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29 resources with the concept science fairs

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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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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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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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Scientific Method

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Here is a resource with a descriptive approach to explaining the scientific method. It's simple, but effective for both introduction and reinforcement of this concept. 
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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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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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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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The Scientific Method, Blood Typing, and Antibiotic Resistance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers are given some components of an experiment, where they are able to identify and fill in missing parts, such as hypothesis, conclusion, results, etc. They form a hypothesis given general scientific facts. Students apply the...
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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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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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Lab Report

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
A set of instructions and a 100-point grading rubric have been designed for writing lab reports. Appropriate for middle schoolers, this lays out what to include for each of the six steps in the scientific method: title, hypothesis,...
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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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CO2 Sandwich

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
There's not much to this video. Steve Spangler and his twin sons visit 9 News and perform the classic chemical reaction between vinegar and baking soda to produce carbon dioxide gas. Where the value is in this video clip is that they set...
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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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Word Roots and Scientific Method - The Science of Biology

For Teachers 9th - 12th
During the first week of your biology course, you may want to familiarize learners with Greek and Latin root words to strengthen their scientific vocabulary. You can also give them definitions of science and biology. Introduce the five...
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Student Designed Investigations Part 4 - Poster Presentations/Science Fair

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Third through fifth graders prepare posters to present at a science fair. Working with a partner, pupils conduct investigations and  prepare a poster to present their findings. They rehearse their presentations, and add visual aids;...
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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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Build Your Own Hovercraft

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars construct a hovercraft following specific procedures. In this technology lesson, students explain the physics principles behind hovercraft. They compare and contrast this machine with the aircraft.
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Scientific Method Goes to the Fair

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use scientific process skills to solve a problem. In this scientific investigation lesson, students investigate a scientific problem, work through the scientific method to form a conclusion. They share their work and findings...
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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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Quality of Life Investigations: Risk Reductions

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students participate in a discussion of recent environmental issues affecting their own community or ones nearby. In groups, they research the role of food additives and the purpose of adding them to foods. They also determine their...
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Science Fair/ Exit Project

For Teachers 8th
This lesson 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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Science is Alive

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore the scientific method. For this science lesson, students create and conduct a science investigation for the science fair.
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Science Fair Projects

For Students 5th - 6th
In this science fair worksheet, students study three examples of science fair projects. Students rate the projects first, second or third place. Students answer six questions about the projects. Students then complete two worksheets...