Science Fair Projects For Dummies

Maxine Levaren · ISBN 9780764554605
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Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc (US)
Author(s) Maxine Levaren
Edition 1
Published 15th November 2002
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Uh-oh, now you?ve gone and done it, you volunteered to do a
science fair project. Don?t sweat it, presenting at a science
fair can be a lot of fun. Just remember, the science fair is for
your benefit. It?s your chance to show that you understand
the scientific method and how to apply it. Also, it?s an
opportunity for you to delve more deeply into a topic you?re
interested in. Quite a few scientists, including a few Nobel
laureates, claim that they had their first major breakthrough while
researching a science fair project. And besides, a good science
fair project can open a lot of doors academically and
professionally?but you already knew that.

Stuck on what to do for your science project? This
easy-to-follow guide is chock-full of more than 50 fun ideas and
experiments in everything from astronomy to zoology. Your ultimate
guide to creating crowd-pleasing displays, it shows you everything
you need to know to:

  • Choose the best project idea for you

  • Make sure your project idea is safe, affordable, and

  • Research, take notes, and organize your facts

  • Write a clear informative research paper

  • Design and execute your projects

  • Ace the presentation and wow the judges

Science fair guru Maxine Levaren gives walks you step-by-step
through every phase of choosing, designing, assembling and
presenting a blue ribbon science fair project. She gives you the
inside scoop on what the judges are really looking for and coaches
you on all the dos and don?ts of science fairs. And she arms
you with in-depth coverage of more than 50 winning projects,

  • Projects involving experiments in virtually every scientific

  • Computer projects that develop programs to solve a particular
    problem or analyze system performance

  • Engineering projects that design and build new devices or test
    existing devices to compare and analyze performance

  • Research projects involving data collection and mathematical
    analysis of results

Your complete guide to doing memorable science projects and
having fun in the process, Science Fair Projects For Dummies
is a science fair survival guide for budding scientists at every
grade level.

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