Preparing a Science Fair Project
created by Gerald Robillard
Our Lady of Peace School
Looking for a topic that you can use in this year's Science Fair?
Don't quite know how to get started? In this WebQuest, you will learn
how to prepare and carry out a project that will be fun and
interesting. Incidently, you might even be able to teach your
friends, parents, or even teachers a thing or two about science by
the end of this quest!
To develop a project which can be presented at this year's Science Fair. Your project doesn't have to be complicated to be good.
Here are some places where you can find interesting ideas for
Science Fair projects:
start by typing this address
and continue to ....../demo40.html
to view "printer friendly" versions of different experiments.
To accomplish your task, you must complete the following steps:
Remember to pick a topic that you are interested in. You will not have a good time doing the project if it is not something that interests you. You can ask your parents for help but remember that it is your Science Fair project so you should be doing most of the work. A good Science Fair project takes time to complete properly so don't wait till the last minute to start your project and research. It might be a good idea to practice your presentation at home before Science Fair day so that you can impress the judges.
In completing this WebQuest, you will have learned how to present a well developed Science Fair project. Remember that a good scientist is always ready to learn about the world around him or her. Even when a science experiment does not turn out the way you thought it would, you will have learned something important. Don't end your experiment there! What could you change or do differently? This question might lead to a whole new experiment and a new Science Fair project.
Last updated Dec. 4, 2000