Science Fair 2019 - 2020

  • The Science Fair procedure will be due on Wednesday, October 30th.  
  1. The procedure needs to be completed in number format.
  2. You need to be very specific.
  3. Be sure to tell exact amounts of things such as materials, time it will take, etc.
  4. It is important that anyone is able to follow your steps and repeat your experiment exactly as you did it.  You MUST have at least 3 repeated trials and clearly identify what you are keeping the same and what you are chasing (variables) to ensure a well designed investigation.
  • Time was given in class to work on the Science Fair procedure on Wednesday, October 23rd and Friday, October 25th.
     
  • The list of materials will be due on Tuesday, October 22nd.
  • While completing your materials, remember to list your materials in bullet format being specific.  Give amounts and sizes and use metric units.
  • The typed hypothesis for the science fair is due on Friday, October 18th.
  • For your hypothesis, remember that you are trying to predict the answer to your question.  Also, remember to always give a reason for your prediction either from your own experience or from research you have done.
  • Due October 15th, the students need to conduct research about their chosen problem and submit the research.  The research needs to be two pages, typed, and double spaced.  Also, a works cited page rough draft needs to be completed.  Remember to share your Google Docs for these portions of your Science Fair with me.


  • On Monday, October 7th and Tuesday, October 8th, I met with each student checking their progress for science fair.  The students received time to work on their research and works cited pages.  

  • On Monday, September 30th and Tuesday, October 1st time will be given to work on adding information for the Science Fair research portion.  We have also discussed the importance of recording sources used to help complete the Works Cited page.

  • On Wednesday, September 25th, time was given to work on gathering information for the research portion of their Science Fair.  A MLA sheet was also passed out showing how to record sources for their research paper.


  • The topic, parent/student sheet, the problem/question, and having a Science Fair folder are due by Tuesday, September 24th.


  • On Monday, September 23rd additional time was given to continue looking up Science Fair topics and find your research question/ problem.  Students were instructed to use the science buddies website.

  • On Monday, September 16th time was given in class to look up possible Science Fair topics and to find possible your research question/problem.  We used the website:  http://www.sciencebuddies.com/

  • On Wednesday, September 11th, we previewed past Science Fair examples and reviewed the format of completing a Science Fair paper.
     
  • On Tuesday, September 10th, we went over the beginning stages of Science Fair.  We reviewed information from the 2019 - 2020 Science Fair timeline, the parent/student sheet, and the Science Fair packet.