Grading Sheet for Biology IRP
______ 1. Readability: Are the questions/topics that you are addressing clearly organized? Is the paper easy to follow? Is the text written in good English? Is the data presented clearly? Do Figures and Tables present themselves in a straightforward fashion?
______ 2. Organization: Did you adhere to the "Scientific Method"?
______ 3. Data Analysis: Does your paper analyze the limitations, significance or relevance of the data and ideas it is exploring? Are there indications of original, critical thought rather than complete reliance on what textbooks/instructor/peers have said?
______ 4. Thoroughness: Does you paper consider "all" the relevant points/issues related to the topic at hand, or does it have a narrow viewpoint? Also, does your paper formulate tentative conclusions that stimulate and guide future research?
Each component is worth 75 points, for a possible 300 points total.
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