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The following are a few resources for teachers and parents to help their students/children produce a successful science or engineering fair project. 

 

  • SECTION A:   Rules and Guidelines
  • SECTION B:   Forms
  • SECTION C:   Science Fair Resources, Instructional Resources and Materials for Teachers, and GSDSEF Workshop Materials
  • SECTION D:   Links to Online Teaching Resources and Digital Libraries

* Additional resources may be found on the Student Resources page.

 


Section A: Rules and Guidelines


Section B: Forms

Additional Forms:

For those working in a regulated research institution, industrial setting, or any work site other than home, school, or field:

 

For those working on a continuation/progression in the same field of study as a previous project:

 

For Human Subjects projects, an informed consent/assent/permission form can be developed in consultation with the Teacher/Advisor, Designated Supervisor, or Qualified Scientist. This form is used to provide information to the research participant (and parent/guardian if participant is under 18) and to document an informed consent (and parent permission as necessary). Below are two examples of a Human Informed Consent Form:

 


Section C: Science Fair Resources for Teachers

How Science and Engineering Fair Projects Relate to the Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core Standards:

 

How to Do a Science Fair Project - Teaching the Scientific Method and Engineering Design:

  1. How to Think Like a Scientist
  2. It All Starts with an Idea
  3. The Basics - What All Great Projects Have In Common
  4. Feed Your Brain

 

GSDSEF WORKSHOPS and TEACHER-CREATED Instructional Resources and Materials

Please go to GSDSEF Facebook page for workshop videos!

RESOURCES, PRESENTATIONS, INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS -

 

 

 

Additional Instructional Materials and Resource Guides:

 


Section D: Links to Teaching Resources and Digital Libraries 

Science Net Links - Teaching Science Resources - Science NetLinks is a premier K-12 science education resource produced by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. At Science NetLinks, you'll find teaching tools, interactives, podcasts, and hands-on activities, and all of it is free!

 

Thoughtco Teaching Resources - In-depth articles and teacher resources that give you and your students the answers and information.

 

Science Resources by Thoughtco

 

Computer Science Resources by Thoughtco

 

Math Resources by Thoughtco

 

Teaching Engineering

 

Understanding Science and How it really Works – Teaching Resources

 

Teaching Resources - UC Berkeley

 

SAGE: Science and Arts Gateway Education - Teaching and Learning Resources from University of Cornell

 

JPL/NASA Teacher Resource

 

Resources from NASA: Grades 9-12

 

Resources from NASA Grades 5- 8

 

Edutopia – Ten Websites for  Science Teachers

 

Teaching Techniques for Science Teachers

 

PBS LEARNING (create a free account to access resources)

 

The National Digital Library

 

Science News for Students

 

Find Articles from CBS

 

Science Daily – Your source for latest research

 

EurekAlert! The Global Source for Science News

 

Smithsonian - Science/Nature

 

Science Now