Getting Started

Determine your category and type of project. 

Grade Categories:

  • K-1
  • Grades 2-3
  • Grades 4-5
  • Grades 6-7
  • Grades 8-9
  • Grades 10-12

*students can enter in each category as either an "individual" or a "team" (maximum of 2 students)

Types of Projects:

  • Experiment: Student states a hypothesis, then designs and undertakes an experiment to test it. Experimental variables, if identified, are controlled to some extent.
  • Study: Student asks a specific question to be answered or solved. A collection and analysis of data to reveal evidence of a fact, situation or pattern of scientific interest is then undertaken. It could include a study of cause and effect relationships or theoretical investigations of scientific data.
  • Innovation/Invention: Student asks a specific question to be answered or solved. The development and evaluation of innovative devices, models, techniques or approaches in technology, engineering, or computers is then undertaken.

Suggested Agenda

8:30 - 9:30 amStudents set up projects
9:30 - 12:30 pmJudging of Projects 
12:30 - 1:30pmLunch / Science Activities
1:30 - 2:30pmAwards Ceremony
2:30pmStudents take down projects

Safety Rules:

  • No open flames (present photos instead)
  • No live organisms (including meal worms, present photos instead)