State the Question Type your question here. (This is the question that your experiment answers.)
Abstract Type a brief overview or summary of your project here.
Research Summarize your research here in three to five bullet points: – 1 st point – 2 nd point – 3 rd point – 4 th point – 5 th point
Variables Independent variable: The one variable that you purposely change and test. Dependent variable: The measure of change observed because of the independent variable. It is important to decide how you are going to measure the change. Controlled variables: These are the things that are kept the same throughout your experiment.
Materials Item NameAmount (Units) Type a detailed list of the items you needed to complete your experiments. Be specific about the amounts used.
Procedures List all of the steps used in completing your experiment. Remember to number your steps. Add photos of your experiments.
Data Table It is easier to understand the data if it is put into a table or graph. Create a table in Microsoft Word or Excel, print it and tape it here. Make sure all data is clearly labeled. You can also use this website http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph/def ault.aspx http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph/def ault.aspx
Data Graph It is easier to understand the data if it is put into a table or graph. Create a graph in Microsoft Excel, print it in color, and attach it here. Make sure all data is clearly labeled. You can also use this website http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph/def ault.aspx http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph/def ault.aspx
Conclusions Type a brief summary here of what you discovered based on the results of your experiments. You need to indicate whether or not the data supports the hypothesis and explain why or why not. Any problems that happened in your experiment that changed your results? Improvements that could be made if your project goes on to the district Science Fair? What did you learn or discover that you didn’t know before you started? What connections can you make from your results and your research? Why is it important to your audience?
APA Bibliography Citations Be sure to include print and electronic sources and put them in alphabetical order.