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  1. 1. HOW TO DO ASCIENCE FAIRPROJECTHMS SCIENCE FAIR IS WEDNESDAY,NOVEMBER 14, 2012. DISTRICT SCIENCE FAIRIS FEBRUARY, 2013.
  2. 2. STEMSCIENCETECHNOLOGYENGINEERINGMATHEMATICS
  3. 3. PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT“WE HAVE DETECTED YOUR PARENTS’ DNAALL OVER THIS PROJECT, BUT NONE OFYOURS.”
  4. 4. THE SCIENTIFIC METHODPOSE A QUESTIONDEVELOP A HYPOTHESISRESEARCH YOUR TOPICPERFORM AN EXPERIMENTANALYZE DATASHARE RESULTS
  5. 5. POSE A QUESTIONWILL ADDING FERTILIZER TO HOUSEPLANTSMAKE THEM GROW TALLER, FASTER?FORM A HYPOTHESISIF FERTILIZER IS ADDED TOHOUSEPLANTS, THEN THEY WILL GROWTALLER, FASTER.THIS IS A POSSIBLE ANSWER TO YOURINVESTIGATIVE QUESTION.
  6. 6. RESEARCH YOUR TOPIC GO TO THE LIBRARY CHECK THE INTERNET ASK AN EXPERT DESIGN YOUR EXPERIMENT WHAT MATERIALS WILL I NEED? 10 HOUSEPLANTS WATER FERTILIZER
  7. 7. DESIGN YOUR EXPERIMENTWHAT WILL MY PROCEDURE BE? PLANTS A, B, C, D, AND E WILL HAVE NO FERTILIZER ADDED. PLANTS F, G, H, I, AND J WILL HAVE THE RECOMMENDED AMOUNT OF FERTILIZER ADDED. WATER ALL PLANTS WITH AN EQUAL AMOUNT OF WATER ONCE A WEEK FOR 6 WEEKS. MEASURE PLANTS ONCE A WEEK FOR 6 WEEKS. RECORD MEASUREMENTS IN LOG BOOK.
  8. 8. CONTROL YOUR VARIABLESCONTROLLED VARIABLES: ALL OF THEVARIABLES THAT MUST REMAINCONSTANT: AMOUNT OF WATER AMOUNT OF LIGHT TYPE OF PLANT TYPE OF SOIL SIZE OF POT TEMPURATURE
  9. 9. CONTROL YOUR VARIABLESMANIPULATED VARIABLE: THE ADDITION OF FERTILIZERRESPONDING VARIABLE PLANT GROWTH
  10. 10. RECORD DATARECORD YOUR OBSERVATIONSMAKE CHARTS AND GRAPHS, AND/OR TAKEPHOTOS.DRAW CONCLUSIONSMAKE SENSE OUT OF YOUR DATA.WAS YOUR HYPOTHESIS CORRECT OR NOTCORRECT?IF YOUR HYPOTHESIS WAS NOT CORRECT,EXPLAIN WHY.WHAT FURTHER STUDIES COULD YOU DO?
  11. 11. SHARE RESULTSWRITE A REPORTCONSTRUCT A PRESENTATION BOARD.SHARE WITH YOUR PEERS.WRITE AN ABSTRACTPURPOSE OF THE EXPERIMENTPROCEDURESDATACONCLUSION
  12. 12. TOPICS TO AVOIDEXPERIMENTS WITH HUMAN PARTICIPANTSEXPERIMENTS WITH VERTEBRATE ANIMALSEXPERIMENTS WITH HAZARDOUSBIOLOGICAL AGENTSEXPERIMENTS WITH HAZARDOUSCHEMICALS, ACTIVITIES, OR DEVICES
  13. 13. CONSTRUCT APRESENTATION BOARD.THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO BE CREATIVE!SNAPPY PRESENTATION BOARDS BRINGATTENTION TO YOUR PROJECT.CHARTS, GRAPHS, AND PHOTOGRAPHSMAKE YOUR PRESENTATION BOARDINTERESTING AND PERSONAL.
  14. 14. EXAMPLE OF BOARD

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