This document is for reference only. Please note only the Summary Sheet must be turned in with your project at the science fair. You may use this as a guide for planning your science fair project.

 

Science Fair Project Planning Guide*

 

Things That Interest Me:

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5.

 

How much time can I spend on my project each week:

______Hours

 

What area of science interests me the most:

                Life Science

                Earth and space science

                Physical science

 

What type of project interests me the most:

                Experiment (using scientific method)

                Demonstration

                Research

                Collection

 

What kind of science materials or equipment do I enjoy or am I familiar with?

 

 

Possible Topic (1):

 

Materials I already have:

 

Materials I will have to buy:

 

Help I will need with this topic:

None ____   Some _____   A lot_____

 

How difficult will this be for me?

Very difficult _____   Somewhat difficult _____   Easy_____

 

 

Possible Topic (2):

 

Materials I already have:

 

Materials I will have to buy:

 

Help I will need with this topic:

None ____   Some _____   A lot_____

 

How difficult will this be for me?

Very difficult _____   Somewhat difficult _____   Easy_____

 

Possible Topic (3):

 

Materials I already have:

 

Materials I will have to buy:

 

Help I will need with this topic:

None ____   Some _____   A lot_____

 

How difficult will this be for me?

Very difficult _____   Somewhat difficult _____   Easy_____

 

Questions/Problems to Explore

Some questions about my topic. I want to find answers to:

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Conducting Research

Printed and audiovisual materials I should find and read:

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2.

3.

4.

5.

 

Places I could visit:

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3.

4.

5.

 

People I could talk to:

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5.

*From Science Fair Handbook: The Complete Guide for Teachers and Parents by Anthony D. Fredericks and Isaac Asimov, 2001
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