Science Fair Projects For Dummies

Science Fair Projects For Dummies

by Maxine Levaren
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Science Fair Projects For Dummies by Maxine Levaren

Uh-oh, now you’ve gone and done it, you volunteered to do a science fair project. Don’t sweat it, presenting at a science fair can be a lot of fun. Just remember, the science fair is for your benefit. It’s your chance to show that you understand the scientific method and how to apply it. Also, it’s an opportunity for you to delve more deeply into a topic you’re interested in. Quite a few scientists, including a few Nobel laureates, claim that they had their first major breakthrough while researching a science fair project. And besides, a good science fair project can open a lot of doors academically and professionally—but you already knew that.

Stuck on what to do for your science project? This easy-to-follow guide is chock-full of more than 50 fun ideas and experiments in everything from astronomy to zoology. Your ultimate guide to creating crowd-pleasing displays, it shows you everything you need to know to:

  • Choose the best project idea for you
  • Make sure your project idea is safe, affordable, and doable
  • Research, take notes, and organize your facts
  • Write a clear informative research paper
  • Design and execute your projects
  • Ace the presentation and wow the judges

Science fair guru Maxine Levaren gives walks you step-by-step through every phase of choosing, designing, assembling and presenting a blue ribbon science fair project. She gives you the inside scoop on what the judges are really looking for and coaches you on all the dos and don’ts of science fairs. And she arms you with in-depth coverage of more than 50 winning projects, including:

  • Projects involving experiments in virtually every scientific disciplines
  • Computer projects that develop programs to solve a particular problem or analyze system performance
  • Engineering projects that design and build new devices or test existing devices to compare and analyze performance
  • Research projects involving data collection and mathematical analysis of results

Your complete guide to doing memorable science projects and having fun in the process, Science Fair Projects For Dummies is a science fair survival guide for budding scientists at every grade level.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118069783
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/04/2011
Series: For Dummies Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 388
File size: 21 MB
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About the Author

Maxine Levaren is an expert in the world of science fair projects. She has written a number of books on the subject. Levaren has also given several presentations on developing science projects.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Know wonder this book is for dummies , only loser would buy this book. This book stinks so bad you can't even go an the other side of the world, this book stinks like it ben living in a dumpster.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I found this a very helpful guide to help me set up a Science Fair Project. It was, to me, a very complete reference/how to book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This saved my life for my project cause my mom jist gave me a Nook the day before the project was due but i got an A after i read that book!!!
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Guest More than 1 year ago
Thank goodness for Dummies - this book helped save my son (and his parents) from last minute Science Fair project planning! Format was ideal to help him come up with ideas of his own within a framework that would please his teacher and end up with a worthwhile experiment.