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Science Fair Information

Science Fair Project Timeline 

Submittal Date

Assignment DueCompleted
March 3, 2010Ø Parent Letter  Signed  
March 8, 2010Ø Project idea/Question (a choice of 5 different experiments) 
March 15, 2010Ø Background Research on Approved Science Fair Experiment Ø Bibliography 
March. 18, 2010Ø Written hypothesis and purpose  
March 22, 2010Ø Materials List and Procedural Steps  
April 12, 2010Ø Data and Results of the Experiment  
April 19, 2010 Ø Completed project display boardØ Finished research reportØ Presentation Day 
 
 

You must use a standard, three-panel display board that unfolds to be

36" tall by 48" wide. (your choice of color)

 

For additional information about science fairs, guidelines, and project suggestions, visit http://www.sciencebuddies.org

 

 

Here is a copy of the grading rubric to be used for the project:

SCIENCE FAIR PROJECT RUBRIC

Research Report

 Oral Presentation

Cover/ Title

5 pts

  

Presentation

5 pts

 

Introduction

 

Knowledge

 

5 pts

 

Purpose/ Problem

10 pts

  

Eye Contact

5 pts

 

Hypothesis

10 pts

  

Voice

5 pts

 

Research &/or Background Information

15 pts

  

Questions

5 pts

 

Methods

 Total Oral Presentation    / 25

Controls & Variables

5 pts

  

Materials

5 pts

  

Procedure

10 pts

  Project Display Board

Discussion

 
 

Purpose/Problem

10 pts

 

Tables/Graphs

10 pts

  

Hypothesis

10 pts

 

Results

10 pts

  

Materials

10 pts

 

Conclusion

10 pts

  

Controls & Variables

10 pts

 

Bibliography (minimum 3 sources)

5 pts

  

Procedure

10 pts

 

Conventions (spelling, grammar, punctuation, no pronouns in procedure)

5 pts

  

Data/Tables

10 pts

 

Graphs

10 pts

 
Total Research Report     /100 

Results

10 pts

 
    

Conclusion

10 pts

 
Turning in pieces on time:(5 points for each piece)        /50  

Physical Presentation Organization, borders, pictures (no faces),color & attractive presentation, neat

10 pts

 
Science Fair   Total Display Board    / 100
Project Total______/275   
 
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