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1 Science Fairs

2 sciencepalooza! sciencepalooza! Feb 8, 2014 Feb 8, 2014 Online application Online application Due Date : 1/15/12 Due Date : 1/15/12 foundation.org foundation.org Championship Championship March 12 March 12 Paper application Paper application Due Date: varies Due Date: varies

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4 Prizes sciencepalooza! sciencepalooza! First: $50 First: $50 Second $25 Second $25 Best Title Best Title Most Ingenious Most Ingenious Top Female Top Female Top School Top School Championship Championship Various cash up to $2000 Various cash up to $2000 Trip to Ca State Science Fair Trip to Ca State Science Fair Trip to Intel International Science and Engineering Fair Trip to Intel International Science and Engineering Fair

5 Types of projects sciencepalooza! sciencepalooza! No product testing No product testing No behavioral science No behavioral science Biological and physical experiments Biological and physical experiments Investigations Investigations No reports Championship Championship No product testing No product testing See special rules/forms for behavioral science See special rules/forms for behavioral science Engineering, math, computer science Engineering, math, computer science All types of experiments All types of experiments

6 Investigation-includes robots

7 Good Projects Something you CARE about Something you CARE about Do your background research Do your background research Look for the answer to Why or How Look for the answer to Why or How Something important-to developing countries, to disabled people, to the environment Something important-to developing countries, to disabled people, to the environment Something inherently cool Something inherently cool

8 Experiments answer scientific questions why and how

9 Stay away from: Pouring Coke on anything Pouring Coke on anything Growing plants in different soils Growing plants in different soils Testing different colors of light on plants Testing different colors of light on plants Electrolysis Electrolysis Building electromagnets Building electromagnets Anything that starts Anything that starts out with I want to out with I want to find out what find out what happens when… happens when…

10 and Testing bottled water Testing bottled water Testing antibacterial soaps Testing antibacterial soaps Calorimetry Calorimetry

11 Hints: Use Google Use Google Stay away from science project lists and.com Stay away from science project lists and.com DO: Put in 2 science terms, UV and Insects DO: Put in 2 science terms, UV and Insects Or Earthquake and Magnetism Or use ask.com-it offers nice suggestions Use your hobbies Look around and SEE Use the things that bug you Use the Special Awards Use the news Look for unique measuring devices (IR meter)

12 Applying Be clear Be clear Include safety information Include safety information Use metric Use metric Know your variables Know your variables Include relevant and valid reference Include relevant and valid reference

13 Important Websites On Facebook- Sciencepalooza On Facebook- Sciencepalooza


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