Science Fair


Display Board

Display Board

The display unit forms the background for the project. A project display board should stand by itself (standard tri-fold board). Display boards may be purchased locally at Michael’s, Target, or Walmart. Display boards should be built of sturdy materials to provide a structure for a vertical display of graphs, charts, photographs, and other printed information. Your display board must include the title of the project, the name of the student(s), as well as any essential information about the project you want to provide. Below is an example display board layout.

Student Work: 
The participant’s name, grade and
teacher’s name are to be placed on the front of the
display board.

*All work presented must be the student’s work

*Adults can supervise the investigation, but not take
part except in cases of safety.

*Parents should not participate in the preparation or
presentation, except to help with materials and act as
an audience for practice.

**HAVE FUN!!!!

Prohibited Items: 
Anything potentially dangerous to
the participant and/or the public is prohibited. This
includes, but is not limited to the following:

*No flames or combustible materials. No sharp items
such as needles or syringes.

*Living organisms or plants may be allowed ONLY by
approval of the Science Fair Committee.

*Projects with moving parts MUST be shielded and safe
to the observer and participant.

*No items will be allowed that can spill or spray, or
cause damage to your or another person’s project,
furniture, table or room.

*Foods or other materials that produce an undesirable
odor or are messy in nature are not allowed.

*No live or preserved animals or animal or human parts
except those that are dried and in a sealed container
(teeth, hair, dried animal bones, etc.)

*No poisons, drugs, controlled substances, toxic or
hazardous substances or devices may be used.

Experiment limitations:

*No cruel or inhumane experimentation will be

*Animal studies may not include harmful substances.

*While you may use charts, graphs and photos, do not
include pictures of surgical procedures, dissections or
autopsies in your presentation. You may, however, use
a notebook containing such pictures to be used only
during judging.
Lisa Lazzarotti,
Mar 3, 2017, 9:58 AM