Science Fair Secrets

Students, parents and teachers share their winning science fair project ideas, stories and awards.

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Tips to Make Your Science Fair Project More Meaningful

It's science fair time for many schools across the country. If you're a parent of a young scientist who is turning your kitchen into a laboratory, and you're overwhelmed, here are some ways to make the project more meaningful. Participating…
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How Roxborough Elementary Encourages Participation in the Science Fair

With strong parent support and amazing teachers to encourage a love for science, Roxborough Elementary is celebrating the largest participation in their Science fair this year. Science fair can be a daunting event for both students and their…

Science Fair Winners Should Be Just as Celebrated as the Super Bowl Winner - President Obama

President Obama is a brilliant orator. When I listened to his State of the Union last night, his comments about education, innovation and science, in particular, really hit home. Nations like China and India realized that with some changes of…

Beyond the Fizz - How to Get Kids Excited About Doing Real Science

No one cared that it was cold outside. These kids could hardly wait to see what would happen next. Giggles and laughter bounced from child to child as the group of second graders positioned themselves around the 2-liter bottle of diet soda. In…
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Which helmet protects your head the best?

As parents, we know it’s important for our children to wear safety helmets when biking, skiing, skating or participating in any activity where there’s a chance of a fall or crash. But have you ever wondered which helmets are the best in…

UV Beads Help Students Understand the Importance of Sunscreen

You might have seen t-shirts or special jewelry (beads) that changes color in sunlight. UV Beads look like ordinary white beads used to make a craft project, but embedded in the plastic is a special pigment that changes color when exposed to…
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A Hoosier Win at the Science Fair!

Brandt Callahan and Jackson Bartlett, who go to Parkview Intermediate School in Bedford, Indiana, took the Experiment of the Week and won FIRST PRIZE in the third grade division of the Science Fair! In fact, Brandt and Jackson…

Grant Smith Wins 1st Place in Science Fair

It's great to get emails with this subject line... My science fair project placed 1st from an idea from your website! Grant Smith is a 4th grader at S&S Elementary in Sherman, Texas. The "S&S" two small towns, Southmayd and Sadler, are…