Energy Science Fair Projects: ExploraVision Competition

Over the last several months this blog has covered a wide variety of science topics. During the month of April, I want to focus on science programs and competitions that you and your schools can participate in. The first in this series is ExploraVision, which is in its 16th year of operation. ExploraVision is a […]

Department of Energy School Competitions

Last week we talked about the Toy Challenge, a science competition for middle school students in grades 5 through 8. Today I’d like to talk about how you can use science competitions to develop your students’ interest in science. To start with you will need to familiarize yourself with the Department of Energy’s website. The […]

Science Competitions: Preparing for Next Fall

Lately I have been focusing my blogs on science news that kids may find interesting and that teachers can use to create science demonstrations and science fair projects. However, I’d like to turn your attentions to science competitions that your students can enter. As a kid I loved to enter these contests. I found that […]

Interesting science experiments for newsies…

Newspaper science fair projects are generally pretty innovative. After all you have to develop interesting science experiments using newspaper for something other than what it was designed for. If you are ready for innovative and interesting science fair projects, then try out these great sample projects and see what ideas you can come up with […]

Super Science Fair Projects Respond to Possible Threat of Plastic Food Containers

Last week we talked about the Intel Science Talent Competition and how it is providing over half a million dollars in scholarships to high school students across the country. This week I’d like to talk about a science news story that both alarmed me and intrigued me. The story is based on findings that people […]

Science Fair Projects: How do you handle adversity?

What Do You Choose? Carrot, Egg, or Cocoa? A carrot, an egg, and a cup of hot chocolate…You will never look at a cup of hot chocolate the same way again. A young woman went to her mother and told her about her life and how things were so hard for her. She did not know how she […]

Science Fair Projects – Kit orders

Question: Could you please let us know as soon as possible when it will be arriving? Answer: Most people ask when their order is going to be delivered. If you live in the United States it takes about 5 to 7  working days to arrive at your door. If you live in Canada, plan on […]

Super Science Fair Projects Pay Off: Intel Science Talent Institute Competition Offer $530,000 in Prizes

Previously we discussed the breaking news on the discovery of dust clouds around nearby sun-like stars and the possibility of other Earth-like planets. Today, I would like to talk about a science competition that I mentioned in an earlier post, the Intel Science Talent Search. This science competition is now moving on to the final […]

Super Science Fair Projects…Breaking News: Earth-like Planets Exist Else Where

For thousands of years we have assumed that the Earth was a unique chunk of rock, however, recent research suggests that this may not be true. Science fiction stories and movies have played around with the possibility that we are not alone in the universe and with the possibility that other Earth-like planets exist. Today […]

Gravity Science Fair Projects

Question: How are you today? I need to know do you have any science fair project kits on ROCK SLIDES for grade 9. Kenny Answer: Have you considered doing a science fair project on how gravity contributes to rock slides? Another possibility is to do a science fair project on how global warming is affecting […]