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Free Science Fair Resources

 

Online Resources

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


100 Extremely Useful Search Engines for Science

http://www.onlinecollegecourses.com/2009/11/08/100-extremely-useful-search-engines-for-science/

 

American Psychological Association Guide to Psychological Research

http://www.apa.org/education/k12/science-fair.aspx

 

Archimedes Initiative

http://www.archimedesinitiative.org/

 

Energy Quest

http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/projects/index.html

 

Internet Public Library's Science Fair Project Resource Guide

http://www.ipl.org/div/projectguide/

 

Science Buddies:

http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_guide_index.shtml?From=body

 

Science Fair Central

http://school.discoveryeducation.com/sciencefaircentral/

 

Science Fair Projects @ Nasa

http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/hqlibrary/pathfinders/fairs.htm

 

OCSEF resources

 

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

 

 

Other Science Fairs

 

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

 

Summer Camps

Math and Science Summer Camps in California

Academic Talent Program

 

Apprentice Researchers

 

Berkeley Foundation for Opportunities in Information Technology’s IT Leadership Program (BFOIT)

 

California Science Center

 

Chabot Space & Science Center

 

Center for Talented Youth

 

CyberCamps

 

Earthwatch Institute, Student Challenge Awards Program (SCAP)

 

iD Tech Camps

 

Lawrence Hall of Science Summer Camps

 

Point Reyes Science Camp

 

Research Mentorship Program

 

Sally Ride Camps

 

Stanford University Mathematics Camp (SUMAC)

 

Summer Science Program in Astronomy

 

The Tech Summer Camps, The Technological Museum of Innovation

 


Math and Science Camps Outside California

Academic Treks

 

Advanced Biology Institute

 

Awesome Math

 

ALL GIRLS/ALL MATH (AGAM)

 

Canada/USA Mathcamp

 

Hampshire College Summer Studies in Mathematics (HCSSiM)

 

Michigan Math and Science Scholars

 

Program in Mathematics for Young Scientists (PROMYS)

 

Research Science Institute, MIT

 

Ross Mathematics Program

 

Rutgers Young Scholars Program in Discrete Mathematics

 

Summer Institute for Mathematics at the University of Washington (SIMUW)

 

Summer Mathematics Program for High School Students