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Science Fair 2007

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The VPPMS Science Fair will be held on March 20, 2007 ***New Date***

Science Fair Experiment Timeline and Checklist

 

Due Date

Aspect of Project 2007

Student Initials

Teacher Initials

Dec 11

1. Decide on a topic and complete the planning sheet. Get it signed by parent/guardian. Bring in a three ring binder to serve as a Science Fair Notebook.

 

 

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Jan 8

2. Research your topic and prepare a 1-2 page report. Make certain to include a bibliography of your resources.

 

 

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Jan 12

3. Write a 1-2 page report based on your research. (In Class)

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Jan. 16/17

3. Write a hypothesis based on your research that makes an educated guess about your question. (In Class)

 

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Jan. 22

4. Design an experiment to test your hypothesis. Write the materials and procedures.

 

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Jan. 23

5. After obtaining your teacher’s approval, begin your experiment. Remember to repeat at least three times to make sure your results are accurate.

 

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Feb. 5

6. Collect all of the necessary data and organize it all into charts, tables, and/or graphs.

 

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Feb. 12

7. Analyze your data in relation to your question. Compose your conclusion and discussion.

 

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Feb. 15/16

8. Construct an abstract about your project. This is a one page summary of your project that includes your topic, question, experiment, and most significant results/ideas you discovered. (In Class)

 

 

 

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Feb. 19

9. Organize your notebook and be prepare to turn it in for a preliminary grade. (You should be organizing it as you go along!!!)

 

 

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Feb. 26

10. Begin your display board. Make sure to get pictures developed far in advance if you want them for your display.

 

 

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Feb. 27/28

11. Write a one to two minute presentation about your project. Put notes for your speech on 3”x5” cards.

 

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Mar. 1/2

12. Turn in your science fair notebook.

 

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Mar. 1/2

13. Bring in your completed display board. Presentations made in class.

 

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Mar. 1/2

14. View Park Prep Middle School Science Fair.

 

 

Mar. 15

15. Winners complete application for LA County Science Fair.

 

 

Apr. 26-28

16. LA County Science Fair.

 

 

Other Important Science Fair Documents
 
 
 
 
 

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