Free Science Fair Resources


The internet is a great source of information. Here are some links to get you started:

100 Extremely Useful Search Engines for Science


American Psychological Association Guide to Psychological Research


Archimedes Initiative


Energy Quest


Internet Public Library's Science Fair Project Resource Guide


Science Buddies:


Science Fair Central


Science Fair Projects @ Nasa



Why a Science Fair - Student?


Why a Science Fair - Teacher?


Designing a Research Project


Writing Reports


Science Fair Displays


Statistics for Research


The following links are to zip files.  You may be behind a firewall that prevents you from downloading these files.  If so, please contact the OCSEF and we will provide an alternate link.

Additional Resources for Any Fair


Planning Report Writing


Getting Started - Organization


Dealing with Statistics


Safety Resources




Google Science Fair

The Google Science Fair is an annual online science fair open to young scientists ages 13-18 with ideas that might just change the world.


Intel® International Science and Engineering Fair

The Intel® International Science and Engineering Fair® (Intel ISEF) is the world's largest international pre-college science competition. More than 1,600 high school students showcase their independent research and compete for more than $4 million in awards.


Broadcom Masters

Students from grades 6 to 8 


California State Science Fair