Science Fair Information

The Walnut Hills H.S. Library has MANY books with hundreds of ideas for science fair projects, all of which are shelved at call number 507 in the library and may be checked out overnight. The following websites also have suggestions on projects for science fairs. When you find science fair information on the web, be sure that it is from a reputable source (schools, libraries, or scientific organizations are best: look for .org or .edu in the URL) and is appropriate for your grade level and project requirements.

Remember to document where you get your information!

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For General Science Information
World Book Online
This has great explanations of basic concepts in science, with good diagrams and pictures. A username and password to access the INFOhio Electronic Resources is available from the school library media center.

Science Online
An online science encyclopedia with many good illiustrations and diagrams. An excellent place to get information if you don't know much about your basic topic. A username and password to access the INFOhio Electronic Resources is available from the school library media center.

This has magazine and newspaper articles for the past ten years, and includes many science magazines. This is a good place to look if you want to find out if your science idea or topic has been in the news. From home: user name:7675; password: 7675

Gale Student Resources in Context
Reference, magazine, and newspaper articles about science, and many other topics. A good source for background information. From home: cinc48953

For Science Fair Project Information
Science Buddies - Science Fair Project Ideas
This is a huge list of possible projects organized by general subject area. It also includes a Topic Selection Wizard to help you narrow down your general area of interest to show you the kinds of projects you might like to do.

Science Fair Project Ideas
More super ideas for science fair projects, from Loiusiana State University.

Super Science Fair Projects
An excellent site with great information on HOW to think up an idea for a good project, as well as turn your idea into a workable plan.

Science Fair Central
Great place to go if you are planning to do a science project

Amateur Science
Terrific links and a great way to get ideas for a science project.

The Science Snackbook
You will really love the quick and easy science experiments (science "snacks") here.

Internet Public Library's Your Science Fair Project
All the steps involved in putting together a good science fair project.

Math Ideas for Science Fair Projects
If you like math and want to do a science fair project that involves math, this is the site for you. Be patient: this site is slow to load!

How to design a survey
Essential Information if you are going to do a survey as part of your research.
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