Tips for Science Fair Projects

Even for Science Fairs, competition versus cooperation debates provoke discussion. Of course, a middle way can be found and both skills are necessary. These hints are designed for students to understand their projects more deeply than merely preparing a killer project.

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Dr. Shawn's Idea Bank

For ideas, contributed by the Society of Amateur Scientists, review the Dr. Shawn's Idea Bank. Includes articles on How To Pick the Right Science Project and Desperation Science Projects.  learn more

resource URL thumbnail includes ideas suitable for both science fair projects and in-class demonstrations. Ideas are broken out by age level and subject area.  learn more

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The Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute site is a creative pacesetter for student exhibits. If you want to help students design their own exhibits, check out this museum.  learn more