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Science Fair

Science Fair Information

Here are some helpful websites:

Miami Dade county public schools science website: http://science.dadeschools.net/

Miami Dade county public schools High School science website: http://science.dadeschools.net/highSchool/default.html

M-DCPS Science competition website (Science Fair) http://science.dadeschools.net/highSchool/competitions.html

Science fair forms and guidelines (Very important): http://science.dadeschools.net/scienceFair/default.html

 

Science Fair Project Timeline

 

Title of Assignment                                                                            Deadline

 

Choose Topic (Title, hypothesis & Problem)                                            Aug. 21-24 (For a grade)

 

10-15 Sources                                                                                             Sept.19-20 (For a grade)

 

Experimental Design (Variable, materials & Procedures)                     Oct. 3rd-4th(For a grade)

 

Collect Data/ Analysis                                                                           Sept 30-Oct.26 (On-going research)

 

Project due Date (Presentation)                                                             Nov.5th-6th (Block schedule)

 

In school judging                                                                                    Nov.13th-16th

 

Tips:

 

Choose three topics that you are interested in

Study the available information

State the purpose of your project

Develop your hypothesis

Plan your project experiment

Analyze your data

Reach and state your conclusion

Prepare your final report

 

  1. Title page
  2. Abstract
  3. Project Introduction
  4. Details of the Experiment
  5. Description of Results
  6. Assessment and conclusion
  7. Research Bibliography
  8. Acknowledgements

 

Important:

Website for forms: http://science.dadeschools.net/ScienceFair/default.html Click “Home” then click “High School Science” then Click “Competitions”

 

Follow odd/even schedule closet to due date given

Submit pictures of work in progress with identification (Student name, project title and date)

Teacher will keep all photographs

No face on Photographs allowed

Keep duplicate copies of photographs to be displayed on project

Science Fair will be worked on only at home with the consultation as needed from teacher

 

Science Fair Evaluation Sheet

Student Name:____________________________Date:__________________ Period:_________

 

 

Category:

Numerical Score

Comments:

 

Problem & Hypothesis

 

 

 

Background Research

 

 

 

Exp. Design/Materials/Procedure

 

 

 

Variable/Controls/Sample Size

 

 

 

Data Collection

 

 

 

Analysis

 

 

 

Visual Display/Poster Board

 

 

 

Visual Display PowerPoint (optional)

 

 

 

Interview (Optional)

 

 

 

Presentation

 

 

 

Level of Difficulty/Creativity

 

 

 

Works Cited

 

 

 

Total Score:

 

 

 

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