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					                                      Science Fair Checklist & Dates

Student __________________________________ Project ___________________________ Period _____

(Keep this calendar somewhere at home where you will see it daily such as your refrigerator or bedroom
                                              wall!!)

                                                                                                               Completion
    Project Assignment                        Assignment Description                          Due Date           Date
                                                                                                                 (student &
                                                                                                              teacher initials)

  Choose Topic and Research       The topic and specific question you will investigate in       Friday,
          Question                this project.                                              September 17

                                  You will research information related to your topic
Research paper and Bibliography                                                             Friday, October
                                  and gather information to help guide your
     (use online template)                                                                         29
                                  experiment.


                                          Based on your research, give a prediction
   Variables, Hypothesis and               guess for the outcome of your experiment.
                                                                                               Thursday,
      Experimental Design                 Identify all variables.
                                                                                             September 23
    (Project Approval Form)               You will develop your Materials List and
                                           Procedure for the experiment.



 Conduct Experiment / Analyze     You need to have at least 3 trials. Depending on your
                                                                                             Wednesday,
             Data                 experimental design, you may want many more to
                                                                                             November 10
          (Log Book)              assure that your data is reliable!


      Make Conclusions/
                                  Communicate your results. Take the different                 Monday,
   Lab Report Rough Draft
                                  assignments and put them in a lab report format.           November 15
         (Log Book)


    Lab Report Final Draft                                                                    Thursday,
                                  Pass in final draft after editing.
           (TYPE)                                                                            November 18

                                                                                            ASSEMBLE IN
                                                                                            CLASS MONDAY
                                          Display boards will have information and
                                                                                            11/29
 Design and Construct Display              pictures from your experiment.
            Board                         Must have final lab report, lab notebook and
                                                                                            SET UP IN
                                           display board.
                                                                                            LIBRARY
                                                                                            TUESDAY 11/30
                                  Judging will take place in the morning. Science Fair
                                                                                              Wednesday,
    Stuttgart Science Fair!!      will be open to parents and students in the afternoon
                                                                                             December 1st
                                  and evening.


     Regional Science Fair        Winning local projects will be entered into the
                                  Regional science fair.

				
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