CRITERION

Exemplary

Proficient

Partially Proficient

Incomplete

 

Explanation of Problem

 

25% weight

3 points

· All content is accurate and demonstrates a thorough knowledge of core concept and problem

· Thorough explanation of problem and its impact

· Thorough elaboration of core concept that includes supporting details that clearly relates to fundamental chemistry principles

2 points

· All content is accurate and demonstrates a general knowledge of core concept and problem

· General explanation of problem and impact

· Some elaboration of core concept with supporting details in connection to problem

1 point

· Most content is accurate, but limited in scope:

· Problem or impact not clearly explained

· Limited explanation of core concept connected to problem

· Details and information given are unrelated to the core concept and problem identified  

0 points

Multiple errors in scientific content. Problem is not identified, or explanation of impact is missing or difficult to follow.

-OR-

Life science concepts are missing or not connected to the problem

 

Explanation of

Solution

 

35% weight

3 points

· All content is accurate and demonstrates a thorough knowledge of core concept and solution

· Thorough explanation of innovative solution and how it addresses the problem

· In-depth description of how the company is addressing sustainability within their solution

· Thoroughly connects at least 1 United Nations' SDGs to their solution

· Elaborate detailed and clear depiction of solution provided

· Thorough explanation of strengths and obstacles in implementing or creating the solution

· Clear, reasonable, and thorough explanation of the connection between one or more of the identified career roles and the solution

2 points

· All content is accurate and demonstrates a general knowledge of core concept and solution

· General explanation of solution and how it addresses the problem

· General elaboration of how life science concepts and solution connect to chemistry

· General discussion of how the company is addressing sustainability within their solution

· General connection of United Nations' SDGs to their solution with limited detail  

· Clear visual of solution provided, but limited detail  

· General explanation of strengths and obstacles in implementing or creating the solution that lacks some detail

· General discussion of one or more of the identified career roles, but the connection to the solution may be unclear and lacking detail

1 point

· Most content is accurate but demonstrates limited knowledge of core concept and solution

· Limited explanation of solution and how it addresses the problem

· Minimal or no elaboration of how life science concepts and solution connect to chemistry  

· Limited discussion of how the company is addressing sustainability within their solution that lacks critical details  

· Discusses United Nations' SDGs but not how it relates to their solution  

· Visuals of solution provided, but unclear and with limited detail  

· Strengths and obstacles in implementing or creating the solution are significantly lacking details

· Limited and unclear discussion of one or more of the identified career roles and the connection to the solution

0 points

No solution is provided, or solution already exists.

-OR-

Life science concepts are missing or not connected to the solution or fundamental chemistry principles.

Sustainability is not discussed

-OR-

United Nations' SDGs are not included

-OR-

Visuals are not provided.

-OR-

Strengths and obstacles are missing

-OR-

Career or job roles not mentioned in connection to the solution

 

Explanation of

Start-Up Company

 

25% weight

3 points

· Clear mission that is aligned to role in industry and problem

· Clear and thorough explanation of role in chosen industry

· At least three different careers provided are involved in addressing the problem and clearly represent workers from skill-trades/ certifications and degreed positions

2 points

· Mission given but may not be aligned to role in industry

· Role in industry stated, but details lacking

· Three different careers provided that represent workers from skill-trades/ certifications and degreed positions, but each career may not be involved in addressing the problem

1 point

· Mission is unclear

· Role in chosen industry may be confusing due to significantly lacking or inaccurate details

· Careers given are not connected to the problem

0 points

Mission not provided

-OR-

Role in industry not provided

-OR-

Careers not provided

-OR-

Careers do not represent workers from skill-trades/certifications

 

Quality and Collaboration

 

10% weight

3 points

· ALL material is original or free to use according to copyright rules/regulations

· Audio is clearly audible and there is little to no background noise

·  Team members are visibly interacting

· ALL team members have a significant role in video

2 points

· ALL material is original or free to use according to copyright rules/regulations

· There may be some background noise, but it does not affect the ability to understand audio

· Team members are occasionally interacting throughout the video

· Most of the team members have a role in video

1 point

· Almost all material is original or free to use according to copyright rules/regulations

· Background noise may sometimes interfere with ability to understand audio

· No team members are visible throughout the video

· Limited number of team members have a role in video

0 points

Video content does not follow copyright rules/regulations

-OR-

video is very sloppy/may be difficult to hear at all/background noise may consistently interfere with ability to understand audio

-OR-

 video dominated by one individual

 

Clarity and Organization

 

5% weight

3 points

· Video flows together into a single whole

· Video is between 5 and 7 minutes

· Video has opening and closing titles that are ≤10 seconds each

· Opening titles include video title/company name, this year's Challenge theme, school name and team ID

· Closing titles include student names (first name and last initial) and student

· Video is easy to follow and includes multiple visual elements (can be acting, dancing, video clips, drawings, etc.)

· There is no irrelevant content

· Storyboard is complete and includes citations in APA format

2 points

· Some attempt made to connect video components so that it flows

· Video is between 5 and 7 minutes

· Video has opening and closing titles that may be longer than 10 seconds, but includes required components

· Video is at least sometimes easy to follow and includes at least one visual element (ie acting, dancing, video clips, drawings, etc.)

· Storyboard is complete and includes citations in APA format

1 point

· Video components may not flow

· Video is between 5 and 7 minutes

· Video has either opening or closing titles that may be missing information

· Video is difficult to follow and may only include text without visual elements

· There may be some irrelevant content.

· Incomplete storyboard and citations may be incorrectly formatted

0 points

Video does not fall within 5-7 minute time requirement or may be at an increased speed

-OR-

Videos may not include opening and closing titles

-OR-

Content may be irrelevant and distract from focus

Please note that if your video is NOT between 5 minutes and 7 minutes in length (or is at an increased speed), your video will not be scored

 


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