Resources

Websites:

Success With Science An excellent book that can help you with formulating a project, finding people who can help you complete it, and learning how to present your project to judges and others

Science Buddies Project ideas and much more

Archimedes Initiative Videos from fair participants talking about their projects and more

Journal of Experimental Secondary Science Scientific research papers written by high school students

Undergraduate Research Journal for the Human Sciences High School Edition Scientific research papers in the human sciences written by high school students

Maryland BioGENEius Challenge Competition for Maryland students doing original research in biotechnology

Kids Are Scientists Too (KAST) A national nonprofit corporation whose goal is to inspire elementary and middle school students to be interested in science and learning through fun, interactive science sessions led by science and service loving high school and college students.

White Papers:

WRITING AN EFFECTIVE ABSTRACT
TALKING TO THE JUDGES Tips for communicating with the judges effectively

Judging Criteria. There are four sets of criteria: one for Behavioral Science, Biology, Chemistry and Physics, one for Computer Science, one for Engineering, and one for Mathematics.

SAMPLE ABSTRACT TEMPLATE

ANTICIPATING DIFFICULT QUESTIONS FROM JUDGES

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION