Q4 Science Project Help

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Organizing and Presenting Science Fair Project Findings

Organizing and Presenting Science Fair Project Findings

Now that you have all your data, how do you analyze and present it appropriately? Get tips and tricks for displaying science fair results and observations. More...

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education.com
Super Science Spinner

Super Science Spinner

Here's a fun way to find an idea for a science fair project. Spin the wheel until you find a topic you like. More...

Interactive
Dragonfly TV/PBS
Science Fair Central: Getting Started

Science Fair Central: Getting Started

In science, you start with curiosity. But that must lead to "testable questions," and from there to experiments. See how testable questions come from curiosity. More...

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Discovery
Savory Science: Jelly Bean Taste Test

Savory Science: Jelly Bean Taste Test

When it comes to tasting a feast of flavors, what role does your nose play? Find out with this "scent-sational" experiment. More...

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Scientific American
Enzymes Activity

Enzymes Activity

Do the enzymes in some detergents really make a difference when you're doing laundry? What about pH and water temperature? See for yourself with these experiments. More...

Activity
education.com
Cooling Glow Sticks

Cooling Glow Sticks

Discover the connection between lizards and glow sticks in this simple experiment. All you need is a fresh glow stick, water, ice, and salt. More...

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Naked Scientists
Activity: Yeast-Air Balloons

Activity: Yeast-Air Balloons

Baker's yeast is tiny — just one gram holds about 25 billion cells — but don't let that fool you. See firsthand what its enzymes can do with this simple experiment. More...

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Exploratorium
Cabbage Chemistry: Finding Acids and Bases

Cabbage Chemistry: Finding Acids and Bases

You need little more than a red cabbage and a pair of goggles to (safely) test whether things around your house are acids or bases. More...

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Scientific American/Science Buddies
Egg Substitutes

Egg Substitutes

People with an egg allergy often must avoid a whole range of foods that contain egg as a binder, thickener, or to make a baked good rise. Put on your chef’s hat to test egg substitutes in these experiments. More...

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Science Buddies
Glue Strength Comparison

Glue Strength Comparison

Do you really need to buy glue? Try your hand at making your own from casein, a protein found in cow's milk. Then test its adhesiveness against the store-bought stuff. More...

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education.com
Bigfoot Footage: Time for a Lesson in Skepticism

Bigfoot Footage: Time for a Lesson in Skepticism

The Sasquatch Genome Project has spent 5 years trying to prove the existence of Bigfoot. How does their research hold up against the scientific method? More...

Article
The Christian Science Monitor
Comparing the Engineering Design Process and the Scientific Method

Comparing the Engineering Design Process and the Scientific Method

Scientists study things about nature, while engineers make new things to fulfill a need. Because they have different objectives, scientists and engineers use different methods to do their work. More...

Article
Science Buddies
Not All Scientific Studies Are Created Equal

Not All Scientific Studies Are Created Equal

We are always hearing about the results of scientific studies, but should we believe them? More...

Video
TED Ed/David H. Schwartz
Science Fair Ideas: The Scientific Method

Science Fair Ideas: The Scientific Method

To enter a science fair, you'll have to use the scientific method. Science Bob helps you out. More...

Article
Science Bob
Scientific Hypothesis, Theory, Law Definitions

Scientific Hypothesis, Theory, Law Definitions

Heard someone say, "That's just a theory"? In science, a theory is an explanation that has survived test after test and has never been disproved. You'll find 3 key definitions here. More...

Article
About.com
Steps of the Scientific Method

Steps of the Scientific Method

This site neatly summarizes the steps in the scientific method for students (like you!) about to undertake a science fair project. More...

Article
Science Kids