This file is a 15-page printout in PowerPoint format. Each student would receive a packet at the beginning of the project. Throughout the project, there are 9 tasks for the student to complete and turn in that assure the teacher the project is being completed in the proper manner. A suggested timeline is also included for due dates for each task along the way. It includes the following pages:
-"What is a Science Fair" introduction
-Project Ideas Page with Good/Not So Good Ideas
-Suggested Timeline Page for Due Dates of the 8 tasks
-Task 1 Page: What is Your Scientific Question?
-Task 2 Page: Research Your Topic
-Task 3 Page: What is Your Hypothesis/List of Suggested Hypotheses
-Task 4 Page: Time to Design Your Experiment!
-Task 5 Page: Guidelines for Performing a Safe and Worthwhile Experiment
-Task 6 Page: Data Collection/Record Your Results
-Task 7 Page: State Your Conclusion
-Task 8 Page: Guidelines for Creating an Attractive Tri-Fold Presentation Display Board
-Task 9 Page: Tips for Giving a Successful Presentation to parents/teachers/judges
I have used this packet for 6 years of successful 3rd grade science fairs. I hope you enjoy it and can modify it as needed for your students!