High School Program

High School Program

 

I Cubed High School Judging Criteria

  Grades 9-12   Click here for video of sample winning invention                                                                                                                                                                        

I.  DESIGN CHALLENGE PROBLEM STATEMENT= +5 points

            A.  Clearly defined = +3 points

            B.  Why this problem was selected = +2 points

II.  IDEATION = +10 points

            A.  Details numerous possible design solution ideas

III.  RESEARCH = +15 points

            A.  Demonstrates new learning about the topic = +3 points

            B.  Includes interviews with target audience individuals prior to

                        solution creation = +5 points

            C.  Includes interviews with target audience individuals after

                        Production = +4 points

            D.  Identifies a mentor and delineates contributions provided by

                        Mentor = +3 points

IV.   EMPATHY FOR TARGET USERS IS EVIDENT THROUGH DOCUMENTATION = +2   points

V.  3-D PROTOTYPE = +25

            A.  Initial design sketch included = +5 points

            B.  CAD (Computer Aided Design) Diagram included = +5 points

            C.  Working Model = +15 points   Non-Working Model = + 5 points

VI.  EVOLUTION:  TEST , REVISE, and REDESIGN = +20 points

            A.  Documents feedback from target audience about prototype

                        effectiveness and defects = +5 points

            B.  Shows evidence of redesign modifications based on tests and

                        Feedback = + 15 points

VII.  ANALYSIS = +3 points

            A.  Documents higher level thinking to interpret feedback during

                        and after the process regarding benefits to society, effects

                        on the environment, technology that still needs to be

                        perfected for this invention to be produced, limitations for

                        potential markets, and other pertinent information

VIII.  SHARING = +20 points

            A.  Shows evidence of sharing with the community to build

                        Partnerships = +2 points

            B.  Provides a print advertisement of the product = + 2 points

C.  Provides a professional looking, quality display documenting design  process and benefits of the invention = +8 points

D.  Provides a video with a clear purpose, documenting the

design process and benefits of the invention = +8 points