This science fair project planner is designed for group science fair projects. In the past my students struggled with each component and how to put them together to design and create their science fair project. Using this as a guide students are more confident through the process and complete higher quality work. Included is an agenda of target due dates that the students fill in to help keep them on track. Each step of the science fair project is included with a brief description/directions and a space for students to fill in. Students will also benefit from guidelines on putting together their science fair board. Finally, I have included the scoring rubric (based on the one my district uses) to grade the components and content of science fair projects. Updated to include self reflection as well as self and peer scoring.
I love the step by step reminders! Great resource!
December 4, 2012
This will be such a help in guiding my students this year! Most need good date-by-date goals and your reminders about being specific and becoming an expert are exactly the points that I stress. Thanks!
My students complete Science Fair Projects every year and I have put on my to do list to create something like this for them to help them along! Thank you for it and I am hoping my students find it as easy to use as I see it!
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Thanks for sharing.
April 10, 2013
Is there any chance you would be willing to sell a word document of the Science Fair Project Planning Packet? I think it's great but I'd love to fix a couple of typos and add some differentiation as I teach three grades.
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