Science Fair Project Resources
Web-Based How-to Guides & Ideas
How To Do A Science Fair Project The MSSEF Student Guide is now available for download as a PDF.
A Student's View on Creating a Science Fair Project There is another useful guide called (PDF), written by students for students.
Science Fair Project Development, by Bill Rigney, STEM Instructional Specialist Marlborough Public Schools District & Vice President, Massachusetts State Science & Engineering Fair
Resources for Independent Student Research. Published by the Society for Science & the Public, organizer of the INTEL International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) - (Please note that Massachusetts Laws are in a few cases more limiting than federal laws, thus ISEF may accept some research plans that MSSEF cannot.)
The Internet Public Library – Science Fair Project Guide - A resource guide providing a variety of excellent web resources. This site has excellent reour, "A Science Fair Project Resource Guide" which is available at: http://www.ipl.org/youth/projectguide. It has all kinds of information and links to many other sites and publication listings.
Science Buddies Website offers a variety of resources including: help with topic selection, how to do a science fair project, ask an expert, as well as additional resources.
Dr. Shawn's Science Fair Projects is an excellent source of science projects, complete science kits, and expert advice. The creator, Shawn Carlson, Ph.D. is the only person ever to win a MacArthur Fellowship for science education. This site has resources for parents, teachers and students, including a science club called LabRats that sends free science lessons to families every two weeks.
The Washington University School of Medicine sponsors this website. It is an interactive science teaching and community outreach tool. It fields questions in 26 different subjects.
Polymer-Search, the Internet search engine for polymers and plastics, maintains a Top Science Project Ideas page that has proved particularly useful to a middle school science teacher we know.
Videos & Vimeos
Broadcom MASTERS App The Broadcom MASTERS®, a program of Society for Science & the Public (SSP), is the premier science fair competition for 6th, 7th and 8th graders where they demonstrate their mastery of Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering as Rising Stars. Keep up on all the excitement with this free app! For iOS and Android.