Science Fair Success and Summer Projects

Science Fair Success and Summer Projects

Summer vacation is just beginning. Don’t let summer boredom set in. You can eliminate your summer boredom by participating in the Summer Slide Prevention Program (see below) and by conducting your own summer science fair projects. One type of summer project that you can work on is a plant project.


If you have a backyard to work in, then growing your own organic garden can be a great summer science fair project. For example, you can work on a compost project, you can see if the amount of light impacts the growth pattern of your plants or you can experiment with cross breeding vegetables. Squashes are particularly easy to cross breed. The more time and ingenuity that you invest in your project the better it is going to do at your school, state or the national science fair. This is because science fair success is directly related to these two factors.

If you don’t have a backyard, or space to have a small garden, then you can develop kitchen science gardens using pots and an artificial light source. Indoor plant projects can involve germination, hydroponics and aeroponics. These projects are just as valuable at science fairs, but you may need to invest more money in setting them up. If you need supplies and don’t have a lot of money, then look for science fair kits. These kits usually will provide you with everything that you need for your experiment, and they offer you a slight discount on supplies since you are buying everything together.

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4 thoughts on “Science Fair Success and Summer Projects

  1. THE ROCK@Phrasal verb book says:

    A science fair is a great for the students because it provides an opportunity for them to implement all there theoretical knowledge. It also enhances their knowledge about the particular topic.

  2. aerogarden says:

    What do you think of it? What do you use it for? Do i have to use those nutrient tablets or will it be okay with just water?

  3. ANSH@celebrity gossip news says:

    Science fair aims to help kids explore deeper into a subject or idea. Students can also create a totally new concept to make an invention. Apart from studies it’s a part or form of fun and entertainment.

  4. Karin@Reference & Education says:

    I believe that it doesn’t really matter where students will carry out their science projects, outdoors or indoors. It remains the same – too much of competitive spirit sometimes may discourage them. My son is a vivid example..

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