"The AP Research course culminates in an academic paper of 4,000-5,000 words and a presentation, with an oral defense; during which you will answer 3-4 questions from a panel of evaluators.
AP Research is the second course in the AP Capstone™ program. AP Seminar is a prerequisite for AP Research." - College Board
Academic Paper (4,000-5,000 words)
(75% of total grade)
You will be evaluated on the content, structure, format, and conclusions of the paper as well as your ability to properly and accurately cite sources.
Presentation and Oral Defense
(25% of total grade)
The culminating event of the AP Research course will be a presentation of your research question, research methodology, and findings, including an oral defense that addresses a set of questions about your research inquiry. Those students who elect to investigate an artistic or other topic that lends itself to a performance, exhibit, or product will arrange for the panelists to view their work prior to the presentation and oral defense to provide additional context. This activity is not formally assessed.
Due Date 2017