Courtenay Middle School Library
Science Fair Resources
Readability levels l =easiest,
n = at approximate grade level, u =advanced, uu=most difficult.

Ethics of information use
Table of Contents
  1. Science Fair Safety   .4. Ideas for Projects
  2. Information, Criteria, etc.   .5. Going Beyond
  3. The Scientific Process   .6. Check Your Facts
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1. Science Fair Safety ( top)
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Guideline for a safe lab (ScienceAware Communications, Inc.)
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Mr. Thackwray's lab safety rules (SD#38 Richmond, BC)
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Safety symbols: pdf (McGraw-Hill Ryerson)

2. Information, Criteria and other Science Fairs ( top)
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1. CMS Science Fair short checklist
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5. Vancouver Island Regional Science Fair (University of Victoria)
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2. CMS Science Fair detailed progress checklist
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6. British Columbia (Science Fair Foundation of BC)
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3. CMS Science Fair assignment
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7. Canada-Wide Science Fair
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4. CMS Science Fair criteria
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8. Science Fair project resource guide (Internet Public Library)
       
3. The Scientific Process ( top)
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1. The Scientific Method #1 (Sandy Lautz)
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6. Scientific method slideshow (New Mexico State University)
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2. The Scientific Method #2 (Drexel University, USA)
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7. The Scientific Process: observation (learner.org)
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3. The Scientific Method - a primer (Science Service, USA)
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8. Scientific Method and Science Fairs (Plymouth Schools, MA, USA)
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4. The Scientific Method #3: PowerPoint (Chariho School District, RI, USA)
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9. Think like a scientist - a fable (North Carolina State University, USA)
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5. Forming questions in science: pdf (McGraw-Hill Ryerson)
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10. Scientific process - quiz (Sandy Lautz)

4. Ideas for Science Fair Projects ( top)
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1. The virtual Science Fair (Mankato School District, Minn. USA)
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10. Extreme Science Fair challenge webquest (Berks County Schools, PA, USA)
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2. Mr. McLaren's survival page: great links at bottom (A.R. Cole Jr. High, Rhode Island, USA)
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11. Science Fair webquest (fortunecity.com)
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3. Internet Public Library experiements & projects (University of Michigan, USA)
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12. Science Fair Central (Discovery Channel, USA)
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4. Internet Public Library resource guide (University of Michigan, USA)
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13. Science Fair projects online (Commercial site)
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5. Youth Science Foundation of Canada
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14. Middle School Science Fair projects (Commercial site)
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6. Science Fairs in agriculture (USDA, USA)
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15. Super Science Fair projects eBook (Commercial site)
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7. Hands-on Science Fair (Twin Groves Middle School, Ill. USA)
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16. All science fair projects (Commercial site)
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8. Experimental Science projects (Mankato Public Schools, MN, USA)
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17. The Ultimate Science Fair resource (Commercial site)
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9. Science Fair primer (Ted Rowan,Falmouth High School, MA, USA)
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18. Family Education: for parents helping students (familyeducation.com)

 
5. Going Beyond: From Rube Goldberg to the Science Olympics ( top)
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1. The Official Rube Goldberg site (rube-goldburg.com)
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4. Middle School Science Olympics ideas: challenge your friends (University of Western Ontario)
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2. Rube Goldberg at Perdue (Perdue University, USA)
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5. Science Olympics ideas: scroll down for ideas (Science Olympiad, USA)
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3. Over the top - a device explained (Perdue University, USA)
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6. Science Olympic: disease detectives (U.S. Centers for Disease Control)

6. Check Your Facts and Beyond ( top)
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1. Illustrated Scientific Dictionary (enchantedlearning.com)
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5. How stuff works (howstuffworks.com)
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2. Encarta Dictionary and Thesaurus (microsoft.com)
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6. Science & tech innovations (National Research Council Canada)
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3. English-French Dictionary (www.freedict.com)   7. Youth.ca-Science and Technology Careers (Government of Canada)
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4. Internet Public Library encyclopedia links (University of Michigan, USA)
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8. The Nobel Channel (nobelchannel.com)

 
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Readability levels l =easiest, n = at approximate grade level, u =advanced, uu=most difficult.