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Creating an Impact – From Data Analysis to Display


  • Saturday, January 12, 2019
  • San Diego County Office of Education, 6401 Linda Vista Rd, San Diego 92111
  • Room 306
  • 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Click here to RSVP for Workshop #3

You’ve conducted your experiments, collected your data, and are now ready to pull it all together. The GSDSEF Student Leadership Board is here to help.


We will go over…

… how to finish your notebook, how to write an effective abstract, and how to put together your display.

… the do’s and don’ts of putting together your display backboard.

… the NEW SCREENING PROCESS to enter your project into the GSDSEF.


  • Bring your electronic devices so you can begin working on your slides for screening!

  • Check out sample science fair displays and notebooks from previous GSDSEF winners!

  • Also, SLB peer mentors will be there to help you and answer all of your questions!



If you were unable to attend the workshops or would like to review the presentations:


 Workshop #1: Getting Started Project Ideas

Student Leadership Board members discuss:

1) how to get project ideas

2) the scientific method and engineering design principles

3) where to get support and more


Workshop #2:

ENGINEERING: Designing and Collecting Data

Student Leadership Board members share how to:

1) Set up your notebook,

2) check your design ideas and parameters,

3) evaluate design and re-tests, 

4) determine when your prototype is successful.


Workshop #2:

SCIENCE: Designing and Collecting Data

Student Leadership Board members share how to:

1) set up your notebook,

2) set up and conduct your scientific experiment,

3) organize your data into tables, charts, and graphs

4) report your findings