College of Natural Science & Mathematics

ASHSSS Research Project Assignment Schedule - Spring Semester

  • Keep a copy of each assignment and form that you turn in!
  • Refer to the ASHSSS guidelines booklet, as well as individual grading documents, for VERY important details about expectations for each assignment.
DUE DATEASSIGNMENT: Second SemesterPOINTS
POSSIBLE
Jan. 21
[none late!]

Polished Draft of Paper [none late!]
Turn in (w/ Polished Draft) the previously-graded:

  • Smooth Draft (w/ grading worksheet and teacher comments)
200
20
Jan. 21Give a copy of your Polished Draft to your mentor, ask for written comments from mentor, and schedule conference w/ mentor....
by Jan. 28 (before conf. w/ teacher)Conference w/ Mentor (to discuss Polished Draft)
(turn in conference report w/ mentor signature)
25
by Jan. 28Jan. Conference w/ Teacher (to discuss Polished Draft) Bring your lab notebook, daily log, and binder.50
 Final Draft of Paper [none late!] (this copy is for your teacher)
Turn in (w/ Final Draft) the previously-graded:
200
Feb. 2
[none late!]
  • Polished Draft (w/ grading worksheet and teacher comments)
  • Polished Draft (w/ mentor comments & signature)
  • All papers required to register for ASHSSS
    (See ASHSSS guidelines booklet.)
20
20
20
by Feb. 18Feb. Conference w/ Teacher (to discuss presentation)
Bring your lab notebook, daily log, and binder.
25
Feb. 21-25Practice ASHSSS Presentation
(For details, see Judge's Scoring Sheet as well as other guidelines and suggestions in the ASHSSS booklet.)
25
Mar. 5 (& 6?)ASHSSS Presentation (average of judge's scores)
(For details, see Judge's Scoring Sheet in ASHSSS booklet.)
50*#
Mar. 5 (& 6)ASHSSS Participation Observation of student presentations on Sat.
Observation of student presentations on Sun. (optional) (+35)*
25*
Mar. 5Attendance at ASHSSS Banquet/Awards Ceremony 10*#40
Mar. 5Parent(s) attend student presentations on Sat. (optional)
Parent(s) at ASHSSS Banquet/Awards Ceremony (optional)
(+10)*#
(+10)*#
by Mar. 11
[end of 3rd Quarter]
Post ASHSSS Evaluation (May include conference w/ teacher.)10
by Mar. 11
[end of 3rd Quarter]
Thank-you letter(s) to mentor(s)25
n/aProject topic related to class for which you are doing the project. (optional)
(These “extra” points do not apply to Science Seminar students.)
(+25)
n/aThird Quarter Total 725
 Science Seminar students will also complete a Fourth Quarter project.
Spring Semester Total (for Science Seminar students)
250
975
* = Points that can be earned only by students who attend the ASHSSS event (with no make-up).
# = Points that can be earned only by students who present their projects at the ASHSSS event.
This page taken from ASHSSS Advisor Resources Fall 2004, page 10