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 17, 2017

Congratulations to all of our student scientists!

Behavioral Science

1st – Katie Shapiro                        Impact of a Low, No-Added Sugar Diet on Fitness Level

2nd– Benjamin Graham                What Makes a Secure Password?

3rd – Caroline Maxwell                 Reaction to Motion With Color in Peripheral Vision

HM – Matthew Sides                    The Mandella Effect

HM – Bella Brinson and               Music for the Memory

                Maggie Benfield   

Life Science

1st –  Sai Prakash                          Plants Grow Better With Neem Oil than a                                                                                              Synthetic Chemica lPesticide

2nd – Alexis Magnano                 Hotter, Wetter, and More Acidic: How Could Climate                                                                          Change Impact Planaria Regeneration?

3rd – Victoria Wolker-Kraljic       A Spectrum of Light: How Does Light Color Affect Plant                                                                    Growth?

HM – Lauren Minx-Tomlinson    How Does Salt Impact Plant Growth?

HM – Andrew Hamm                 Cell Phones, Memory, Mice

HM – Audrey Hackett                5 Second Rule: Just a Myth?

Chemistry

1st – Aya Afsh and Rhoda Tawk   Which Tea has More Fluoride: Expensive Cheap?

2nd – Theodore Maddox               How does a Different Form of Sucrose Effect the Length of a                                                            Carbon Tower?

2nd – Carloine Gentile                    Got Gas?

Physics

1st – Alison Rhoads                     The Effect of Angle on Inclination on Solar Power Output

1st – Broc Obner                          Cloud Chamber:  See the Unseen

2nd – Gabriel Rigdon                  Why Is the Ice Melting Faster than Normal?

2nd – Noam Ben Simon              The Rieman Hypothesis

3rd – Landon McIntosh              Image Generation through Machine Learning

3rd – Carissa Talbert                   A Magnetic Cure for Lukemia

HM – Matthew Hendrickson      The Way the Ball Bounces

HM – Matthew Andersen          The Effects of Weight and Shape on Projectile’ Accuracy and                                                            Precision

 

DATE

AFTER SCHOOL AGENDA

(Meetings held 2-3 in Mr. Anzelmo’s Room- 355)

TASKS TO COMPLETE
Oct.  31st   Tuesday

MANDATORY MEETING !

Discuss backboard and binder

  1. General project help.
Nov.  7th  Tuesday

MANDATORY MEETING !

1.       Discuss abstract.

  •  Abstract should be completed using the Official Florida State Science and Engineering Fair abstract form SSEF-Abstract-2018
Nov. 14th   Tuesday

MANDATORY MEETING !

1.       Discuss requirements and expectations for day of the science fair

2.       THREE PAPER COPIES OF ABSTRACT DUE.  DELIVER TO MR. ANZELMO (RM. 355)

DO NOT EMAIL THEM TO MR. ANZELMO!

Nov.16th   Thursday

 PROJECT DUE ! 

Deliver backboard (but not binder and journal) to Mr. Anzelmo’s room (355)

Nov. 17th   Friday

LANDRUM SCIENCE FAIR –  8AM – 12PM MULTIPURPOSE ROOM

Awards and Project viewing for family and friends 6-7 pm

  •  Bring project binder and journal

 

 


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 22nd. 
  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 17th.

 

Weekly Checkpoint Meeting schedule and agenda

Date Topic Tasks to complete by next Tuesday
22 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
29 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.
05 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
12 September

 

Hurricane Irma

19 September

Troubleshoot paperwork

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

Revise research plan and correct paperwork
26 September Submit FINAL DRAFT of Research Plan and all paperwork for SRC/IRB Review  
03 October 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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