ELEMENTARY SCIENCE EXPO
STUDENT WORKLIST

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Thomas A. Edison Regional Science and Inventors Fairs program will be facilitating virtual science and inventors fairs to begin the 2020-2021 school year. To participate in school-based science fairs, STUDENTS will need to complete/submit the following project items:

STEP Activity/Project “Paperwork”

1

  • REVIEW the Elementary Science Expo Handbook. This resource will help you start your project.

DRAFT Elementary Science Expo Handbook

 

BE SURE TO REVIEW Project Guidelines for the following project types:

 COMPLETE a Research Plan for the type of research project you will conduct…

Elementary Science Expo Research Plan

Name the file:    StudentFirstInitial StudentLastName SchoolName FY21 ResearchPlan

EXAMPLE:      T Edison EdisonParkES FY21 ResearchPlan

2

  • SUBMIT your Research Plan as soon as possible to your School’s Science Fair Google Classroom (ASSIGNMENT: START your science fair project!) for a safety review.

IMPORTANT: Your Research Plan MUST be approved by your teacher BEFORE you begin experimentation!

Reminder: For Team Projects, the Team Leader should upload project forms to Google Classroom

3

  • DURING Experimentation (BEFORE Judging), students are encouraged to keep a Log Book. A log book is a handwritten daily account of the research and experimentation completed. Log books are highly recommended for projects that participate in Elementary Science Expo.
  • AFTER Experimentation (BEFORE Judging), COMPLETE your Digital Project Display

CHOOSE ONE of the following Digital Project Display Templates: 

Table Display (48in X 36in)

Floor Display (48in X 72in)

 

  • Name the file:    StudentFirstInitial StudentLastName SchoolName FY21 ProjectDisplay
  • EXAMPLE:      T Edison EdisonParkES FY21 ProjectDisplay
  • AFTER Experimentation (BEFORE Judging), CREATE a 2-3 minute Video Summary of your project
  • Please note: Video must be recorded in real-time (“one take”) & remain unedited. MP4 preferred.
  • Name the file:    StudentFirstInitial StudentLastName SchoolName FY21 Video

EXAMPLE:      T Edison EdisonParkES FY21 Video

4

  • SUBMIT your Research Plan, Digital Project Display & Video Summary to your School’s Science Fair Google Classroom (ASSIGNMENT: GET READY for judging!)

Reminder: For Team Projects, the Team Leader should upload project forms to Google Classroom

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