If you’ve never done a science fair project before, DON’T PANIC! The IPL’s Science Fair Project Resource Guide will help you through the whole project by guiding you to a variety of excellent web resources.

How to Use the Resource Guide

static electricity globeWe recommend that you use the buttons above and go through The Steps in number order, at least the first time. On the Getting Started page, you’ll find links which explain what a science fair is and why it’s worth doing. Once you have the basic idea, be sure to read up on the Scientific Method. Then go on to Choosing a Topic, learn about Completing the Project, and finally get help on Displaying your Project.

Along the way there, you can get help with your research on our Tools & Research page and also get some great Hints & Tips that will help make your project even better. Double-checking the Scientific Method from time to time is also a good idea, to make sure you’re on the right track.