Design & Pitch Challenges in STEM, Round 1    >   Pollution Solution

Technical Brief Grading Rubric

Use this rubric to make sure that your solution covers all the required areas for Pollution Solution.

Grading Rubric
  Getting Started Improving Good Excellent
Choosing a liquid product to repackage. We chose a liquid product.


We did not describe anything about this product or its packaging.
We described the liquid product we chose.

We did not present any research to support why we chose it.
We described the liquid product we chose.

We did present research to support why we chose it.
We described the liquid product we chose.

We did present research to support why we chose it.

We identified issues with its current shipping method.
Create your prototype or model. We did not create a model or prototype. We created a sketch or model of our solution.

We did not label its dimensions or describe the volume it could hold.
We created a sketch or model of our solution.

We did label its dimensions but did not describe the volume it could hold.
We created a sketch or model of our solution.

We did label its dimensions and did describe the volume it could hold.
Shipping your product for distribution. We did not create a plan for shipping our newly packaged product. We created a sketch or model for the shipping container itself.

We did not label its dimensions or describe the number of units it could hold.
We created a sketch or model for the shipping container itself.

We did label its dimensions, but did not describe the number of units it could hold.
We created a sketch or model for the shipping container itself.

We did label its dimensions, and how many units it could hold.

We compared it to the shipping solution of current plastic packaging.
Helping the environment. We did not use math or science to explain how our product will help the environment. We described the materials we used in our packaging.

We did not use math or science to explain why it is better for the environment.
We described the materials we used in our packaging.


We did use math or science to explain why it is better for the environment.
We described the materials we used in our packaging.

We did use math or science to explain why our product is better for the environment.

We explained where we will get the materials for our packaging.