WOODLAWN SCIENCE FAIR RESOURCE PAGE
The official science fair form documents linked below are Microsoft Word documents (.doc). They can be opened and then printed or saved locally on you computer allowing you to add text directly into the document.
NOTE: FOR THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS, WHEN ADDING TEXT TO ANY OF THE FORMS YOU MIGHT NEED, A TEXT BOX HAS BEEN ADDED TO ALLOW FOR EASY INSERTION OF YOUR TEXT. ONCE YOU GET INTO THE DOCUMENT, SIMPLY REPLACE THE TEXT ALREADY IN THE BOX WITH YOUR OWN INFORMATION.
For information about Illinois Junior Academy of Science, use this link:
First, To be in science fair, you must REGISTER using the link below
Next, Use the link below to submit your EXPERIMENT PROPOSAL
Here are a few websites with very good planning and project ideas
Search for Science Experiments organized by Branches of Science
Discovery Education: SCOTCH Science Fair Central
Internet Public Library (IPL) Science Fair Resources
Science Buddies Science Fair Project Resources
Super Science Fair Projects
Most questions you might have on how to do the project can be answered using the IJAS Policies and Procedures manual available using the link below.
WOODLAWN FAIR : Woodlawn L.C. - Jan. 14, 2014 (Wed)
(Northern Illinois Unv. - DeKalb)
THE SAME PAGES ARE AVAILABLE BELOW AS PDF DOCUMENTS WHICH YOU CAN PRINT, BUT YOU WILL HAVE TO MANUALLY TYPE IN YOUR INFORMATION.
IJAS manual pgs 35-43 (section on APA formating)
The links below can help you with the
APA format for the Reference List and Internal Citations (where you give the author credit within the text of your Review of Literature paper.)
PLANNING YOUR DISPLAY:
There is no one way to prepare your display, but there are some rules about size and safety. The links below have the rules as taken from the IJAS manual, tips and a checklist for making a good display and some photos of the display boards from previous year's fairs.
YOUR ORAL PRESENTATION
Basics of science fair start to finish; includes good idea resources
Open the link below to see a SAMPLE COMPLETED PROJECT PAPER. sample of a complete science fair project paper
Education.com Science Fair Projects
Sample of how to use Google Docs to make graphs: