Common mistakes in formattinga PowerPoint presentationExamples of MistakesTips regarding the content of apresentation #
Mistakes People MakeToo small textToo much textBad color choiceMoving or flying text andgraphicsFancy TransitionsOverly complicated diagrams #
Text SizeThe ozone layer is locatedbetween 9km to 50 km (40 pt)The ozone layer is located between9km to 50 km (32 pt)The ozone layer is located between 9km to 50km (24 pt)The ozone layer is located between 9km to 50 km (18 pt) #
Of textOzone is also agreenhouse gas in the Ozone: Greenhouseupper atmosphere gasand, therefore, plays arole in Earths climate.The increases in primary Carbon Dioxide:greenhouse gases, such May affect ozoneas carbon dioxide, may layer recoveryaffect how the ozonelayer recovers in comingyears. #
Poor Color ChoiceThis is hard to readThis is hard tooThis is ImpossibleLight color against darkbackgrounds are very hard on theeyes #
Moving and Flying TextOzone has a complicatedchemistryIt is formed by NOx andVOCsTroposphere Ozone isharmful #
Tips on Content Keep all information concise and to the point Make sure all diagrams andgraphics are meaningful Start with an Outline slide End with a Summary orConclusion slide #
Keep the presentation simple. Avoid unnecessary sounds and animations. Keep information wellorganized. DO NOT read from your slides verbatim. Remind your audience of key points at the end of the # presentation.
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