause & effect are identified. Prediction stated.
►Experiments are devised & include methods, accuracy, variables, results, data.
►Appreciation of need for accuracy in observation, measurement.
►Records show analysis and are presented accurately.
►Conclusions drawn and suitable discussion recorded.
►In the selection of a topic or statement.
►Uniqueness of approach.
►Resourcefulness in obtaining, handling and interpreting data.
►Ingenious use of equipment and materials.
►Creative displays or use of illustrative materials.
►Inspired applications of the principle, process or product.
►All reasonable aspects have been investigated.
►Previous work in this area has been investigated.
►Records are suitably detailed
►Evidence of analysis in depth and sufficient detail.
►Any assistance has been documented.
►Well designed and constructed.
►Reliability of operation.
►Use of instruments/tools.
►Living plants and animals are well catered for.
►The whole is well planned and neatly finished