The Complete Handbook of Science Fair Projects
Julianne Blair Bochinski Wiley Science Editions, 1991
Science fair success
Ruth J. Bombaugh.
Enslow Publishers, c1989.
1001 Ideas for Science Projects
Marion A. Brisk, Ph.D.
Prentice Hall, 1992
The young scientist’s guide to successful science projects
Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, c1990.
Janice VanCleave’s guide to more of the best science fair projects
Janice Pratt VanCleave
John Wiley, 2000
100 first-prize make-it-yourself science fair projects
Sterling Pub., c1998.
- Society for Science & the Public Website
- The Society for Science & the Public is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the understanding and appreciation of science among people of all ages through publications and educational programs. This site includes information on the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, the Intel Science Talent Search, the Broadcom MASTERS, and the Directory of Science Training Programs.
- Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF)
- Each year, EISEF sends up to three student projects to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), which is the world’s largest pre-college celebration of science. Held annually in May, the Intel ISEF brings together over 1,200 students from 40 nations to compete for scholarships, tuition grants, internships, scientific field trips and the grand prize: $50,000 college scholarship and a high-performance computer.
- ISEF Document Library
- EISEF uses most of the same rules and forms as ISEF does. These documents help you to get started with your project for EISEF and to apply for ISEF.
- SRC 101 PowerPoint Presentation
- The ISEF Scientific Review Committee (SRC) has made available an SRC 101 PowerPoint presentation that can be a tool in giving workshops on the Rules and Guidelines. Share with your IRB and SRC members, teachers, and any others interested in an overview of the International Rules. (Note: MS PowerPoint needs to be installed on your machine to view this.)
- Broadcom MASTERS Competition
- The national science, technology, engineering, and math competition for U.S. 6th, 7th, and 8th graders, the Broadcom® MASTERS® (Math, Applied Science, Technology, and Engineering for Rising Stars), a program of Society for Science & the Public, inspires and encourages the nation’s young scientists, engineers and innovators.
- State Science & Technology Fair of Iowa (SSTFI)
- The SSTFI is the state science fair for Iowa. The SSTFI is affliated with the Discovery Channel Young Scientist Challenge (DYSC), for students in grades 6 through 8, and with the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), for students in grades 9 through 12.
- California State Science Fair
- The California State Science Fair has an excellent resource page of science fair links to help you get started, including other fair and school district resource pages.
- Internet Scout Project
- The Internet Scout Project is designed to help you find the resources you need on the Internet. Funded in part by NSF, the project is devoted to finding online resources most valuable to the education community.
- National Science Teachers Association
- A great site with links to many other resources.
- Ultimate Science Fair Resource
- The Ultimate Science Fair Resource is the Internet’s premiere resource for science fairs. Whether you are a student trying to find an idea for a project, a parent or teacher looking for information on building displays, or a science enthusiast who enjoys the delight of experimentation you’ll find what you’re looking for here.
- SciCentral News Alert
- Gateway to the best scientific research news sources
- World-Wide Web Virtual Library: Science Fairs
- This Library page is an attempt to provide a single comprehensive list of every science fair accessible through the World Wide Web, whether of global or local scope.
- Odyssey Magazine
- This is the web site for Odyssey Magazine, the award-winning science magazine for young readers, ages 10–16! Explore the site for the latest news in science, and check out the special science features just for kids such as StarGazing with Jack Horkheimer, Ask A Scientist, live Webcams, and more!
- Internet Public Library: Science Fair Project Resource Guide
- Are you looking for some help with a science fair project? The IPL will guide you to a variety of web site resources, leading you through the necessary steps to successfully complete a science experiment.
- Kitchen Scientists—A Guide To Home Science Experiments
- Home science experiments are a fun way to foster creativity and work with new ideas. For anyone with an interest in science or figuring out how things work, there are many experiments that can be performed at home.…
- School Science Fairs Homepage
- This homepage is designed to aid students in the most difficult aspect of their science fair experience: getting an idea. It lists many science project ideas for all levels and offers links to other informational sites.
- Science News for Kids
- Science News for Kids is a Web site devoted to science news for children of ages 9 to 13. Our goal is to offer timely items of interest to kids, accompanied by suggestions for hands-on activities, books, articles, Web resources, and other useful materials.
- Wansink Consumer Education Foundation
- The Consumer Education Foundation offers a limited number of small expense-related scholarships to elementary and secondary students who are conducting school-based projects aimed at helping make people smarter when it comes to food and to shopping choices. Science Fair Scholarships are typically in the range of $25–75 and the projects are related to science fairs or nutrition-related school projects.
- Watercenter.org is interested in all aspects of water that touch our daily lives. At home or work, clean water is important to everyone’s health. We focus on the safety, quality and enjoyment of our water supplies. Watercenter.org also has two educational websites:
sciencefaircenter.com student experiments, science fair water project kits.
watercenter.net teachers, educators water experiments and demos.
- Wikipedia “Science Fair” article
- The ‘External Links’ section of the article links to a variety of resources on the web.