The ultimate science fair resources

Posted by FGSI Event on December 20th, 2019

Summary: Science is all about what you see, do and apply in your daily life which is why many organizations held national and international level science fair to gather the talent from all over the world. To participate in a science fair, you need to register yourself and prepare a project for the fair. You can find more information about science fair resources in this blog.

Science is an ultimate subject that you can easily understand if you apply it in your daily life; it is the only way to understand science. Most of the time people think that science can be only understood by the people who are intelligent, sharp and attentive which is a truth at some extent but more than that if you want to understand science then apply it on your daily life, use it as much as you can. Through this, anyone can be an expert in science. Some people born with a science worm in their mind, you can call them science freak. They believe that everything works on science and eventually find science everywhere, for such students, some organizations held national and international science fairswhere they represent their amazing talent. 

In such fairs whether national or international, students of every age group come from different countries and states to participate and show their talent to the judges and entire world. If you’re one of those science freaks then you can participate in such kind of fairs as per your age group. All you need to prepare a science project that stands out as science is a competitive field and every science freak has ideas of innovations. You can find some project ideas for the science fair on the internet, your school textbooks and several other types of science-related projects. For your assistance, we have prepared this blog on ultimate science fair resources in which we will let you each and everything about science fair resources. 

Science fair project resources

If you are preparing for a science fair then this will guide you to understand how to do high-quality scientific research, whether you are in high school or middle school or an advanced student. You can find information about national and international science fair from various website on the internet or can subscribe their pages to be up-to-date with the current information. Several science event organizing companies held their science events and science fair for students that also you can find easily via the internet after a little research. Now, let’s understand what kind of resources you can use for your science fair. Let’s get started! 

Several websites are specially designed for the once who are preparing for science fairs. We will encourage you to read some science event organization’s blogs to collect more information: 

1 Intel ISEF resources: This is a useful resource not only for the ISEF but also for science fairs. 

2. Pathways to science research: If you have any doubt about your science research for the fair, then this page will guide you immensely. 

  1. FGSI: Not only an organization that is providing science fair resources, tools, ideas, and answers, but also held science fairs for the students who have potential to stand out in the field of science. 
  2. Intel ISEF Rules and guidelines: Guidelines and rules for the international science and engineering fair. 
  3. Mosaic: online documentation of published articles in the national science foundation’s flagship magazine from 1970 to 1992. It is a background resource for teachers, students and whoever interested in science and its researches. 

Great Science Projects: A series 

1 How to think like a scientist: Part I: ingenuity can be the flicker that set fire to a great science project. 

  1. It all starts with an idea: Part II: This will give you an inspiration for your project. 
  2. The basics: Part III: What every great science project has in frequent. 
  3. Feed your brain: Part IV: Erudition what is known is the primary step in order to discover something new. 
  4. Feed your brain: Part V: Learning the terminology. 
  5. Great science projects: It is a student science series that teaches you to achieve excellence in research. 

Types of science fair Projects 

There are mainly five types of science fair projects: Demonstration, model, collection, experiment, and research. It is way much better for you to sort what kind of project you want to work on and then start your preparation. 

1 Demonstration

Demonstration basically engages re-testing any experiment that already has been done by scientists. You can collect more information about this type of project is from books and the internet. 

For Example: Presenting and explaining an oscillating clock chemical reaction. This type of project can be done in a better way if you do little research and add something yours. 

2. Model

This type of science project engages in building a model to represent and illustrate a principle or concept. 

For example: Making vinegar and baking soda volcano is one of the most common examples of models which you can make with the help of the internet and books. 

3. Collection

This science project involves displaying a collection to represents and illustrates any science concept.

For example, You can research species and collect samples of the research to show in the fair. Do not forget to choose a species that has value in science and are interesting. 

4. Experiment 

This is one of the most usual types of a science project, where to test and propose hypothesis you use scientific methods. After you reject or accept the hypothesis, you can conclude what result you get. 

For example: Determining whether a cereal has iron or not. 

5. Research 

In this type of science project, you gather information on whatever topic you have chosen and present your findings. 

For Example, Research can be an amazing idea to represents in the science fair in which you have to find information and represent it in front of the judges. 

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