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Science Fair Projects

Simple Science Fair Projects
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See how to do simple, yet outstanding, science fair projects

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  1. Did you know that before you begin deciding what science fair project you are going to do you must have Winning Idea Strategy? Here is a guide to assist you in the challenging task of getting an idea for your simple science fair projects.
  2. How Judges Think! Do you have the inside scoop? It is powerful to know what to expect from the Judges...
  3. The first step to do a successful Science Projects : Find out what rules do you need to follow?
    What is a Science Log? Why do you need to keep a science log? How do you keep a science log?
  4. What is a school Timeline Why is it important to use a timeline? How do you use a timeline?
  5. Choosing a Category

  6. a. Follow the outlines to find a category for your science project.

    b. Did you know that before you choose topic you must choose a category for your experiment? Detective ThinkMore will lead you through the process of choosing a category and topic for your science fair.

  7. Choosing a Topic

  8. a. What makes a topic< just right for you? One that reeeally holds your interest for 3 months, involves you in a journey of discovery, and drives your curiosity. Look at the list of ideas and see if something grabs your interest!

    b. What is the quickest method to choosing a science fair topic for your science fair?
    Why do you need to get your teacher's approval. A parent to agree to do your science project? What is the secret to getting their agreement?

  9. The Scientfic Method

  10. a. How to do project research. Phase 1 of the Scientific Method - Gather Background Information on your topic
    What are the 6-steps of The Scientific Method?
    Do you know the details of doing project research?
    What is the importance of original research?

    b. Find out how to do a project research as well as finding experts are on this page. Did you know that part of project research is to interview an expert? On this page you will find links to over 30 experts in various areas of science. Elementary and Middle School students will also benefit from these strategies.

    c. Find out how to form a hypothesis.
    What is a hypothesis and how do you write one?
    What supplies will you need to do your Science Fair Projects Site Map experiment?

    d. Learn how to test your hypothesis.
    What is a variable? An experimental variable? A controlled variable?
    How do you interpret and record your data?
    How do you draw conclusions from the results of your science experimemt?

  11. How to Write Your Project Report

  12. a. Tips on how to write a the report of your investigation.

    b. Here is what to included in your table of contents.
    What is an abstract? How do you write one?
    What is a first draft? How to write one? What is includedin your completed report?

    c. What do you include in the five sections of the an abstract?

  13. How to make a display board. Did you know that your display board is the first impression the judges have of your science project? Here are the details of what makes an outstanding display board.
  14. How to do a verbal presentation on your project. Would you like to know Detective ThinkMore's secrets to making your presentation in front of your class? Yes, you will be asked to make a presentation of your science project, so why not know how to do it with ease? Elementary and High School students will also benefit from these tips.
  15. Here are some last minute tips for the day of the science fair.
    How do you dress for the science fair?
    What do you bring with you to the science fair?
    What do you do at the science fair?
    What do you do after the science fair?

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