Details all the steps required to do an award winning science fair project that follows the Engineering Design Process.
Students are given a checklist of outcomes after each important step.
Downloadable worksheets provide the students with easy to follow instructions to write needed important information. Students will learn how to
1). Set up and use a Design Lab Notebook
2). Identify a Need
3). Write a Problem Statement
4). Do Project Research
5). Research Target Users or Consumers
6). Do Patent Research
7). Specify Design Requirements
8). Write a Design Brief
9). Design a Preliminary Design and choose the best solution using a Design Matrix
10). Write a step-by-step Procedure
11). Follow steps to test a prototype or solution which includes collecting and analyzing data and drawing conclusions,
12). What to do if the student needs to refine, redesign and retest their prototype
13). Write a Project Report and Abstract
14). Create an extraordinary science fair display board
15). Prepare for the Science Fair Judges questions
16). And more....
A Parent's Guide to Science Fair Projects assists parents on how to help their child without doing the work for them. There is a unique Timeline that will help students to accomplish small outcomes so that they don't get overwhelmed by the this long project. A chart that shows you how to assist your child at each important step.
Includes a bonus book: Best Kept Secrets on How-To Win a Science Fair Contest.
The most comprehensive science fair resource book on the market! This book is like an encyclopedia!