Science Fair

Determine what forms you will need for your project:

Rules Wizard

All Science Fair Forms:

Official Abstract Form 2019

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



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 22, 2019

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 20th.
  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 22nd.
Date Topic Tasks to complete by next Tuesday
20 August (Tues.)
  • First contact: Discuss project requirements
  • Discuss topics
  • Student Entry Form
  • Project Journal

Miss this meeting?  View these slides!

Week 1 Checkpoints

  • Complete Student Entry Form, return next week
  • Begin Project Journal, bring next week
27 August (Tues.)
  • Discuss background research and bibliography
  • Rules wizard


  • Create bibliography with minimum of 5 sources
  • Visit rules wizard and determine forms needed
3 Sept. (Tues.)  

  1. Outline Research Plan Requirement
  2. Answer questions about form
  3. Discuss how to submit paperwork 
  • Complete research plan
  • Complete paperwork
10 Sept. (Tues.)
  1. Review research plan
  2. Troubleshoot paperwork issues
  3. General Help
  • Revise forms and research plan as needed
17 Sept. (Tues.)
  1. Deadline for submitting research plan
  2. General Help
  • Revise forms and research plan as needed
24 Sept. – 29 Oct. (Tuesdays)
  1. Paperwork revisions
  2. General help
  • Revise forms and research plan as needed
12 Nov. (Tues.) 3 PAPER COPIES of Abstract due.  Deliver to Rm. 355. PLEASE DO NOT EMAIL THEM TO MR. ANZELMO  
21 Nov. (Thurs.) Mr. Anzelmo will set up display boards in the multi-purpose room  
22 Nov. (Fri.)

SCIENCE FAIR! Judging from 8-12 in Landrum Multi-purpose room

OPEN HOUSE and Awards from 6-7 PM in Multi-purpose room.


Links related to your final project:

Participant Instructions for the Day of the Fair

Backboard requirements

Binder requirements

Official Abstract Form 2019


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