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Science Fair With An Energy Efficiency Flair

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In order to learn more about energy conservation, pupils work to promote energy efficiency by participating in a school-wide science fair with an emphasis on energy conservation. In addition to displaying their projects, learners invite...
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Science Fair Secrets for Parents

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Find the right science fair project. Steve Spangler shows how to use a demonstration and turn it into an experiment. Additionally, he talks about the importance of coming up with a hypothesis.
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Science Fair Frenzy

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Pupils examine the steps for developing science fair projects. They visit stations where they examine posters, books, and paper that describe how to research and design a science fair project. Additionally, they take notes on how to...
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Guide to a Successful Science Fair

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Find the right science fair project. Steve Spangler shows how to use a demonstration and turn it into an experiment. Additionally, he talks about the importance of coming up with a hypothesis.
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Geothermal Energy

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
With Earth Day quickly approaching, as well as many science fairs, why not challenge your class to investigate geothermal energy or other renewable energy resources? There are five driving questions explored in depth here, as well as...
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Science Fair Project - Electric Pulse Motor

For Teachers 7th - 12th
As a complex project, it's ideal for your older learners. Discuss electric currents and solar energy before building the motor to preload information. While sound is not included here, the steps are described through text and visual...
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Teacher's Guide to Science Projects

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Do you find the idea of having a science fair with all of your students intimidating? Use a guide that provides everything you need to know to make project-based learning manageable. The resource includes options for four different types...
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Take the Pain Out of Science Fair Projects

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Instead of dreading the season of science fair projects, make it a pleasure for everyone involved.
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Helmet Safety

For Teachers 2nd - 10th
Here is a very important demonstration on why it's so important to wear helmets when doing any kind of high speed activity. A third grader's science fair project tested four different types of helmet: football, ski, skateboard, and...
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The $100,000 Pyramid

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
What a creative way to have students review information they have learned about the planets, weather, and much more! This game, modeled on The $100,00 Pyramid, gives learners a chance to show how much they know about a variety of science...
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Improving Teamwork through Science Fair Projects

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Embrace the science fair as a way for learners to use the scientific method while improving their cooperative learning skills.
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Organic Farming / Agriculture

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Want an organic farming resource packed with experiments, background information, science fair projects, and topics of interest for further research? Here it is. Young environmental scientists can explore concepts involved in organic...
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Science Fair/ Exit Project

For Teachers 8th
This lesson plan is intended to get the student to commit to a Science Fair project through a series of questions. They find beginning resources and commit to one Science Fair Project. Students review the scientific method.
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Solar System Model Project

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Challenge young astronomers to demonstrate their knowledge of the solar system with this fun open-ended science project. Provided with a short list of requirements, students are given the freedom to use their creativity and whatever...
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Simple Machines Project

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
The choice is simple: create a PowerPoint presentation, write a book, or invent a compound machine. Whichever project your young scientists choose, they will be engaged in creatively demonstrating their knowledge of simple machines and...
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Peer Review Meets D.I.Y.: Publishing a Student Science Journal

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Peer review of science laboratory reports? You bet! First, learners work in pairs to review a scientific article. Then they trade lab reports for peer review. The end result is the publication of a classroom scientific journal!
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Presenting Powerful Outlines for Science Fair Reports

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine and reflect on the role of science reports in the larger scientific community and become familiar with one scientist's experience preparing a report. They identify key points to build a strong science report and create a...
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Food Science, Scientific Method: Reliability and Validity in Empirical Research

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Secondary learners explore food science by conducting an experiment using the scientific method and creating a science fair project based on their findings. They learn about food technology and modern research development. They...
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How To Make a Science Concept Map

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Here is a clever way to get your pupils thinking about a science topic they'd like to research for a report, or a project they'd like to do for a science fair. The three-step process is easy to follow, and it really should help your...
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Science Fair Project

For Students 5th Standards
Plant the data firmly on the graph. Given information about the growth rate of plants, pupils determine the heights at specific times and graph the data. Using the information, scholars determine whether a statement is true and support...
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Project Energy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore multiple types of energy. In this energy lesson, students prepare a science fair project through completing a WebQuest. Students investigate radiant, thermal, and biochemical energy.
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Science Fair Project Development

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students develop a topic and purpose for a science fair project. They complete a guided Internet research activity to determine their own science interests and review the scientific method.
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Freezing Liquids

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Spangler leads an 11 year old scientist through the processes behind his science fair project, which was designed to see if any common household liquids (besides water) would expand when frozen. Liquids such as motor oil, ethanol,...
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Coal Science Fair Ideas

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners select one of the ideas for a science project reflecting their knowledge about coal. They then choose a catchy title to spark interest that describes their project. They use the scientific method to explain the process.

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