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INTEL Guidelines

Teen Science Fair Sourcebook

All the tips you'll need to create a successful high-powered science fair project.

Science Fair Projects

A+ Science Fair Projects

A fabulous collection of science projects, explorations, techniques, and ideas!

Science Fair Projects for Dummies®

This easy-to-follow guide is chock-full of more than 50 fun ideas and experiments in everything from astronomy to zoology.

The Complete Handbook of Science Fair Projects

This new edition of The Complete Handbook of Science Fair Projects is recognized in the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) rule book and written by a former science fair winner and judge. It's your key to an award-winning project.

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Library Research

A Research Plan/Project Summary should include the following:
1.  RATIONALE: Include a brief synopsis of the background that supports your research problem and explain why this research is
important and if applicable, explain any societal impact of your research.
2.  RESEARCH QUESTION(S), HYPOTHESIS(ES), ENGINEERING GOAL(S), EXPECTED OUTCOMES: How is this based on the rationale
described above?
3. DESCRIBE IN DETAIL:
•  Procedures: Detail all procedures and experimental design including methods for data collection. Describe only your project.
• Risk and Safety: Identify any potential risks and safety precautions needed.
• Data Analysis: Describe the procedures you will use to analyze the data/results.
4.  BIBLIOGRAPHY/REFERENCES: List major references (e.g. science journal articles, books, internet sites) from your literature review. If you plan to
use vertebrate animals, one of these references must be an animal care reference.