NEW 2015 RESOURCES
Science Fair Theme Page
Here are a number of links to Internet sites which contain information and/or other links related to the specific theme of Science Fairs. Please read our disclaimer.
- Experimental Science Projects
Introductory Level Guide The page describes the steps needed to complete
a science fair project and provides a sample project for you to learn
Intermediate Level Guide This guide contains much of the information
from the Introductory Level Guide (above). Additional material includes
ways to help distinguish between different types of scientific studies,
more detail about the experimental scientific method, and an introduction
to experimental error.
- Science fair project ideas can be hard to think of and to decide on. The
information on this page suggests different ways that you can find ideas and
decide if they are suitable for a project. Other information from this page
includes links to: sample student projects, steps to submitting a project,
steps involved in doing a project, and how projects are judged.
Science Fair Page
- A page to help students and teachers identify the key issues and concerns
as they begin a science fair project. Many questions are listed that are important
for students to ask as they initiate their planning process.
Fair Project Resource Guide
- A source of links to all manner of web sites dealing with Science Fairs
- some already on this page and some not.
- A meta-list of more than two hundred science fairs occurring around the
world. Many science fairs from Canada are listed.
- Here's a home page intended to assist teachers and students with science
fair projects. It includes information and advice on how best to present a
project as well as the contact names and numbers for the regional science
fair organizer in British Columbia.
- Getting an idea for a project is the most difficult aspect of the science
fair. This site has links to pages listing project ideas for Primary, Elementary,
Intermediate, and Senior students.
- From their experience in judging school science fairs, the staff from Kennedy
Space Center have written a page of guidelines for creating science projects.
These basic guidelines are to help students create a complete project and
avoid making some of the common errors the staff often see while judging projects.
Ultimate Science Fair Resource
- Practical advice for students including step-by-step instructions on doing
a science fair project, advice on categorizing a project, project hints, help
in writing a report and in displaying results, and links to other "how to"
web sites. If you're looking for ideas, they have three resources: their own
page of ideas, links to other web sites with ideas, and an idea bulletin board.
Virtual Science Fair
- The Virtual Science Fair is an innovative and worthwhile 'made in Canada'
project to promote the best use of computer/Internet technology plus Science.
Guide to Science Fair Projects: From Idea to Exhibit
- A main menu page to a comprehensive list of science fair steps to follow.
Each step has information to help you initiate, research, develop and complete
your science fair project.
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