Thursday, January 19, 2017
It’s not too early to plan for our next science fair. If you have any questions see Mr. Fromm.
Kindergarten through Third Grade may do an experiment or a demonstration. They may also display models, collections, or the results of an observation.
Fourth through Sixth Grade must do an experiment following the scientific process. If you don’t know what that means see your teacher. You will also be required to keep and display a log book describing your experiment.
- Kern County Science Fair Rules and Entry Forms – These are the official rules from Kern County.
- Project and Display Rules – Very important, read carefully so you won’t be disqualified.
- Types of Projects to Avoid – Read this if you are planning on moving up to the county and state science fairs.
- Judge’s Questions – These are questions a judge may ask you. Be prepared with the answer.
- Top Ten Science Fair Tips – Don’t know what to do? Read this.
- Download an identification form – You must have this attached to you project. You can print this out.
- Display Sample – This is an example of a good display.
- Judge’s scoring sheet for the primary grades – This is the sheet the judge will be using for grades K-3.
- Judge’s scoring sheet for the intermediate grades – This is the sheet the judge will be using for grades 4-6.
- Photo Video Release Form – required if you have photographs of people other than the student participant or team member.
- Science Fair Photos – See some of the projects from a previous fair.
Science Fair Schedule (subject to change)
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
2:15 – 3:15 P.M. Students in grades 4-6 bring projects to the cafeteria when your room number is called.
Thursday, January 19, 2017
9:00 – 11:00 A.M. Judging 4-6 & K. Only students and their projects are allowed in the cafeteria. A runner will come to your classroom when the judges are ready for you. Do not come until you are called. Please bring a book to read or some homework to do while waiting for the judges.
11:15 – 11:30 A.M. Students take their projects back to the classrooms. They will be called around 2:15 – 3:00 P.M. to bring them back to the cafeteria.
11:15 – 11:55 A.M. Lunch – Grades 1 and 2
11:50 – 12:30 P.M. Lunch – Grades 3 and 4
12:25 – 1:05 P.M. Lunch – Grades 5 and 6
1:15 – 3:00 P.M. Judging 1-3. Only students and their projects are allowed in the cafeteria. A runner will come to your classroom when the judges are ready for you. Do not come until you are called. Please bring a book to read or some homework to do while waiting for the judges.
4:15 – 4:45 P.M. Public Viewing – Parents can come back to view projects.
5:00 P.M. Awards Assembly Parents, students and guests are welcome to attend this special assembly honoring our student scientists.
- Kern County Science Fair
- California State Science Fair – Are you good enough to go to the state?
- Thinking Fountain – They have ideas for projects.
- Super Science Fair Projects – They have a lot of good information.
- Zoom Science – great ideas for projects from pbskids.org
- Fun Science Gallery – lots of cool projects
- The Science Club – projects ranging from simple to advanced
- The Exploratorium – San Francisco’s science museum has lots of projects that are simple to do. The call them “snacks.”
- The WWW Virtual Library: Science Fairs – This site seems to be old and so some of the links are dead but it still is worth looking at. They do have Kern County so it can’t be that bad.
- Science Buddies – science fair project ideas
- Free Science Fair projects – lots of ideas for science fair projects
- Science Bob – cool science fair ideas