Learn how to incorporate student science projects as a supplement to your curriculum ... Discover ways to keep projects on track ... Read about techniques for evaluating projects ... And much more! This 58-page handbook is designed to walk teachers through the intricacies of a science fair, and to help them encourage their students to investigate the wonderful world of science.
What's Inside:-The Science Project: Voluntary or Required? • Teacher's Time Schedule • Projects for All Students • When to Start Projects • Sources of Project Ideas and Techniques • Techniques and Open-Ended Project Ideas • Treating the I-Don't Know-What-to-Do Syndrome • Steps to Complete a Science Project • The Alternative Project • Projects at the High School Level • The Problem of Evaluating the Project • Checklists ... Ranking ... The Rating System • Evaluating the Report.
Science Fairs: Local Science Fairs • Regional Science Fairs • Judging at Local and Regional Science Fairs • State and international Science Fairs.
Appendix: Statistics of Selected Science Fairs.