Your science fair project is a process. You start with your idea, follow six steps, and knock 'em dead at the fair.
To help you, we have broken each step into three parts:
Follow the links below for step by step instructions on doing your project.
- One: straightforward instructions of what to do;
- Two: links to web sites that will give you further information and ideas for each step;
- Three: a sample project... follow along as Jenna does her project from start to finish.
YOUR TOPIC Help in defining your topic Your topic will make or break your project. It must be something that is fun or you will dread doing it. COLLECT INFORMATION Methods for collecting information You need to observe your experiment closely for the project to be successful. FORM YOUR HYPOTHESIS How to form your hypothesis What do you think will happen? This is the question you will try to answer. TEST YOUR HYPOTHESIS Testing your ideas Decide one element that will test your question. DO YOUR OBSERVATIONS Strategies for successful observations Watch the one element you have decided to test. REPORT YOUR RESULTS Making your report a winner! Clear instructions for a successful report. Includes a sample template you can download and complete. TIPS TO WIN Knock 'em dead at the fair A plan, with lots of hints and ideas, to have a great day at the science fair.