Hints & Tips

Everyone can use advice once in awhile, so here is some advice on doing your Science Fair project and doing it well. Find out how to schedule your project and what the judges are looking for. Learn from judges and students who’ve been there. Be sure to look at the Sample Projects, too, so you’ll know what works.

Education Place
http://www.eduplace.com/science/profdev/science_fair/project.html
Need help getting organized? Here is a schedule for completing a project in 8 weeks.

EnergyQuest
http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/projects/advice.html
"What makes a good science project? Here's some advice from a science fair judge…"

Science World: Winning Tips
http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1590/is_n2_v55/ai_21196072
Get advice from experts: science fair judges and two students who presented winning projects. They’ll help you create a strong display and tell you how to make a strong impression when the judges reach your table.

Sample Projects

Example Science Project
http://www.isd77.org/se3bin/clientgenie.cgi?schoolname=school305&statusFlag=goGenie&geniesite=45&myButton=g5plugin&db=g45_b217
Here’s an example of a completed project report. It describes the purpose, hypothesis, and procedure, as well as showing how the data is presented in both a table and a graph.