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Science Fair Projects For Dummies [Kindle Edition]

Maxine Levaren
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Uh-oh, now you’ve gone and done it, you volunteered to do a science fair project. Don’t sweat it, presenting at a science fair can be a lot of fun. Just remember, the science fair is for your benefit. It’s your chance to show that you understand the scientific method and how to apply it. Also, it’s an opportunity for you to delve more deeply into a topic you’re interested in. Quite a few scientists, including a few Nobel laureates, claim that they had their first major breakthrough while researching a science fair project. And besides, a good science fair project can open a lot of doors academically and professionally—but you already knew that.

Stuck on what to do for your science project? This easy-to-follow guide is chock-full of more than 50 fun ideas and experiments in everything from astronomy to zoology. Your ultimate guide to creating crowd-pleasing displays, it shows you everything you need to know to:

  • Choose the best project idea for you
  • Make sure your project idea is safe, affordable, and doable
  • Research, take notes, and organize your facts
  • Write a clear informative research paper
  • Design and execute your projects
  • Ace the presentation and wow the judges

Science fair guru Maxine Levaren gives walks you step-by-step through every phase of choosing, designing, assembling and presenting a blue ribbon science fair project. She gives you the inside scoop on what the judges are really looking for and coaches you on all the dos and don’ts of science fairs. And she arms you with in-depth coverage of more than 50 winning projects, including:

  • Projects involving experiments in virtually every scientific disciplines
  • Computer projects that develop programs to solve a particular problem or analyze system performance
  • Engineering projects that design and build new devices or test existing devices to compare and analyze performance
  • Research projects involving data collection and mathematical analysis of results

Your complete guide to doing memorable science projects and having fun in the process, Science Fair Projects For Dummies is a science fair survival guide for budding scientists at every grade level.



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From the Back Cover

Packed with more than 50 innovative project ideas!

Features great project ideas for any grade level

Get the inside scoop on the do's and don'ts at the science fairs!

Stuck on what to do for a science project? This easy-to-follow guide is chock-full of fun ideas and experiments ranging from botany to zoology. You'll discover how to develop a topic, research and assemble your project, and present it at the science fair so that it gets a lot of favorable attention - and impresses the judges!

The Dummies Way
* Explanations in plain English
* "Get in, get out" information
* Icons and other navigational aids
* Tear-out cheat sheet
* Top ten lists
* A dash of humor and fun

About the Author

Maxine Levaren is an expert in the world of science fair projects. She has written a number of books on the subject. Levaren has also given several presentations on developing science projects.

Product Details

  • File Size: 12573 KB
  • Print Length: 388 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies; 1 edition (May 4, 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0050C3F1O
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #635,305 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Science Fair Fun April 4, 2012
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This is a good book for ideas and how-to information for any student entering a science fair. Gives parents relief from worry about what to do!
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4.0 out of 5 stars good Ideas and Shows Scientific Method Well September 12, 2009
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Added to Library with other books to help communicate ideas and thoughts to kids. Variety in communicating is a great way to see other angles to help kids figure out how things work.

Great Help for kids to learn how to apply them selves for Science Projects
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