Science Fair

Determine what forms you will need for your project: 

Rules Wizard

All Science Fair Forms:

Official Abstract Form 2018

Science Fair Forms

Confused by the forms?  The links below offer some clarification:

Forms Summary

Detailed Forms summary

Second Detailed Forms Summary

Power Point for Forms 1, 1A, 1B

All ISEF Rules:

ISEF Rules and Guidelines Link

Most Common Reasons for Projects to Fail to Qualify

 Research Plan

Detailed Research Plan Instructions

Sample research plan

Research Plan Instructions for Projects Requiring SRC or IRB Approval:

Human Subjects Research Plan

Vertebrate Animals Research Plan

Microorganisms and Potentially Hazardous Biological Agents Research Plan

BSL-1safety checklist

Use of Hazardous Chemicals, Activities, or Devices Research Plan

Engineering Projects Research Plan

Abstract Links:

Official Abstract Form -2018

Abstract-Instructions

Sample-Color-Coded-Abstract

Backboard handout

Binder handout
Advanced Levels of Competition:

St. Johns County Science Fair

State Science and Engineering Fair of Florida

Landrum Middle School Science Fair   November 16, 2018

What do I need to do to participate in the Science Fair?

  1. Come up with a project idea.
  2. Attend Science Fair checkpoint meetings starting Tuesday, August 21st
  3. Complete background research and develop a research plan.
  4. Complete all required paperwork and get project approval.
  5. Conduct experiment, create a backboard, and compete in the Science Fair Friday, November 16th.

Weekly Checkpoint Meeting schedule and agenda

Date Topic Tasks to complete by next Tuesday
21 August

First contact.  Discuss project requirements and timeline.

MISS THIS MEETING?  CLICK HERE TO SEE WHAT WAS DISCUSSED  Week 1 Checkpoints

 

  • Fill out student entry form and return
  • Start project Journal
  • Start looking for sources of background information
28 August

Discuss background research and bibliography.

MISS THIS MEETING? CLICK HERE TO SEE WHAT WAS DISCUSSED  Week 2 Checkpoints

 

  • Create list of essential research questions.
  • Complete a typed bibliography of at least 5 sources which answer your research questions.
  • Visit science fair rules wizzard and determine what forms you need.
04 September Discuss Research Plan requirements and format.  MISS THIS MEETING?  CLICK HERE TO SEE WHAT WAS DISCUSSED.  Week 3 Checkpoints
  • Complete a typed, detailed Research Plan
  • With parents, complete all required forms 
  • Bring research plan and forms to next meeting for approval
11 September

Troubleshoot paperwork

MISS THIS MEETING? CLICK HERE TO SEE WHAT WAS DISCUSSED.  Week 4 Checkpoints

Revise research plan and correct paperwork
18 September Submit FINAL DRAFT of Research Plan and all paperwork for SRC/IRB Review  
25 September Revise research plan and re-submit for approval

Links related to your final project: 

Participant Instructions for the Day of the Fair

Backboard requirements

Binder requirements

2016_state_abstract form

 

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