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Science Fair Projects

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January 8, 2007 -- From KOOLKID, age 14, from Visalia, who is not affiliated with the site.

Cool science fair ideas!!!! For all ages!!!

Science Projects Resources

September 12, 2006 -- From Doug Nicholson, a reader, from South Carolina, USA, who is affiliated with the site.

This site guides you from start to finish with your science fair project. It concentrates on how to find ideas for a project. That seems to be the hardest part for many students, coming up with a topic idea. You will also find a lot of ideas on the site for projects and even actual detailed projects to do.

NOVA: scienceNOW

January 4, 2006 -- Eddie Ward, a reader from New York, who is affiliated with the site

NOVA scienceNOW covers everything from stem cells, to lab-made meat (more shudder less udder), to a heartwarming segment with a cancer researcher who went to heroic lengths to save his work after hurricane Katrina.

Make It Solar; Science Fair Projects

May 11, 2005 -- From Ed F., a reader from Southborough, MA, who is affiliated with the site

Information to engage students in solar energy science fair projects with tips for the scientific method, poster board layouts, research, ideas, experiment worksheets and planning. Grades 4 through 12.

Super Science Fair Projects

December 1, 2004 -- From Madeline Binder, a reader from Evanston, IL, who is affiliated with the site

It offers step-by-step guidance in doing science fair projects for middle and high-school students. A timeline guides students through the process of how to keep a science log, choose a category and topic, research a project, complete all six steps of the scientific method, write a project report, make a display board, and give an oral presentation.

Science Fair Project Ideas

December 24, 2003 -- From Ken C., a reader from San Francisco, who is affiliated with the site

This site has over 500 free science fair project ideas with full instructions and explanations. It also has a search tool that scans all ideas for keywords of interest and lists ideas that contain those keywords.

Science Year

May 16, 2002 -- From David, a reader from London, England, who is affiliated with the site

Science Year is one of the most comprehensive learning resources for children, teachers, and parents.

Society for Amateur Scientists

May 14, 2002 -- From Sheldon Greaves, Ph.D., a reader from Coventry, Rhode Island, who is affiliated with the site

SAS is an organization for people who like to get involved in science. The goal of the organization and the website is to help ordinary people gain access to the brass-tacks tools and techniques used by working scientists. It also helps ordinary people get involved in real-life scientific research on a volunteer/amateur basis. They also publish a weekly electronic bulletin full of hints and tips for science enthusiasts. Most appropriate for high school aged kids.


May 12, 2001 -- From Rana Ganguly, a reader from Calcutta, India who is not affiliated with the site

This site provides content on various interesting educational topics. The most interesting ones are “Then & Now”, “Treasure Chest”, “How To” etc. The lessons are of good standard from India.

Why is the sky blue?

April 29, 2001 -- From Alwyn, a reader from Hartbeespoort, South Africa who is affiliated with the site

This website contains explanations for the following questions: Why is the sky blue?, Why are clouds white?, Why are sunsets red?, Why is the ocean blue? It has a set of 5 quizzes with 10 questions each to test how well students understand these explanations. This Web site could be used for middle school reading comprehension exercises as well.